Category Archive: Government

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 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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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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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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Aug 16 2016

Right To Bear Arms – some history

“The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country.” – James Madison Historically, defense was provided by professional military warriors, often employed by a King …

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Jul 04 2016

We Are All Born Free

We are born free and sovereign over our individual lives and rights. We often decide to join with others in a group and in that process we may grant some degree of our sovereign power to the group in the name of better securing our lives and our rights. If life is to be considered …

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Jun 20 2016

Individual Liberty Spawns Exceptional Achievement

The Constitution of the United States is designed to protect the liberty of individual citizens, instead of protecting the collective power granted to the government. All other forms of government that subjugate the individual for the sake of society, also squash and suppress the efforts of the individual to express their opinions, beliefs, imagination, creativity, …

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Jun 08 2016

Preserving Liberty

The purpose of government is to preserve liberty. We join with others to create protection against threats to our freedom. By creating an organizational structure that can combine our resources and focus our energy, we are more able to defend ourselves. As we form government to protect our liberty, we discover that it is necessary …

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