As we prepare to celebrate the 233rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence we should recall why the American colonists made their decision to break away from the British Empire. The Declaration, in the enumerated grievances against the British Crown, makes it crystal clear that the cause was Big Government.
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Unfortunately, July 4th has become a day of deceit. The America that’s celebrated no longer truly exists.
Over the last decade, administrations from both parties seem to have forgotten the 10th amendment. The federal government has been on one long march to complete centralization of power for many years.
Welcome to 21st century America â€“ where federal politics is largely centered on a single question: How much can the stupid and greedy plunder from their hardworking, productive neighbors?
“Live Free or Die” is the title of author and columnist Mark Steyn’s speech at Hillsdale College, reproduced in Imprimis (April 2009), a Hillsdale publication that’s free for the asking. Canadian born, now living in New Hampshire, Steyn has had firsthand experience with socialist tyranny in his home country that is rapidly becoming a part of America.
It is time to turn back the juggernaut of meddling, irresponsible, and bankrupting unconstitutional government and restore the vision of the framers of our Constitution.
The compass that has guided us for 222 years, that has kept America the land of the free and the hope of the world, is the United States Constitution.
One of the things most abhorrent to us sovereignty-seekers is the incredible amount of bloat in Washington, D.C. While some of us are coming around to seeing that Washington, D.C. is killing this country on a non-partisan basis, the following chart illustrates this fact.
I propose the United States of America change its name to the Federalized States of America, or better yet the Coerced States of America. We should either make this change or return to a literal reading of the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.
I believe that as much power as possible should be placed in the entities that are closest to the people and I believe this also was an important principle to our founding fathers, which is why they attempted to make this concept clear in the Tenth Amendment to our countryâ€™s Constitution.
The Founders devised what was essentially a new system of government. It has come to be called federalism.