Skip to comments.Constitution Belongs to Us, Not Lawyers, Congress
Posted on 03/23/2009 12:51:43 PM PDT by eeevil conservative
We have been trained to learn lies for decades. Just ask the average American when our Declaration of Independence was signed, and they will tell you it was July 4, 1776. The truth is that the Declaration was not actually signed until Aug. 3 of that year.
Ask the average American citizen who was our first elected president and they will tell you George Washington. Truth be told, John Hanson was our first president.......
(Excerpt) Read more at mdjonline.com ...
Can’t believe they actually published this! At the site, they even let you rate the article on a 5 star system, and allow comments too!
Excellent article. Just another expose of the NEA’s miseducation and diseducation efforts.
Bust the government unions, now!
Our current President thinks the US consists of 57 states. Hell, he’s the president and I always thought we only had 50.
Don’t we have 47 states plus three commonwealths??? ... Pennsylvania, Virginia and Massachusetts ...
Kentucky is also a commonwealth.
And actually I think California and Texas are technically republics - not states. “Bear-flag Republic” and “Lone Star Republic” respectively.
What the NEA does not tell our kids is that our Nation exists with the permission of the people. The people don’t exist with permission of the Nation. The Senate and the House believe they control us. This needs to change. Liberals are beginning to see what Democrats are doing and they aren’t liking it.
Right, and we Texans still reserve the right to leave this loony bin if things get too chaotic.
There, fixed title. At least I believe that was the Founders' intent.
I like it!!
“Ask the average American citizen who was our first elected president and they will tell you George Washington. Truth be told, John Hanson was our first president (under the Articles of Confederation)”
If you’re going to go back that far, why not stop at Peyton Randolph, first president of the Continental Congress. Or better yet, John Hancock, who was president when we declared independence, which technically makes him the first executive of an independent American government.
If you object that the Continental Congress didn’t have much power and that its president did little more than preside over meetings, let me remind you that the Articles of Confederation didn’t have an executive. It’s president was like a prime minister with less power.
If you argue that the president of the Continental Congress bears no relation to the current presidency beyond the title “president,” I might remind you that neither does the president of the Articles. Our present Constitution was an all-new government.
OK good - forgot about Kentucky. And yep, CA and TX are republics ...that narrows things down ...to 44 states ...
GREAT JOB!! So proud of you! An excellent read!
Your article is going in my ‘Freeper Keeper’ file right now and being sent to my whole email list. Thanks for the ping.
“Our Constitution was not written for lawyers. It was not written for politicians. Our Constitution was written by the people, for the people.”
That’s too ckise to the sort of state-worship our public schools teach. Popular sovereignty is a sham. The people who wrote the Constitution may or may not have had the interests of all the people at heart. Some did (occasionally); some pretended to. Others were mostly interested in promoting regional interests; still others weren’t interested in the people at all. All of them were politicians, many of them were lawyers. Most of them were bankers/merchants/land-speculators who could expect to benefit directly and personally from the system they created. And the one big exception to the general run of speculators, Hamilton, was the biggest merchantilist of them all.
The point is, why bother pretending “we the people” had anything to do with writing the Constitution? We can judge the document on its own merits. We need not fetishize it.
I’m afraid We The People have been deposed in a well orchestrated coup, by the two branches of ther federal government who stand as co-equal with the executive branch. By refusing to properly vett Barry Obama to We The People, and by refusing to allow members of We Thye People to demand that this affirmative action fraud show his proof of eligibility, the jus=dicial system has allowed the final straw to break the camel’s back. We were the sovereigns, it was our Constitutional contract. The Judicial and congressional branches have abrogated that contract in order to usher in an affirmativea ction hire for the executive branch. Any guesses as to why they did this ... other than they are power lusting leftist oligarchs who hold We The People in contempt?
I would futher suggest that all read the Federalist Papers to furhter understand what the founders were trying to do and keep from happening.
Much of what has happened was perfectly predictable because the method of destruction was laid out in those doccuments.
The education system and moral system were the keys to the kingdom so to speak and they have destroyed or attempted to destroy both to accomplish exactly what they wanted and we now see the outcome.
The Second American Revolution - We The People
Dont we have 47 states plus three commonwealths??? ... Pennsylvania, Virginia and Massachusetts ...”
57 states, weren’t you paying attention to 0bama during the election?
Good and informative. Thanks for publishing it.
Any news on the May 23 Take Back the Constitution Rally in D.C.?
Great article! You can add Columnist to your resume now huh? :-)
dang ....how could I have missed the geography lesson from Barry ...
I'll have to read the whole thing later.
Great points eeevil conservative re our Constitution and the manner in which it was written, in particular the BIll of RIghts. Written in the, ahem, king's English instead of lawyerese so The People could understand it. Problem is, seems as though conservatives are the only ones interested in actually applying the simple principles in the documents.
The key, IMHO, is how many States realistically can conservatives bring along with us in our desire to reclaim our Republic? I honestly don't think we can do it without them. How many of them are essentially feeding at the same trough as the voting dregs, dead or alive, of our society. Like the Cheshire Cat, our country is disappearing right before our very eyes, and we're floundering around searching for anything that might work to get it back. The longer I study the problem of a runaway feral government, the more I'm convinced we'll ultimately have to TAKE our country back; they won't give it back.
Way to go, Sherri, great article!
Great work eee-c! You're solid on your facts. I gave you 5 stars of course!
Great job, Eeevil! I intend to secure my own copy of this precious document ASAP! And as Mark Levin said today on the Sean Hannity show, it’s time the Conservatives in this great nation stood up and took the country back from the Marxists who have hijacked it with their dangerous Leftist Agenda.
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