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Freedom is not outdated, federal government is an agreement among the people of different sovereign states, the 10th Amendment has never been repealed, and virtue is still necessary for securing our posterityâ€™s future rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Andrew Napolitano: “Charity comes from your own heart, not from the government spending your money. When we pay our taxes to the government and it gives that money away, thatâ€™s not charity, thatâ€™s welfare.”
Letâ€™s begin at the beginning. Medical care is not a free good found in nature. Of course, no one really thinks it is. But that doesnâ€™t keep most people from wanting to pretend otherwise, and the current institutional setting makes that possible.
Writes Ron Paul: “Politicians can be very good at making it sound as if healthcare will be free for everybody. Nothing could be further from the truth.”
Phil Russo and Jason Hoyt of TeaPartyPatriotsLive.com (660 WORL-AM: Orlando, FL), interview Michael Boldin on the 10th Amendment, the nature of rights vs privileges, enumerated and implied powers, the proper role of the federal government, and more.
Where the Constitution needs to be changed, it should be amended through the process provided in the Constitution, not through a judicial edict.
â€œThe enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.â€ It works with the Tenth to reinforce limits on the federal government.
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 purpose of law is to protect the rights of individuals against the excesses of the state. An oppressive judicial system punishes individuals by taking away their freedoms, starting with the right to vote.
by Joe Schembrie, LewRockwell.com The Establishment Media is hyping the dire prophecy of a Russian professor that the United States will have a bloody civil war and “disintegrate,” after which the secessionist regions will be absorbed by other nations. The Establishment Media Moral: we must patriotically embrace our federal government or face horrendous consequences. Certainly [...]