Category: The Founding

Independence Day

In the 10+ years I’ve been writing at the Unofficial View, I have never written an Independence Day piece. I write frequently about the topic, about freedom and liberty and about infringements and encroachments by bureaucrats and elected officials on our unalienable rights as Americans. My family and friends — and others — know my

On a Convention of the States

Part I of at least three. Synopsis: The following is a discussion on two of the most prominent topics being lobbied for in calls for a Convention of the States: a balanced budget and term limits for Congress and Supreme Court Justices. There is a growing coalition of proponents calling for a Convention of the

Entity Enmity

The following is an excerpt from a discussion on the Unofficial View’s Facebook page. Stop by and like us, and join the discussion. The discussion started from the material at as I was doing some research on both the Federalist Papers and the Anti-Federalist Papers. Intrigued, I started with the entry here, at May