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Constitutional Principles

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Big Brother Will Watch Over Your Children

Connecticut’s latest proposal to control people’s daily lives is reminiscent of atheist Richard Dawkins’s assertion that people who do not believe in Darwinian evolution should have their children taken away and placed under care of the socialist political state.


Connecticut Targets Homeschoolers
In the aftermath of the Newtown massacre, a state panel tries to restrict parental rights.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Today’s Secularity vs. Constitutional Liberties

In his latest book, Professor Ellis Sandoz explores the origins and nature of personal freedoms in the Western world, especially as those freedoms came to be embodied in the Constitution of the United States.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Only The Socialist Government Knows What’s Good For You

What you want is not worth consideration.  Let Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid tell you what you should want and what they intend to make you swallow.

Robert Curry brought this article to my attention:

‘To Hell With the Constitution!’


See also Spiritual Representation In The Modern World   

My book, The Liberal Jihad: The Hundred Year War Against The Constitution, explains what corrupted the original ethos that was the foundation of the Constitution.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Spiritual Representation In The Modern World

Liberal-progressives assert that God definitely is dead and that liberal-progressivism is the earthly embodiment of truth and power.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Measuring Greatness

Read Robert Stapler’s analysis of American presidents succeeding or failing to meet the challenges of their times (it’s presented as a comment on another recent post).

Friday, August 08, 2014

Obama’s Quest To Transform Our Constitutional Federal Republic

In Search of Greatness

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Yes, But What Do You Really Think Of Him?

Myron Magnet’s assessment of President Obama.

 

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Liberal-Progressivism Is Inherently Tyrannical

As Madison and Hamilton wrote extensively in the Federalist papers, individual rights of all varieties, especially property rights, would be too vulnerable to mob sentiment, to the tyranny of the majority, without the Constitution’s multiple checks and balances to prevent concentration of too much political power in one person or group.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Revolutionary Aspects Of Our War Of Independence

Robert Stapler presents a thorough review of his differences of viewpoint with my earlier post

Friday, July 04, 2014

The War Of Independence

Our struggle formally commenced on July 4, 1776 with the Declaration of Independence.  Calling the ensuing conflict the Revolutionary War is a misnomer.