May 10 2017

The Constitution Protects Our Rights

The Constitution of the United States protects the natural rights of the individual against interference by the government. A natural right is a fundamental freedom or privilege that exists in a natural state prior to the formation of any government or system of laws. A short list of basic rights includes: life, liberty, property, and …

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May 05 2017

The Right to Leave a Group

It seems an intuitive truth that we have the right to leave a group that we have voluntarily joined. Even though that right exists, it is not absolute and it’s also true that the right to leave may be diluted by contractual obligations we have entered into. Time frames are a key factor. In the …

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May 01 2017

We’re All Liberals

The original meaning of the term, “liberal” meant to advocate for the liberty of the individual. Most of us believe in that. But we all don’t agree on how we should go about doing that. In US politics today, the term liberal means one who supports the agenda of the left wing, which has swung …

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Apr 29 2017

Preamble to the U.S. Constitution

This is a one sentence prelude to the U.S. Constitution designed to introduce the foundational principles and purposes that guided its formation. We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings …

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Mar 09 2017

Aristocracy breeds Socialism breeds Tyranny

Aristocracy is supposed to be “rule by the best” meaning we can get beneficial governing by granting power to the wisest among us. This sounds good on paper and it can be. However, no matter how ethically aristocrats accumulated their wealth, as generations hand property down, the work ethic tends to become diluted and along …

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Jan 04 2017

Obamacare Has Been a Frankenstein-like Horror

Just as Dr. Frankenstein cobbled together body parts into a grotesque figure that became a monster when animated, Barack Obama has taken credit for Affordable Care Act to the extent that it has become known as “Obamacare”. Dr. Frankenstein did not set out to create a monster, rather he was experimenting with the concept of …

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Dec 04 2016

Flag Burning is Protected Criticism

Most of us don’t like the idea of burning our flag. The flag represents some of our most treasured principles. It represents liberty, self government, and the elevation of the rights of individuals over the rights of the government. It also represents the history of fighting for those principles and the willingness to sacrifice life …

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Oct 15 2016

The News Media Has Become an Enemy of the People

The howling pack of jackals that we collectively call, “the main stream media”, has divorced themselves from any sense of responsible journalism and purveyors of truth, integrity, and the American way. They have sold their souls to the devil of ratings and the pursuit of the big buck through advertising revenues. A long time ago …

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Sep 17 2016

Liberty and Free Market Capitalism are Connected

Liberty is more than just freedom. It also involves the responsibility and accountability of making free choices. This requires an understanding of consequences and the willingness to accept responsibility for actions that are taken. The core principle at the foundation of the economic theory known as “capitalism” is free market exchange. This means allowing people …

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Sep 15 2016

Could Texas Really Secede?

This is not a simple question and needs to be broken up into pieces for analysis. There is an issue of whether or not secession is permissible in the United States. And then there is also an issue of whether or not Texas could reshape itself into a viable nation. LEGAL While the Constitution and …

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