Topic: James Madison
Editorial Board Blog Stewart and Colbert rallies in Washington: Political activism for the rest of us?
Comedy Central talk show hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced dueling rallies in Washington October 30.
09/17/2010 01:51 pm
There’s no excuse for misquoting and misunderstanding the US Constitution. But public figures ranging from Nancy Pelosi to Rush Limbaugh do it all the time.
09/17/2010 12:01 pm
Elena Kagan has shown a troubling willingness to defer to the tyranny of the majority, instead of upholding individual rights.
07/20/2010 02:21 pm
Let's be real, urges historian Joseph Ellis. America's founders were neither saints nor sinners.
07/04/2010 07:05 am
Rand Paul, Republican candidate for US Senate from Kentucky, is perhaps the closest thing there is to a 'tea party' candidate. In that light, his recent controversial comments are telling.
05/23/2010 04:51 pm
The Supreme Court was designed by the Founders to be elitist.
05/20/2010 11:15 am
How dry was Prohibition? Some say the law did much to spike sales of alcohol.
05/17/2010 10:43 am
A careful reading of the US Constitution shows no authority for the new health-care law's mandate to buy private insurance.
04/27/2010 11:13 am
04/19/2010 11:00 am
In a democracy our legislators should work for us, not the other way around. Redistricting needs reform.
03/22/2010 10:55 am