Saturday, February 23, 2019

Ryan Walters

Ryan Walters teaches A.P. History courses at McAlester High School in McAlester, Okla. His writings appear at American Thinker, The Federalist, The Liberty Bell Online, and Article V Project to Restore Liberty. Ryan graduated from Harding University with a degree in History. He can be reached by email at ryanwalters37@gmail.com or on Twitter at @ryanmwalters.

ARTICLES

James Madison’s Solution to Tribalism

  Political tribalism has been a very popular topic in 2018.  A great divide has been created in our society as a result of identity politics.  Many have retreated into groups with...

A Supreme Court Justice Shouldn’t Have Significant Impact On National Policy

On January 2, 1801, John Jay wrote a letter to President John Adams explaining why he would not accept the commission to be chief justice of the Supreme Court. Jay had been the...

Should Schools Embrace Competitive Teacher Pay?

by Ryan Walters In 1999, George W. Bush said, in a speech to the Latin Business Association, "Some say it is unfair to hold disadvantaged children to rigorous standards. I say it is discrimination...

[INTERVIEW] Does the Supreme Court Have Final Say on Constitutionality? | Ryan Walters

On Friday, Ryan Walters discussed his article No, Marbury V. Madison Did Not Say The Supreme Court Gets Final Say On Constitutionality on the Mike & Vince show on WLCR AM in Kentucky. Walters argues...

No, Marbury V. Madison Did Not Say The Supreme Court Gets Final Say On Constitutionality

After President Trump announced his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, many have been discussing the various justices’ judicial philosophies. The way the...

President Trump Should Ignore the DACA Ruling

by Ryan Walters Before he enter on the execution of his office, he shall take the following oath or affirmation: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office...

The Ratchet Effect on American Politics

by Ryan Walters In a 1977 speech to the Institute of Public Relations, Margaret Thatcher said, "Britain is no longer in the politics of the pendulum, but of the ratchet." Margaret Thatcher's description of the...

Interview: Ryan Walters Discusses Crazy Court Decisions

On Thursday, Ryan Walters discussed his article Should Presidents And Legislatures Ignore Crazy Court Decisions? Alexander Hamilton Thinks So on the Mike & Vince show on WLCR AM in Kentucky.   Walters calls on the...

Should Presidents And Legislatures Ignore Crazy Court Decisions? Alexander Hamilton Thinks So

"If America continues to allow the judiciary to act outside of its proper role in government, the country will continue to fall away from its constitutional foundation." by Ryan Walters Many conservatives hold...

The Locust Years: The Republican Party 2017-2018?

by Ryan Walters In 1936, Winston Churchill said of the British Conservative Party, “So they go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift,...

Favorite Quotes

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."

Abraham Lincoln

16th U.S. President

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