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Are Police Constitutionally Required to Protect You?

We assume the job of law enforcement is to enforce the law but is their job to “protect” the citizenry from other citizens? Seems like an odd question and one that, frankly, I don’t think I’ve ever asked before. Presumably some of the laws they are tasked with enforcing are meant to protect the citizenry; …

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Employer (The People), Employee (The Government) and Job Description (The Constitution)

“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 …

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Liberty Means Responsibility

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.

Without a Standard, There Can Be No Liberty

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.

Political Ideology: Do You Know Why You Believe What You Believe?

Do y’all know what political ideology is? How about your own political ideology? Think about your beliefs and why you believe them. Are they consistent with each other? Could you call yourself a conservative or a liberal across every single issue, or are you all over the place? If you are all over the place, why? Is it because of well thought out and intentional choices or simply because you really don’t know where you stand? Click here to learn more.

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