Constitution

Constitution

For GOP Candidates: Saving the Character of the Nation Through Common Purpose

“We are placed among the Nations, and have a national character to establish” (George Washington, 1783) “At this auspicious period, the United States came into existence, and if their Citizens should not be completely free and happy, the fault will be entirely their own.” (GW) “A Republic…if you can ...
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Our American Republic Ep. 33 – Citizens (Not Subjects)

Our American Republic Ep. 33 – Citizens (Not Subjects)
  This episode of Our American Republic looks at the difference between citizens of a nation and subjects of a lord, or slaves of a master. American Citizens hold legal status in the United States above that of foreigners. But, how is being a citizen different than any other status? ...
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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Full Definition of TREATY 1 : the action of treating and especially of negotiating 2 a : an agreement or arrangement made by negotiation: (1) : private treaty (2) : a contract in writing between two or more political authorities (as states or sovereigns) formally signed by representatives duly ...
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Hillary and Jeb are Moderates, Just Like England’s King George III

However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of ...
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Cops in Odgen Utah don’t think that pesky Constitution applies to them

Cops in Odgen Utah don’t think that pesky Constitution applies to them

Related Stories OGDEN, Utah – In an unusual move, a school had all students patted down for weapons after the suspect they were looking for gave them “ambiguous comments.” Rumors surfaced that a student had brought a weapon to Fremont High School to “shoot a former girlfriend and open fire on the rest of the school,” according to the Salt Lake Tribune . “He thought there was somebody talking about him,” Weber County Sheriff’s [...]

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Our American Republic Ep. 32: Purpose of Government

Our American Republic Ep. 32: Purpose of Government
  On this episode of Our American Republic, we are discussing the philosophical & practical purpose for government. Beyond what we are all taught in schools, how many of us have considered whether government exists to protect our rights? Or whether it exists to protect us only from each ...
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Our President is not King – Part 2

Our President is not King – Part 2
This is the follow-up to an original article published on 30 Nov, 2014: Our President is not King – Part 1. On the 5th of June, 1788 at the Virginia Ratifying Convention, Patrick Henry spoke plainly in opposition to the ratification of the Constitution.  In his remarks, he stated ...
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Our President is not King – Part 1

Our President is not King – Part 1
“When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body, there can be no liberty…” – Montesquieu, Spirit of Laws The duties of the President of the United States are summarized in a mere 320 words of the United States Constitution. [1] In Article II, ...
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