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Author: Timothy Snowball

May 15, 2019

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

This article was originally published by The Hill on May 15, 2019. 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 neces ...

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No, the Electoral College is Not Outdated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 ...

March 15, 2019

Unpacking Court-Packing: A Historically Bad Idea

Justice Scalia once described a particularly notorious legal test as "some ghoul in a late night horror movie that repeatedly sits up in its grave and shuffles abroad, after being repeatedly killed and buried…" If only the late justice could see the latest proposal for his beloved institution. It seems the Supreme Court itself is ...