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Grant Hall is located on the green and perfectly manicured grounds of Ft. McNair, near the banks of the Anacostia River and the Washington Channel of the Potomac River. Building 20, Grant Hall, was part of the Federal Penitentiary that was built on this site in 1829. It was designed …

Fake news is all of the rage in America today. If the Truth be told there are a lot of “fake” things that we believe. In fact, many of the problems we face today come from believing things that simply are not true. That’s right, my friends.  Dishonesty is ruling …

It is admittedly somewhat difficult not to characterize the administration of President Donald Trump as having a sort of circus quality or nature. Objectively, the histrionics of the establishment press, entrenched socialists in our government and even Beltway Republicans would tend to impart this sort of temperament to the current …

The Declaration of Independence gives us the fundamental philosophy of government in America.  As we say at Institute on the Constitution, the Declaration is the “why” document of American government juxtaposed with the Constitution, which is the “how” of American government. The undeniable basic presupposition of the Declaration of Independence …

Over the weekend, the United Nations Security Council, including Russia and China, voted unanimously to impose major economic sanctions on North Korea. Our ambassador Nikki Haley, who headed up the effort to draft the resolution, stated that it was the single largest economic package ever leveled against North Korea. But …

This week, I witnessed an astonishing statement of tyranny in our land. That testimony was given by Jared DeMarinis the Director of Candidacy and Campaign Finance for the Maryland State Board of Elections. He is one of the highest authorities on so-called election law in Maryland. He is responsible for …

“There is one criminal justice system for citizens—especially black and brown ones—and another for police in the United States.”—Redditt Hudson, former St. Louis police officer President Trump needs to be reminded that no one is above the law, especially the police. Unfortunately, Trump and Jeff Sessions, head of the Justice …

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered the Justice Department to increase the use of civil asset forfeiture, thus once again endorsing an unconstitutional, authoritarian, and increasingly unpopular policy. Civil asset forfeiture, which should be called civil asset theft, is the practice of seizing property believed to be involved in a …

Why is the government so bad at healthcare? They’ve been at it for seventy-five years and still can’t get it right. It’s expensive. Access is spotty. It’s mired in bureaucracy. And it’s fraught with waste. Obamacare was supposed to fix all this, but instead, like every other government healthcare program …

It appears the Democrats and their ilk learned well from Joseph McCarthy.  With scant evidence, at times almost none, McCarthy set out to “expose” communists within With scant evidence, at times almost none, McCarthy set out to “expose” communists within government who were believed to be undermining the republic by …