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A Jurist For All Seasons

[By Publius, '76 Blog contributor] “We are a nation of laws, not men.” – John Adams, 1770 Antonin Scalia has died, and with him, a major rampart of constitutional jurisprudence has been lost. The longest

Now Is The Time For Choosing

Options are great, until it’s time to choose wisely. [By Publius] "You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We can preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we

Iowa: The Establishment’s Waterloo

For weeks, I’ve been describing Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucus as the republic’s Waterloo. Donald Trump, the rampaging despot-to-be was Napoleon, on a collision course with conquest, seemingly unstoppable. I’ve made the case that if an ethical,

Publius #3 – Our Factious Nature

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man; and we see them everywhere brought into different degrees of activity, according to the different circumstances of civil society. A zeal for

Publius #2 – No Angels Among Us

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be