• America’s success depends on her virtue ft. Professor Robert George | #TruthStraightUp
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    America’s success depends on her virtue ft. Professor Robert George | #TruthStraightUp

    ♪ George: People today talk a lot about the faults and flaws of our founding fathers. They were human beings. They had faults. They had flaws, some serious. They were also men of extraordinary genius, and they bequeathed to us a constitution that really, truly is and should be the envy of the world. They understood something, though: that constitution is actually, at the end of the day, not a machine that will go of itself. Those constitutional structures that protect our liberties, that prevent tyranny by checking government power, the doctrine of federalism, the separation of powers, judicial review, and so forth, judicial review being something, of course, that…

  • Read the Constitution Through the Founders’ Eyes
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    Read the Constitution Through the Founders’ Eyes

    The Federalist Papers were written in 1787 and 1788, and they are the foremost American contribution to political thought. They are one of the greatest books ever written. They were written as newspaper articles. There are 85 of them. They make a book about that thick, something like that, not that tall. It’s not that long to read them. But they are very deserving of study. They are important for a variety of reasons. They are important because they’re great. They’re important because they concern the most successful constitution in the history of the world. And they are important because of who wrote them. They were written by 3 people.…