Monthly Archives: February 2018

Interview With William F.B. O’Reilly of The Federalist Party of America

Interest continues to grow in the concept of federalism, what it means, where it came from, and how it can heal the country.  In this edition of our ongoing interview series with prominent political voices, we discuss federalism and the Constitution with William F.B. O’Reilly, the President Pro Tem of The Federalist Party of America (FPA).  Mr. O’Reilly is not only involved with FPA, he is a columnist at Newsday, a former board member of the American Association of Political […]

On School Shootings: Mitt Romney Touts Federalism

  “States get things done,” said Mitt Romney, who just recently announced his candidacy for US Senate, hoping to replace Orrin Hatch (R-UT) who has announced his pending retirement.  Romney began one of his first public speeches as an announced candidate with some humor saying, “I do want to dispel the rumor that I only ran for president as a stepping stone to become U.S. senator from Utah,” but immediately grew serious on a myriad of topics, including the recent […]

This is Not How a Free Society Responds to Tragedy

Based upon the panicked volume and sheer number of pleas to Congress and the Federal government for immediate action and intercession, a casual observer might wonder if Florida has been invaded by a foreign power.  Surely whatever tragic circumstance that has arisen must involve a hostile army, a biblical plague, or a natural disaster the likes of which we have never seen in order for an entire nation to turn its helpless and hopeless eyes to the central government and […]

The Nunes Memo & The Deeper Issue

Six days ago the House of Representatives (HOR) Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a memo drafted by the committee chairman, representative Devin Nunes alleging very serious indiscretions by leadership in the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). If corroborated, the contents of the memo suggest weaponization of our justice system to potentially forward a political agenda, in this case to damage then candidate Donald Trump, by obtaining a warrant to spy on his campaign aides.  […]