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NATO: This Deal is a Turkey

NATO: This Deal is a Turkey

. . By Thomas L. Knapp Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty states that an “armed attack” on a NATO member “shall be considered an attack against them all” and that all parties to the treaty must join in to “restore and maintain the security of the North Atlantic area.” Left unspecified is what […]

When the Republic is failing—Time to trigger the last resort

When the Republic is failing—Time to trigger the last resort

By Logan McFadden and Debra Tash Republics are fragile constructs, easily overwhelmed by the tendency to centralize power.  Our founders understood this and because of it gave us two methods to amend the Constitution that binds these “several states” together.  One is left to Congress.  But what do you do when Congress becomes corrupt?  Can […]

Rein in the Federal government: Convention of the States

Rein in the Federal government: Convention of the States

By Logan McFadden On November 6, 2015, the 114th Congress gathered to elect the Speaker of the House and take the oath of office. The oath states “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear […]