Episode 73 – Conversations with the Framers – Benjamin Franklin (Podcast)

Today’s episode is the second in our Conversations with the Framers Series, as Douglas Ginsburg, Federal Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, interviews historical reenactor Bill Robling, in character as Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. The discussion jumps from the Constitution to drawing comparisons between colonial life and today’s world.  Originally Recorded: 2020 

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Episode 72 – Conversations with the Framers – George Washington (Podcast)

Today’s episode is a new recording in our Conversations with the Framers Series, featuring Douglas Ginsburg, Federal Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, as he interviews historical reenactor Dean Malissa, in character as Founding Father, General George Washington. This conversation takes a unique look at the process of drafting the Constitution, though Washington’s eyes, as well as a stark realization as to how those original intentions of the Framers have played out through history into today.  Originally Recorded: 2020 

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Episode 71 – Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan Part 2 (Podcast)

Listen to the conclusion of this conversation between two of the most influential economists over the last half-century, Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan. Centered around the American Constitution, some of these views remain as controversial now as they did when it was originally recorded, over forty years ago. Originally Recorded: 1978

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Episode 70 – Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan Part 1

Two of the greatest economic minds over the past 50 years, Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan, sound off in Part 1 of this 1978 recording covering the American Constitution, the role of government, and several other topics. Hear their unique perspectives that still resonate within our society over 40 years later. Originally Recorded:  1978

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Episode 38 – Constitution Crisis (Podcast)

What is the legitimate role of government in a free society? Most agree that there is one, albeit small. The Constitution lays out these roles, but they are ignored and trampled on year after year. Laws are passed, programs are implemented, and taxes are collected all in the name of progress. Yet most conflict directly with the liberties granted and restrictions imposed by the Constitution. The problem is not going away and seems to be getting worse. History is on our side. When governments have overstepped, the results have not been kind. Dr. Walter Williams puts these concerns in an …

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Colin Kaepernick: Freedom Fighter

The Colin Kaepernick situation was somewhat reignited this week after revealing that he has begun receiving death threats over his protest of the national anthem. The very people sending these threats are missing the irony of the situation. Whether you agree with Kaepernick or not, it is his Constitutional right to take a knee during the Star Spangled Banner. It’s everyone else’s Constitutional right to disagree and feel like it’s disrespectful. Freedom of Speech does not cover violent threats against someone you disagree with. It’s a line that’s starting to get blurred and we need to talk about that. Writer …

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