Government

Is It Too Late to Recover the Founders’ Presidency?

Prakash's book "offers a serious plan for the restoration of something closer to the original intent of the presidency and its relationship to our other political institutions. He offers a 13-part plan that includes making presidential advisors subject to Senate approval, growing Congress’s own expert staff, shrinking the offices in the executive branch ...

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Can the president really order the military to occupy US cities and states?

"The Posse Comitatus Act has not changed much since that time [1876]. The law prohibits the use of the military in civilian matters but, over time, Congress has passed at least 26 exemptions to the act that allow the president to send troops into states." - The Conversation

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Should Christians Protest the Police?

"This is one of the short videos I recorded for my church, which I’ve been doing daily since the COVID lockdown started. I recorded it before I knew about the rioting and looting in protest of the death of George Floyd. I had received questions from my flock about whether Christians may, or even should, protest police brutality, considering Romans 13 tells us to submit to government." - Clint Archer

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What Is a Christian’s Duty to Unjust Government?

"This guy, angry that Grace Community Church yielded to the 9th Circuit Court's ruling banning church meetings in California [last] weekend, Tweets at me: "An unjust law need not be followed. I'm appalled at how many people who profess to believe Scripture echo that sentiment." - Phil Johnson

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What the Anti-Poverty Activists Hath Wrought

"Who Killed Civil Society?: The Rise of Big Government and the Decline of Bourgeois Norms argues that 'formative' efforts by private organizations to prevent social problems from appearing ... have been supplanted by the 'reformative' efforts of government programs to remedy problems once they appear. This has only made the problems worse, says author Howard Husock." - Law & Liberty

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AG Barr on the idea that government social programs can replace the virtues instilled by religion

"What Barr describes is a long-term shift from an understanding that a robust civil society, including religious institutions, could promote healthy norms such as sobriety and self-discipline to a belief that government could be relied upon for rehabilitation, the term emphasized by the Kennedy administration when it first authorized federal grants for social services." - National Review

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