Charles Scaliger

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 13:00

What Constitutes a Constitutional Crisis?

In scandal-ridden Washington, every crisis is a mortal threat to our constitutional order, or so the hysteria mongers in the mainstream news media would have us believe.

Monday, 04 December 2017 15:20

Why Not Lower Taxes Through LESS Government?

The ongoing debate over tax cuts has been framed, as it always is, in stark terms: Either we stimulate the economy by cutting taxes — leading to a rise in deficits and debts — or we raise taxes to pay the ever-higher cost of government.

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 16:43

Catalonian Independence & the EU

Catalans, a people from northeastern Spain, and other groups wish to form their own countries. But the political entity running Europe — the EU — will not let that happen.

Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:54

Can We Keep Our Constitution Under NAFTA?

NAFTA — like many other international trade and defense agreements to which the United States is a party — is in fact very deleterious to constitutional government.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 08:11

NAFTA's Realignment of Political Power

NAFTA is a steppingstone toward more integrated regional government; left to its own devices, it will not forever remain confined to trade.

There is now a growing movement in favor of convening a new constitutional convention to correct a host of alleged deficiencies in the document. A constitutional convention is clearly both legal and constitutional. But is it wise?

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 09:46

What's Going On in Catalonia?

What's behind the Catalan bid for independence from Spain?

The recent rush to kneel or otherwise refuse to show deference for the National Anthem among professional football players is deeply offensive to many patriotic Americans. But should such conduct be illegal?

Thursday, 12 October 2017 14:06

Natural Disasters and Government Aid

In the wake of devastation by recent hurricanes, calls are going out for federal aid, but private aid actually does most of the work, is more efficient, and is constitutional.

In the wake of the awful mass shooting in Las Vegas, anti-gun interests across the nation claim the federal government should do everything it can to outlaw the private ownership of weapons deemed a threat to public safety. Are they correct?

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