Category US Constitution

John Roberts

WSJ/Paul Moreno: A Short History of Congress’s Power to Tax

I’ll recommend this  article written by professor of history at Hillsdale College (home of the Constitution 101 series),  Paul Moreno. Below is an excerpt… And now, in 2012, Justice Roberts has confirmed that there are no limits to regulatory taxation as long as the revenue is deposited in the U.S. Treasury. Are there any other limits? […]

Damon Root: On the Conservative vs. Libertarian Take on the U.S. Constitution

Courtesy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqdLpY6cdzk Hat tip: http://reason.com/blog/2012/07/10/the-conservative-vs-libertarian-take-on As we inch closer to September’s 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, Reason Magazine’s Senior Editor, Damon Root, describes the modern day battle developing around our nation’s law of the land: between conservatives and libertarians. Root explains the important differences between how these two groups look at the constitution, which […]