The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Lunch With Noah Rothman

by Smitty You may have seen this a few years back: That ad comes to mind reading Noah Rothman over at Hot Air as he surveys a few recent URLs concerning the Convention of States notion. Rothman makes a fair point: there is no risk-free way to revisit our founding document: For conservatives who ostensibly […]

Columnist Uses Libel in ‘Hate Speech’ Attack on First Amendment Rights

“Take your meds before reading,” warns Kathy Shaidle about a Times of Israel column by “human rights activist” Dinah Silverstein: In the world today, it is universally accepted that hate speech is not free speech. International human rights law . . . mandates legal protections against hate speech. . . . Every single human rights […]

Convention Of States: ’15 Surprise Story?

by Smitty Mark Levin, radio talking head: On Thursday, December 4, the Convention of States Project sponsored the breakfast session at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meeting in Washington, D.C. Convention of States Project legal board member, nationally syndicated radio talk show host, and Constitutional expert, Mark Levin, spoke on behalf of Article V […]

Hateful Bigoted Incestophobes!

Earlier today I was reading The [Un]Documented Mark Steyn, which has many things to say about the West’s heedless descent into degeneracy — wealthy gay men employing surrogate mothers as womb-for-hire baby-makers and so forth — and then I returned to the computer to find that New York State’s highest court has ruled that an […]

‘They Found a Rape Kit in His Car’

Do you think #YesAllWomen will notice stories like this? “The restraining order was granted for a period of three years, this was August 2011. . . . He found me at Dartmouth, at my sorority, he found me at my family’s new home that they moved to. He found me through LinkedIn, Facebook, everything. I […]

Headline of the Day

Courtesy of @KatherineMiller at BuzzFeed: We Never Tried To Impeach Bush, Says Democratic Lawmaker Who Co-Sponsored Bush Impeachment Bill Remember: It is Democrats who are currently raising millions of dollars through fearmongering e-mail appeals that accuse Republicans of planning to impeach President Obama. And in June 2008, Dennis Kucinich introduced articles of impeachment against President […]

Convention Of States Article V Symposium

by Smitty I haven’t had time to delve into this, but I will say this is general idea is a source of tremendous hope.

Joseph Ellis Underscores The Need For The Convention Of States

by Smitty Ellis at the L.A. Times serves a moot point as though it were wisdom: But, seriously, a second Constitutional Convention? It could never succeed, chiefly because the secrecy, elitism and the rest of 1787 reality could never be duplicated in our time. (And ought not be.) Besides — and here I feel an […]

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