It seems clear that Washington today is constitutionally stoned. Only a return to the constitutional balance of federalism â€” of strong, sovereign states that check the overreaching intrusions by the federal government â€” will restore the principles of liberty and prosperity that made this nation the light to the world.
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Freedom is not outdated, federal government is an agreement among the people of different sovereign states, the 10th Amendment has never been repealed, and virtue is still necessary for securing our posterityâ€™s future rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Our Constitution is dead. Rigor mortis set in a long time ago. Peculiar enough, many Americans who claim to love our constitution believe it is alive and well with hot red blood running through its vein. Plainly put: they are naÃ¯ve, deceived or ignorant.
A new President would no more change the form and system of the federal government than would pumping trillions of dollars of tax payer monies create a stable and sound economic system in America
Presidential power has been on a pathway of expansion beyond what the Constitution outlined, and what a government of, by, and for the people requires, since George Washington was president.
Writes Ron Paul: “I continue to hope that enough Americans will realize that the true strength of our country doesnâ€™t come from Washington, but rather the limitations placed on government in the Constitution. We must resolve to reverse the destructive course that we are on and then never again let big government problem-solving take over our lives and our country.”
We’re experiencing a fundamental shift in national priorities – in the form of a rapid and pervasive expansion of government power over the private sector of the economy.
An observer of history and these current events cannot help but draw strikingly similar comparisons to America’s political struggles during the early to mid-1800s, where there was a serious threat to our original form of constitutional government by the Centralists of that day.
The Sovereigns of each State have never ceded to the Federal government any power not granted to it by the US Constitution
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?
I know the temptation to seek help from the all-powerful federal government, but as citizens in a supposedly free society, we must reject these tactics. Although we may achieve success via these means, such success will only be temporary.
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