With the death of Antonin Scalia, you will hear a great deal of bunk asserted about what the Constitution does and doesn’t require to replace him.
Our system has more choke points than any other and is vulnerable when compromise is equated as defeat.
It’s a mere baby step toward respecting the now-almost-non-existent constitutional provisions on how the United States is supposed decide to wage war.
You don’t get to compromise by saying the word “compromise” constantly.
A French historian offers a bold suggestion for U.S. constitutional reform.
The crisis wouldn’t have occurred — but don’t get too excited about a parliamentary system.
The ungovernable mess we’re in is rooted in the sacred U.S. Constitution and a rule that’s not mentioned in the document.
The U.S. Supreme Court says bluntly that Americans have a constitutional right to keep and bear arms, but we don’t know the limits.
It’s hard for contemporary American to grasp the degree to which 18th-century Americans saw themselves as citizens of their states more so than the nation.
Applying the plain language of the Second Amendment to modern gun-control questions presents some serious problems.
Here a cool-but-disturbing little-known historical fact that puts an unexpected spin on the kerfuffle.
We are left with making guesses of long-dead ancestors as to the best way to govern ourselves.
We have a system that’s built for inaction with too many veto points.
It’s been attempted, but a never done successfully.
They have advanced rights, liberties and greatly increasing the democratic content of our system.
The U.S. charter is “old, short and difficult to amend.”
The filibuster was not created by the Constitution. It’s become a problem because of new political norms.
What is the only provision of the Constitution that cannot be amended?
How could we fix the imperfections in our judicial system? Here are a few ideas that have been suggested or demonstrated around the world.
But it wasn’t always that way, and nothing in the Constitution suggests that the Framers intended the system we have today.