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Forgotten Founder: James Iredell

While most people think of just a small group of people as “The Founders,” there are many others who were incredibly important and influential. In this episode, learn about one of them, James Iredell. Born October 5, 1751 – Iredell rose to prominence at just 23 years old, was a leading thinker on issues like…

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The 9th Amendment: Partner to the 10th

Few parts of the Constitution have been so misunderstood as the Ninth Amendment in the Bill of Rights. With its 21 words the 9th Amendment reads; “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” Learn about two primary models or theories of…

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4 Ways “Conservative” Groups are Awful on the Constitution and liberty

What can we learn from a single email sent by a respected conservative organization that’s been around for more than 30 years? Quite a lot, actually. Path to Liberty, Fast Friday Edition: September 27, 2019 JOIN TAC: Show Archives: Subscribe and Review on iTunes:

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Impeachment: Intro to “high Crimes and Misdemeanors”

The Constitution states “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” It is clear officers can be impeached and removed for major crimes, but what is a “high . . . Misdemeanor?”…

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Chipping Away: Will it be Big Brother or Liberty?

George Orwell’s Big Brother would drool over the all-encompassing surveillance system quietly under construction in the United States. While you probably won’t find many people saying they actually WANT to live in a 1984 world, a lot of people who oppose it are supporting the steps to build it. Path to Liberty: September 23, 2019…

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George Washington’s Farewell: Cultivate Peace, Cherish Public Credit

In his Farewell Address, George Washington said we should “cultivate peace” to avoid the dangers of massive national debt Most people think of a big army, navy and airforce as the key elements of “national defense,” but George Washington also included the government’s ability to borrow money. In his farewell address, he called it “a…

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11 Powers and Duties of the President Under the Constitution

While debates get more and more intense over who should preside over the most powerful government in the history of the world – maybe it’s more important to first determine what the job duties of the president are. As described by the Constitution, of course.Path to Liberty, Fast Friday Edition: September 11, 2019

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Constitution 101: Powers Reserved to the States or to the People

While the Constitution was being considered in state ratifying conventions, prominent supporters of ratification repeatedly gave the people lists of powers that would be exclusively reserved to the people of the several states. Tench Coxe, James Iredell, Charles Carroll, James Wilson, and even John Marshall and Alexander Hamilton. Path to Liberty: September 16, 2019 JOIN…

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