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 -- Our obsession with the Constitution has saddled us with a dysfunctional political system, kept us from debating the merits of divisive issues and inflamed our public discourse. Instead 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 -- One of the schools I teach at is The National Paralegal College, which has an interesting Facebook page where faculty and students are encouraged to submit and comment 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…