ChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMEnCAK ClilTUIEn’ Vol. 11, No. 12, December 1987nEditornThomas FlemingnManaging EditornMomcilo SelicnCopy EditornCynthia CalvertnPoetry EditornAndrei NavrozovnContributing EditorsnJohn W. Aldridge, Ronald Berman,nHarold O.]. Brown, Bryce Christensen,nOdie baulk, Samuel Francis, ]ane Greer,nDavid Kaufman, E. Christian Kopff,n]ohn Shelton Reed, Joseph Schwartz,nCary Vasilash, Clyde WilsonnEditorial SecretarynLeann DobbsnPublishernRichard A. VaughannArt DirectornAnna Mycek-WodeckinProduction ManagernPatrick DoielnAssistant to the PublishernLaura BigginsnComposition ManagernAnita FedoranSubscription ManagernCarol BennettnA Publication ofnThe Rockford Institute:nAllan C. Carlson, PresidentnEditorial and Advertising Offices: 934nNorth Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103.nEditorial Phone: (815) 964-5054.nAdvertising Phone: (815) 964-5811.nSubscription Department: P.O. Box 800,nMount Morris, IL 61054.nU.S.A. Newsstand Distribution bynEastern News Distributors, Inc., 1130nCleveland Road, Sandusky, OH 44870.nCopyright © 1987 by The RockfordnInstitute. All rights reserved.nCHRONICLES (ISSN 0887-5731) isnpublished monthly for $21 per year bynThe Rockford Institute, 934 North MainnStreet, Rockford, IL 61103-7061.nSecond-class postage paid at Rockford, ILnand additional mailing offices.nPOSTMASTER: Send address changes tonCHRONICLES, P.O. Box 800, MountnMorris, IL 61054.nThe views expressed in Chronicles are the authors’ alone and donnot necessarily reflect the views of The Rockford Institute or of itsndirectors.n2/CHRONICLESnCONTENTSnRESTORING THE CONSTITUTIONnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnCounting dates backwards, social justice in physics, andnday-care fallout.nPERSPECTIVEnVIEVfSnTyranny in a Good CausenIs America a majoritarian despotism or a freenrepublic?nby Thomas FlemingnWhat the Founders Didn’t Count OnnWhat have they done to our laws?nby Clyde WilsonnA Dike to Fence Out the FloodnThe Massachusetts framers search for liberty with firmness,nby M.E. BradfordnRevolutionnCongress takes its first step toward coup d’etat.nby Otto ScottnConservative CommonsnThe rich get rich, and the poor turn right,nby Barry ShainnA New Logic of Human StudiesnWhy constitutional historians should study physics,nby Frederick TurnernJudicial Editing and Congressional InactionnThe Moses syndrome of the U.S. judiciary,nby Kyle E. McSlarrownnn11n16n23n28n31n38n