Our Elective Monarchy

Our Elective Monarchy

In 1629, frustrated by the unwillingness of Parliament to grant him taxation power, King Charles I of England dissolved the body and had nine members arrested. He did not recall Parliament for over a decade. The intervening period, known as Personal Rule, saw Charles...
News From Around the South 9/6 to 9/13

News From Around the South 9/6 to 9/13

VIRGINIA:  Work Stalls In Search For Time Capsule RICHMOND, VA. — Work crews searching for a time capsule they believed was buried inside the pedestal under a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that had towered over Richmond, Virginia, hit a snag Thursday. Crews...
Our Elective Monarchy

Texas, Abortion and the Constitution

Last week, this column addressed state nullification and secession under the U.S. Constitution. It argued, in effect, that when the government fails to protect fundamental liberties or actively assaults them — as it has done in the past 18 months under the guise of...