What would y’all say are some of the most controversial, divisive political topics in the United States? Really, I am asking and would love to hear from you. I’ll discuss a few topics here that I believe stir up some of the most profound angst. Abortion, marriage law and sexuality, race, guns… to name a …
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In one of my recent articles, I discussed the principle of nullification. Nullification is the idea that state governments can nullify a federal law. Essentially, nullification is when a state refuses to follow a federal law because the state deems that law unconstitutional. This is an interesting principle and is a controversial principle. Let’s use …
The sticky relationship between the federal government and the state governments of the United States has waxed and waned over the centuries. However, one Supreme Court case set the baseline for federal power over the states: McCulloch v. Maryland in 1819. I’m going detail many different Supreme Court cases throughout history, but the precedent set …
Well, friends. It’s here. The fateful election day is a mere day away. So, I’m going to use today’s post to simply share my thoughts about this election.
As you know, my goal with The Liberty Belle has not been to push a partisan agenda or a certain political ideology on people. No, my goal, more than anything, is to help educate Americans about the Constitution, the American government, the founders and the founding. I’m not going to write and campaign for candidates or campaign against candidates. I think the Democrats have some valid points to make about our government and the Republicans have some valid points to make about our government. However, I have a hard time buying any of what they say since they all disregard the one thing I hold in highest regard: The Constitution of the United States.
So, this election was particularly hard for me. Click to read more.
Friends, liberty must first live in the hearts of the people before it can reside in the chambers of government. Consider: what if we do re-establish the supremacy of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and liberty at the government level? Does this guarantee liberty? No. It does nothing if liberty is not firmly established, practiced and embraced at the individual level. Click to read more.
A 2018 survey done by a Republican group, McLaughin and Associates, found that 82% of all Americans approve of term limits for Congress.
So, it appears that Americans favor the idea of term limits. But why? Here are five points you need to consider when thinking about term limits.
This is an action post. I’m going to talk about how, in your daily life, you can use all the information from my blog. Referencing the basic foundations of government while talking to friends, family and acquaintances will do wonders for them and open their eyes to things they probably never knew or thought about before. Read further to learn more.