John Dewey's dunces

by Ellis Washington -- A new untruth is better than an old truth. – Justice O.W. Holmes Children who know how to think for themselves spoil the harmony of the collective society more…

BHO: Woodrow Wilson reborn

by Ellis Washington -- The president is at liberty, both in law and conscience, to be as big a man as he can. His capacity will set the limit; and if Congress more…

Mark Levin on President Woodrow Wilson

by Ellis Washington -- No doubt a great deal of nonsense has been talked about the inalienable rights of the individual, and a great deal that was mere vague sentiment and pleasing more…

1913-2013: 100 years of collective dementia

by Ellis Washington -- [caption id="attachment_341679" align="alignright" width="220" caption="Birth of a Tragedy: President Wilson"][/caption] Our obsession with the Constitution has saddled us with a dysfunctional political system, kept us from debating the more…

The Nazi roots
of U.S.
gun-control laws

by Ellis Washington -- Here's the Formula: Hatred + Government + Disarmed Civilians = Genocide. What makes the argument so powerful? Two factors. First, it makes common sense: Unarmed, defenseless people have more…

No more union fascism in Michigan

by Ellis Washington -- There will be blood. There will be repercussions! ~ State Rep. Douglas Geiss, Michigan Democrat On Wednesday Gov. Rick Snyder calmly signed the right-to-work bill making Michigan the more…

Punishment for crime: Make it a public event

by Ellis Washington -- [caption id="attachment_323287" align="alignright" width="120" caption="Medieval schoolboy birched on the bare buttocks. Spanking was often on the spot."][/caption] One of the schools I teach at is The National Paralegal more…

Under Obamacare, we're all abortionists now!

by Ellis Washington -- Regarding the approval of the Obamacare individual mandate by the Supreme Court June 28, in a Volokh Conspiracy blog entry by Nick Rosenkranz, "Constitutional Law after Obamacare," there more…

Nice guys do finish last

by Ellis Washington -- Prologue When I look at the political careers of a Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, the political hacks of Democratic Socialist Party, the Country Club Republican Party and the more…

Government makes you free?

by Ellis Washington -- The more people chant about their freedom and how free they are, the more loudly I hear their chains rattling. ~ George Orwell From Arbeit Macht Frei to more…