Never has there been a time when knowing our rights has been more critical and safeguarding them more necessary.
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“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.
Where do the peopleâ€™s rights come from? Jefferson said that they come from manâ€™s Creator. In other words, my life was not created by government.
In America, we have a foundation of law, our Constitution, that allows us to not only resist governmentâ€™s rising power, but to reduce the power of government without having to resort to revolution. But to do so, man must choose individual freedom and be willing to pay the price required for the preservation, protection and defense of that freedom.
The whole purpose of the Constitution is, was, and has been to define the government, to impose restraints on the government, and to guarantee personal freedoms.
The history of most recent presidents and legislators of the United States is a history of repeated civil rights violations, constitutional travesties, usurpations of stateâ€™s rightsâ€¦
If we are ever going to have a nation that respects the Bill of Rights, of which the Ninth and Tenth Amendments may be the most important, the DEA and the entire drug war must be eliminated.
The only way to get this oppressive tyrant â€“ known as the federal government â€“ off our back is to break away from it and start anew.
With all the laws our government has passed that restrict our actions, which if you bothered to look, they werenâ€™t authorized to pass, how can anyone honestly say that they are truly free?
If we truly want to strengthen freedom and regain what we have already lost, we will pledge ourselves to defending the Constitution. We cannot support our Constitution, however, unless we face the fact that it is being continually ignored and betrayed. It is time that we give some serious thought to the Constitution.
by Dr. Archie Jones, The American Vision No fundamental provision of the Constitution or the Bill of Rights is more neglectedâ€”or thoroughly violatedâ€”today than the Tenth Amendment. It is violated in spirit and in practice. Its violation is advocated implicitly and explicitly: in the teaching of American history and government, in legal theory, in what [...]