C. McMasters Ph.D.

Southerner, American, Lover of Liberty, PhD of political science, professor, blogger.

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Discussion Monday: How Would the Founders Have Handled This Election

This past Friday, I posted an article discussion how I think the founders would respond to the coronavirus situation. Today I want to hear from you about how you think the founders would respond to the election situation. I keep bouncing back and forth between articles about the coronavirus and the election results because they …

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How Would the Founders Handle the Coronavirus? Four Points

Read this quote from a recent Bloomberg article: “Would George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, or Thomas Jefferson wear facemasks? Would they have closed down American society, abrogating all constitutional rights and freedoms out of fear of a pandemic?” It’s a fascinating question and one that I’m thrilled Americans are still asking. It’s a unique American trait …

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The Solution to Election Fraud? Apparently, Ignore It

Try something. Type “election fraud and the courts” into google and see what you find. You’ll see a bunch of articles discussing a bunch of attempted court cases to review the legitimacy of the past election. You’ll see that almost every single one of these appeals was shot down by the courts. In fact, of …

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COVID Relief Bill: Hold the Correct Government Responsible

Before reading further, I challenge everyone to go take a look at the new COVID relief bill I reference here. Here’s the link. It’s 5,593 pages long, so good luck reading the whole thing. It’s astonishing to me how flippant our legislators have become when writing law. Law is no small things. It’s law. It’s …

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The Fine Line Between Anarchy and Tyranny

“Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many. ” – ALEXANDER HAMILTON I’m listening to a biography of Alexander Hamilton right now, (which is fascinating btw; click here if you’re interested in getting the book for yourself.) and I love …

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The Courts, the Coronavirus and the Election

Have you noticed how significant the courts have been to politics recently? It seems like every major political issue hinges on either the Court or courts. (By Court, I mean the Supreme Court, courts means all other federal or state courts along with the Supreme Court.) The Constitutionality of coronavirus lockdowns? The courts. The legitimacy …

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Maybe Christmas Means a Little Bit More

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” – Theodor Seuss Geisel, How the Grinch Stole Christmas Merry Christmas Friends! Today is Christmas. I hope that you are all taking time to remove yourselves from the angst of politics and enjoying this special time of year. How special …

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