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  • Celebrating the Declaration of Independence

    Celebrating the Declaration of Independence

    Although the American people had endured the infringement of their rights for many years under British rule, on July 4, 1776, they made it known to all that they would suffer injustice no more.

  • Redistributing Wealth: Stealing under the Guise of Law

    Redistributing Wealth: Stealing under the Guise of Law

    Any popular government committed to liberty must preserve the people’s property, for if it does not, then society is ruled by force, not reason.

  • Unsustainable, Unconstitutional General Welfare Spending

    Unsustainable, Unconstitutional General Welfare Spending

    Sitting before the Senate Budget Committee last year to discuss Obama’s 2013 budget, Geithner confessed that the federal government’s level of social welfare spending could not endure for long.

  • Unsustainable, unconstitutional general welfare spending

    Unsustainable, unconstitutional general welfare spending

    This is why our spending is neither right, nor correct.

  • Federal Income Tax turns 100

    Federal Income Tax turns 100

    In truth, it wasn’t needed at all. Total federal tax revenue was at an all-time high in 1913.

  • The illegitimate federal commerce power

    The illegitimate federal commerce power

    Instead, the commerce power was viewed as a necessary but limited means to preserve free trade in America.

  • Our Bill of Rights: Limiting federal power

    Our Bill of Rights: Limiting federal power

    Of course, the framers of the Constitution never set out to create a government with unbounded power.

  • Owning our failures to change our way

    Owning our failures to change our way

    In fact, the Articles really didn’t create a national government; it established a “league of friendship” among the 13 sovereign states. Each state, no matter how large or small, had a single vote in Congress, and a two-thirds majority was needed to pass all laws.

  • The Meaning of our American Creed

    The Meaning of our American Creed

    In 1776, the American people were at war, fighting to preserve the common principles that bound them together in society. They were fighting to defend the fundamental truths set forth in the Declaration of Independence “that all men are created | Read More »

  • The origin of the American creed

    The origin of the American creed

    In his second inaugural address, Barack Obama challenged us to live out the meaning of our creed as stated in the Declaration of Independence. But he then redefined those ideals to suit his political aims. Change is necessary, he said, | Read More »

  • The oath of office: making it meaningful again

    The oath of office: making it meaningful again

    Barack Obama will soon stand before Chief Justice John Roberts to recite the presidential oath of office—with his left hand on the Bible and his right hand raised, he’ll say: I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear that I will | Read More »