Constitution Archives


The Constitution is still the supreme law

Monday, June 8th, 2009

“We must never forget it is a Constitution we are expounding”- Chief Justice John Marshall (more…)

Coalition opposes Sotomayor

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

(Denver, June 5) A coalition of Colorado groups and concerned citizens joined forces today in opposition to President Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court. Organized as the Colorado Judicial Network, they are urging the US Senate confirm only highly qualified individuals who put the rule of law ahead of personal political agendas. As former State Sen. John Andrews put it: “Barack Obama said he wanted to remake the Supreme Court with his judicial nominees. (more…)

Judicial impartiality and the Constitution

Monday, June 1st, 2009

With President Barack Obama’s nomination of federal judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter, the nation is in a debate (more…)

Torturing the truth more than our enemies

Monday, May 11th, 2009

On September 11, 2001, a date which certainly ought to “live in infamy,” 19 violent enemies of the United States carried out vicious airliner attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. (more…)

America is better than Utopia, Mr. President

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Utopian visions have stirred men’s souls at least since the time of the ancient Greeks. (more…)

Justices blow off vote on taxes

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Colorado’s constitution plainly says that state and local governments can’t raise taxes without voters’ permission. If only (more…)

Brady & Sharf: More electoral mischief

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Editor: Thwarted repeatedly in the past, progressive zealots in Colorado continue their push for a plebiscitary presidency in defiance (more…)

Lincoln as exemplar for GOP today

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

If Republicans are serious about recovering constitutional government, it’s hard to imagine how they would be successful without Lincoln. (more…)

What ‘stimulates’ American commerce?

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

If Republicans can modify or delay the “stimulus” package, we might be in the midst of a debate (more…)

Whatever happened to political economy?

Monday, December 8th, 2008

In a previous column I questioned the idea that there is something called “the economy” (more…)

Lawyers & judges endangering elections

Monday, December 1st, 2008

The world has marveled at the orderliness of America’s “peaceful revolutions” ever since Jefferson’s Democratic-Republicans (more…)

2008 was no realignment

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Adding considerable luster to the achievement of the Founding Fathers in building success and stability in the infant Republic (more…)

Primer: Repeat after me

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

It is not the government’s responsibility to save Chrysler, GM, or Ford. Looking back, it was not the government’s responsibility (more…)

The dangers of temporizing with passion

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Temporize (verb): To act evasively in order to gain time, avoid argument, or postpone a decision. (more…)

Obama vs. the Constitution

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

A recently revealed 2001 Chicago radio interview is very telling as to the intent and political philosophy of Barack Obama. (more…)