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September 9, 2021

This week, Mary has a confession about something we’ve all probably faced by now: being around a mask shaming incident.

August 25, 2021

Mary asserts that the U.S. founders never gave approval or assent that the federal government should own property in any state, let alone the majority of it, about 53% in the case of Oregon.

August 15, 2021

What authority does a state’s governor carry to mandate cloth diapers over her citizens’ faces? What the U.S. Constitution and its ‘Publius’s’ thought processes is most telling and instructive.

August 6, 2021

This is a second in a series to juxtapose the current era’s attempted theft of individuals’ rights and what the Constitution envisioned to keep states as a buffer against potential federal abuse.

July 28, 2021

This is the first in a series highlighting a crucial real time case scenario of a modern day stress test of our U.S. Constitution. How was it crafted to shield states from the potential (and today’s reality) of an abusive dictatorial federal government? The Eddyville, Oregon Charter school is a shining example for examination.

July 13, 2021

The founders had some warnings on how promoting “general welfare” would be misused as if it were license to “use any and every power that may be alleged to be necessary.” Oops.

June 28, 2021

While it is known today that founders Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay wrote the Federalist Papers, it was ‘Publius’ that was the name these were published under. Webster talks about why.

June 23, 2021

Featured writer Mary Webster says that in 2016, she couldn’t explain to friends why Trump was vital for America. But now, she can explain him through the lense of the Federalist Papers and founders intent for America’s destiny.

Books by Mary Webster

The Federalist Papers
Modern Language

The Federalist Papers
Modern English Edition Two

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The United States Constitution: Annotated with The Federalist Papers in Modern English