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The Suicide Pact The Freedom Answer Book Theodore and Woodrow It is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government is Wrong Lies the Government Told You Dred Scott's Revenge A Nation of Sheep The Constitution in Exile Constitutional Chaos

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Spying on Journalists

Last week, this column argued that the only constitutional role for armed federal forces in Portland, Oregon, was to assist U.S. marshals in protecting federal property and personnel there — in this case, the federal courthouse and those who co [...]

Freedom and Political Dissent

Two weeks ago, this column offered a brief history of the freedom of speech in America. The essence of the column was that all public speech is lawful when there is time for more speech to challenge it and that the remedy for hate speech is not censo [...]

How Totalitarianism Begins

"The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own consciences." — C.S. [...]

A Brief History of the Freedom of Speech in America

"I disagree with what you say but will defend to the death your right to say it." — Voltaire (1694-1778) When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, he included in it a list of the colonists' grievances with the B [...]

Personal Liberty Squeezed in a Vise

Last week, this column addressed the expectation of revolution and the exhilaration of freedom that pervaded the 13 colonies during the summer of 1776. This summer in America, we are approaching the end of a civilized and free society as we have know [...]

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