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Author: Timothy Snowball

July 11, 2019

The Founding Fathers of our limited government: George Washington and the importance of property rights

This is the fourth in a five-part series dedicated to exploring the lives, ideas, and contributions of the five individuals most directly responsible for the founding of the United States. Without the courageous actions of James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, America would not be the country that it ...

July 01, 2019

The Founding Fathers of our limited government: John Adams and the principle of equal protection

This is the third in a five-part series dedicated to exploring the lives, ideas, and contributions of the five individuals most directly responsible for the founding of the United States. Without the courageous actions of James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, America would not be the country that it ...

June 17, 2019

The Founding Fathers of our limited government: Benjamin Franklin, America’s entrepreneur

This is the second in a five-part series dedicated to exploring the lives, ideas, and contributions of the five individuals most directly responsible for the founding of the United States. Without the courageous actions of James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, America would not be the country that it ...

June 10, 2019

The Founding Fathers of our limited government: James Madison and the fight for the separation of powers

This is the first in a five-part series dedicated to exploring the lives, ideas, and contributions of the five individuals most directly responsible for the Founding of the United States. Without the courageous actions of James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, America would not be the country that it ...

May 30, 2019

A solution to political polarization: Rediscovering our individual rights

Modern Americans are the heirs to the most important philosophic and political revolution in the history of the Western world. The government that arose from that revolution was intended to promote stability and harmony through a carefully calibrated system of checks and balances and respect for individual liberty. Yet modern partisan and ideologic ...

May 15, 2019

The Hill: Socialism is neither a fair nor ‘progressive’ political philosophy

While politicians, pundits and college professors heap praise upon the supposed benefits of socialism, the reality is unfortunately all too clear for Venezuelans. Years of economic mismanagement and political instability that led to mass shortages of food, medicine and other necessities has culminated in recent weeks to rioting in the streets and a ...

April 23, 2019

Total victory for boys’ dance in Minnesota!

Equal protection is one of the foundational principles of the United States. All individuals, no matter the color of their skin or their gender, must be treated equally under the law. Unfortunately, this principle and clear legal requirement has not always been recognized in practice. In Minnesota, boys used to be discriminated against and prevente ...

April 02, 2019

NAFA Amicus Brief Falls Flat

According to their website, the North American Falconers Association (NAFA) was founded in 1961 to represent the interests of North American falconers. Unfortunately, NAFA hasn't always been steadfast in pursuing this worthy mission. For decades, the constitutional rights of falconers in California and across the United States have been under const ...

March 29, 2019

Falconers respond to flights of fancy in government motions

Imagine one quiet morning you are sitting at home minding your own business. Suddenly, there are is a loud rap on your front door. Understandably startled, you approach the door apprehensively, and open it a crack. On your doorstep are several armed government agents demanding entry into your home. Aghast, you demand to know why. ...

March 28, 2019

No, the Electoral College is Not Outdated

As the field of candidates for the 2020 election for president heats up, there are predictable calls for a tired and old idea: Abolish the Electoral College. As you will no doubt remember for High School government class, the Electoral College was designed to ensure that anyone ascending to the office of the president would ...

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