Entries by George Leef

How Do the Feds Get Away with That?

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

The tentacles of federal power over the states, localities and private institutions have been reaching further and further. Consider, for example, a case involving a small Christian school, the College of the Ozarks. The college adheres to a strict biblical code of morality and among its requirements is that men and women live in separate […]

Liberty in Peril

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes

I finished reading Prof. Randall Holcombe’s book Liberty in Peril: Democracy and Power in US History during the 2020 election. I have yet to hear any candidate say the word “liberty” and would be shocked if I did. We are bombarded with messages for candidates and messages merely imploring us to vote. Some Americans relish […]