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The State of the (Dis-) Union

On the eve of the 239th anniversary of the independence¬†of the United States, it is a good time to take stock of how matters stand. What is the state of its union? That state is now dominated by recent Supreme Court decisions, most importantly the decision mandating the legal definition of marriage to include same-sex […]

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The Right to Resist: Calvinist Constitutionalism and the Lockean Paradigm

Such was the title I gave to an unpublished manuscript I wrote back in 1991. As interest in this subject seems to be growing, I will look into bringing the manuscript up to speed for a contemporary audience, as time permits. For starters, here is the original introduction, which itself is in need of some […]