Kyle Sammin

The Federalist

It’s Not Racism To Ask Judicial Nominees Tough Questions

Accusing your political enemies of racism has become so standard in the Democratic playbook that Republicans hardly notice anymore. It’s a ploy that may have…

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The Federalist

Exploring Constable Odo, The Loner

From the beginning on “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” Odo is the show’s most mysterious character. The pilot episode hinted at the constable’s unknown origins,…

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The Federalist

The Latest Changes To Major League Baseball Rules Are Misguided

As seems to happen every offseason lately, Major League Baseball recently announced a series of rules changes. Some will take effect for the 2019 season,…

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The Federalist

Americans Want It, So Paid Leave Should Be Done The Least Stupid Way

Last week, Republican senators Joni Ernst of Iowa and Mike Lee of Utah proposed the CRADLE Act, a piece of legislation designed to address paid…

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National Review

“A Debt against the Living” Makes a Compelling Case for Constitutional Originalism

National Review Detail of Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States by Howard Chandler Christy, 1940 (Wikimedia) In his book A…

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The Federalist

No, Each American Doesn’t Use Three Rolls Of Toilet Paper Per Week

Fortune Magazine’s 2.2 million Twitter followers woke up Friday morning to a news story that seems unbelievable. According to the magazine, “The average American uses…

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The Federalist

Supreme Court’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Decision Leaves Core Issues

For all the talk of a politicized Supreme Court, there are times an issue unites all nine justices on one side. Earlier this week, that…

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The Federalist

Weed Tax Shortfall Taught California The Logic Of The Laffer Curve

From the outside looking in, California’s government appears to be little concerned with the laws of economics. Supply and demand are reactionary terms there, and…

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The Federalist

Amend The Constitution To Restrict The President’s Power To Pardon

The start of every new Congress sees a flurry of activity. Some is meant to accomplish something, some is just for show. The proposal of…

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The Federalist

The Metric System Is Anti-Human Central Planning

A certain segment of the pundit class can’t stand the idea that one country might be different from the others. This is even truer when…

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