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the essence of natural law

Thomas Jefferson on the imperial judiciary

“The germ of dissolution of our federal government is in… the federal judiciary; an irresponsible body (for impeachment is scarcely a scare-crow), working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and a little tomorrow, and advancing … Continue reading

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“Man with a knife!”

The call goes out over the police radio, “Man with a knife!” The adrenaline starts pumping. An officer races to the scene (not waiting for backup), pulls up in close proximity (putting himself in danger), leaps from the car (his … Continue reading

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They broke their oath

After every election Senator Grassley, Senator Ernst and Representative King put their hand on a bible and swear an oath to the Constitution. And the very next day they break that oath. Article 4 Section IV of that Constitution requires … Continue reading

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Perpetuating poverty

Cities like Ames, Iowa by virtue of their lack of imagination with zoning help keep people in poverty. The person of limited means naturally gravitates to low cost housing (above). $15,000 and its yours. So what. You’re typically left renting … Continue reading

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How do you steer without a rudder?

Maybe its just me, but I don’t see how Western Civilization is going to get where it wants to go, it has no steering mechanism. The ship of state is meandering aimlessly across the ocean without a rudder. The reason … Continue reading

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“The issue today…”

“The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.” — Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) [That quote from TJ becomes immensely humorous when … Continue reading

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The criminal nature of the State

“The State’s criminality is nothing new and nothing to be wondered at. It began when the first predatory group of men clustered together and formed the State, and it will continue as long as the State exists in the world, … Continue reading

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“Big Government is the Best Government!”

As Congress gets ready to pass another insurance bill, Graham-Cassidy, its important to examine the foundation of that bill to see its potential for success. Our government often operates in a historical void. Reinventing the wheel at every turn. Acting … Continue reading

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When does “enumerated” mean “all”?

“The growth of federal power and programs over this century — involving the regulation of business, the expansion of “civil rights,” the production of environmental goods, and much else — has taken place in large measure through the power of … Continue reading

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“The way to have good and safe government …”

“The way to have good and safe government is not to trust it all to one, but to divide it among the many, distributing to everyone exactly the functions in which he is competent … – To let the National … Continue reading

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