A main theme running through my “Restoring America” project is that of inviting government tyranny by taking government money. We call this “taking the cheese.” When we take the cheese, the trap slams down. Unfortunately, this principle is ignored throughout American government at all levels. The progressive tyranny we’ve witnessed in American history has been […]
In view of this nation’s now 235-year existence (counting from the 1776 Declaration of Independence), 50 years—less than the average lifespan of an individual at any period of that history—seems like little more than a small, nearly insignificant portion of her history. But when that 50-year portion under consideration begins with the Constitution—the most monumental […]
“Now you have socialized healthcare too,” said a European friend of mine. “Yeah?” I replied. “What makes you think that?” “Well,” he seemed confused, “Didn’t the U.S. Congress pass Obamacare into a law?” My reply only increased his confusion: “The Congress did. But the American people didn’t. The law still needs their consent to become […]
The Tenth Amendment is a guarantee of the covenant between the states whose representatives framed and ratified the Constitution and the new central government created by the Constitution. The Constitution is the covenant which contains that solemn agreement.
The agreement between the several states and the new central government created by the Constitution was really much more than a “deal” as it has sometimes been called.