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John W. Whitehead is a constitutional attorney, author, and founder and president of The Rutherford Institute. He can be contacted at johnw@rutherford.org. This article is a revised version of a piece that originally appeared on the Rutherford Institute website, www.rutherford.org, and is reprinted by permission.

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Hiroshima Revisited

“The horror... the horror...”—Apocalypse Now (1979) Nearly 73 years ago, the United States unleashed atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 200,000 individuals, many of whom were civilians. Fast forward to the present day, ...

The Deep State Is Real and Trump Is Its Latest Tool

“Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government, owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.” ― Theodore Roosevelt There are those who would have you believe that President Trump is an ...

A New World Order

“There are no nations. There are no peoples ... There is only IBM and ITT and AT&T, and DuPont, Dow, Union Carbide and Exxon. Those are the nations of the world today. The world is a college of corporations, ...

The Constitution Is Not Neutral

“The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of the people.”—Justice William O. Douglas For those still deluded enough to believe they’re living the American dream—where the government represents the people, where the ...

The Danger Is Real

“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now deserves the love and thanks of man ...

We Are All Prisoners of the Surveillance State

“We’re run by the Pentagon, we're run by Madison Avenue, we're run by television, and as long as we accept those things and don't revolt we'll have to go along with the stream to the eventual avalanche.... As long ...

There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for the President

“When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal.“—Richard Nixon Someone needs to alert Donald Trump: there is no “Get Out of Jail Free” card just for being president. According to Trump’s Twitter feed, ...

Is the Constitution Even Welcome Here Anymore?

“The first time it was reported that our friends were being butchered there was a cry of horror. Then a hundred were butchered. But when a thousand were butchered and there was no end to the butchery, a blanket ...

A Graduation Message for a Dark Age

Those coming of age today will face some of the greatest obstacles ever encountered by young people. They will find themselves overtaxed, burdened with excessive college debt, and struggling to find worthwhile employment in a debt-ridden economy on ...
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