Category: democracy

Why the U.S. is a Republic, not a Democracy, and Certainly not Socialism

Founding Documents

Dear Liberals and Democrats: Please take a few moments out of your busy schedules to ponder why our Founding Fathers considered — and rejected — both socialism and democracy, opting instead for a Republic, as written into not only our U.S. Constitution, but the Constitutions of each and every one of the 50 United States […]

Constitutional Limits on Federal Ownership of Land

federally owned land

Just what are the Constitutional limits on federal ownership of land?  Are they defined in the Constitution, federal law, or both? Many Americans, including politicians in our government, are under the distinct impression that our Federal Government can use eminent domain to lay claim to whatever land and natural resources they see fit.  After all, the federal […]