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In response to an article in the National Review by Allen C. Guelzo, a nullification denier and history professor at Gettysburg College, and two responding letters to the Editor,1 one “Celticreeler” posted an astute rebuttal you can read here. The issue in the National Review article and letters is this: …

1. It is NOT necessary that the President, other officers in the executive branch, or federal judges commit a crime before they may be impeached & removed from office. Federalist Paper No. 66 (2nd para) & Federalist No. 77 (last para) show that the President may be impeached & removed …

Those pushing for the so-called “convention of states” 1 say we must amend the Constitution because the people in Washington “don’t understand it.” Rubbish! Our Constitution is so simple that Alexander Hamilton expected us to be “enlightened enough to distinguish between a legal exercise and an illegal usurpation of authority”; …