I hope that the following realization is as impactful to you as it has been for me. I’m sure you’ve heard the president or other members of government give their oaths of office before. But have you ever really listened to what they’re saying? Further, have you ever taken the time to contemplate how unique …
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We have yet to see what will happen or how all the coronavirus and continued government overreach will play out but the courts are a unique and potentially very important fail-safe for our country’s liberties. We the people must be proactive in fighting for those liberties where they are being unjustly limited—by taking such issues to the courts. Click to read further.
“The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it” – The U.S. Constitution At first glance, this clause may seem alarming. A writ of habeas corpus is the fancy way of saying that an individual, when serving a …
When I give talks, I usually highlight the gross difference between current government action and what the Constitution says government can do. This leaves my listeners enlightened in ways they had previously been in the dark, but also leaves them asking the following question:
“Given that the government violates the Constitution so egregiously, what can we actually do about it?”
So, within my knowledge of human nature, history, and my expertise in politics, I’ve come up with five actionable steps Americans can take to help preserve liberty.
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.
Let’s set the record straight: nowhere in the Constitution is the federal government given any authority over ordinary crimes. Constitutionally and historically, crime fighting was left to state and local governments exclusively. Every state and municipality is unique and requires a specialized sort of crime management. Click to read more.
“In the eyes of democracy, government is not a good; it is a necessary evil” (194). “This is seen very clearly in the United States, where wages seem in a way to decrease as the power of officials is greater” (204). – Alexis de Tocqueville An analogy has been crystalizing in my mind the more I …