President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to end a constitutional right that automatically grants citizenship to any baby born in the United States.
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The Founding Fathers were political leaders and statesmen who participated in the American Revolution by signing the Declaration of Independence and establishing the Constitution. Also see our articles on revolutionary Thomas Paine.
Just one in three Americans can pass a multiple choice exam featuring questions taken from the U.S. Citizenship Test, according to a recent survey.
Not long ago in the American republic, information was less chaotic — or, at least, seemed to be. Newspapers appeared reliably on stoops every morning.
Our political system in the U.S. failed, not because of our Constitution, but because we allowed those “cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men” to build the party-based monstrosity that controls us.
40 years after working on the impeachment of Richard Nixon, former Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman is back on the case with a book: “The Case for Impeaching Trump.”
The easiest way to change this system is for Congress and the president to repeal the Judiciary Act of 1925 and give us back the right to appeal to the Supreme Court. That’s the system given to us by James Madison.
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will be presented with an engraved medal and $25,000 prize to honor his lifetime of excellent political films.
Can’t we just figure out that it would be better to just be honest, admit our human frailties, become a sex positive nation, embrace enthusiastic yes, and understand the “Pursuit of Happiness” clearly includes sex, and move on?
Party and national constitutions must be seen as normative guideposts for multi-party democracy
A lecture on the remarkable media empire created by American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin