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  • GOP leaders turn on voters, will work to give president fast-track trade power

    01/28/2015 7:24:38 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 27 replies
    1/28/15 | johnwk
    SEE: Critical of Obama’s past actions, GOP now wants to give him more power on trade ”Republicans have consistently railed at President Obama’s exercise of his executive authority, disparaging him as “an emperor” who has ignored Congress on immigration, climate and Cuba. Now that they fully control the Congress, those same Republicans critics are on the verge of handing the president expansive new powers to circumvent those who want to stand in his way on trade. GOP leaders in both chambers are close to introducing legislation that would grant the administration broad authority to finalize one of the largest free-trade...
  • Senator Cruz on tax reform: Abolish the IRS

    01/18/2015 5:23:37 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 50 replies
    1/18/2015 | johnwk
     SEE: Cruz: Abolish the IRS January 13th , 2015 ”Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said Monday that Republicans should take advantage of their control of Congress to abolish the Internal Revenue Service. “We need to pass fundamental tax reform making our tax code simpler, flatter, fairer,” he said Monday at Heritage Action’s 2015 conservative policy summit. ”And I’ll tell you, the single most important tax reform, we should abolish the IRS.” What is discouraging is, the above article goes on to say that Senator Ted Cruz ”… acknowledged it’s not really possible to abolish the IRS or adopt a flat tax...
  • Sen. John Thune to push Chamber of Commerce’s tax reform

    01/16/2015 12:06:51 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 14 replies
    1/16/15 | johnwk
    SEE: GOP targets budget process for tax reform 1/13/15 ”The quiet push, led by South Dakota Sen. John Thune, seeks to use the potent tool known as budget reconciliation to give both the GOP and President Barack Obama the sweeping victory on tax policy that business groups want, which could include a significant cut in corporate tax rates as well as provide funding for a long-term transportation bill.” This is what happens when Republican voters elect Washington Establishment candidates to office. They use their power to manipulate a corruptible system of taxation to meet the Chamber of Commerce’s demands rather...
  • Jeb Bush and Common Core tyranny!

    01/03/2015 5:58:51 AM PST · by JOHN W K · 10 replies
    12-30-2014 | johnwk
    When it comes to Common Core, Jeb Bush thumbs his nose at our Constitution and is an advocate of Common Core which subtly, and in violation of our Constitution, is designed to have our federal government seize control over public school systems established under state constitutions. The control is acquired by dolling out federal revenue to the states for a function not authorized by our Constitution with strings attached to accomplish the whims and fancies of political appointees assigned to the despotic Federal Department of Education, which ought to be closed down, not enlarged! An example of how federal control...
  • Boehner’s suit is not a stunt. It’s an act submitting to Obama's ongoing tyranny!

    06/29/2014 3:09:58 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 11 replies
    6/29/2014 | johnwk
      See: Obama: Boehner's lawsuit is 'a stunt' ”President Barack Obama called House Speaker John Boehner's plans to file a lawsuit over the President's use of executive action "a stunt," in an interview with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos.” The obvious truth is, Boehner’s threatened lawsuit is another clever strategy by the Republican Establishment to assist Obama in his fundamental transformation of America while pretending to be fighting against it. Boehner’s lawsuit is basically the same strategy which was pulled when 26 State Attorney Generals file suit against Obamacare. Instead of these AGs filing their case directly in the Supreme...
  • Is the House complicit in Obama’s immigration tyranny?

    06/21/2014 9:37:49 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 8 replies
    6/21/2014 | johnwk
    While the borders of the various United States are being invaded by the poverty stricken, poorly educated, unskilled and infectious disease carrying populations of Central America countries, our President is not only assisting in this invasion by bussing these aliens into a number of the united States, but he is also celebrating this ongoing invasion with impunity! See White House To Welcome In, Honor Illegal Immigrants ”President Obama’s White House will honor illegal immigrant activists at a ceremony Tuesday. Two activists with the group Mi Familia Vota Education Fund will be honored as “Champions of Change” Mi Familia Vota Education...
  • President Obama encouraging aliens to invade our borders!

    06/07/2014 7:06:38 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 15 replies
    6/7/2014 | johnwk
    Let us take a look at the suicidal consequences which are occurring in our country because our traitorous federal government ignores the general welfare of the United States by allowing millions upon millions of impoverished aliens to invade our borders: Illegal Immigration Costs California Over Ten Billion Annually Dateline: December, 2004 Among the key finding of the report are that the state's already struggling K-12 education system spends approximately $7.7 billion a year to school the children of illegal aliens who now constitute 15 percent of the student body. Another $1.4 billion of the taxpayers' money goes toward providing...
  • Establishment Republicans give their loyalty and support to Obamacare!

    05/26/2014 9:14:17 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 13 replies
    5-26-14 | johnwk
     SEE: The GOP Establishment Wants to Run on Fixing -- Not Repealing – Obamacare ”In David Jolly's campaign, he didn't say "repeal" Obamacare. He said "fix" it. But the Republicans are taking this thing to, " No, no, no, no! He said to fix it." The Republican establishment obviously has a campaign game plan involving Obamacare, and it does not include repealing it, folks. The Republican establishment apparently doesn't want to campaign on repealing it. They want to campaign on fixing it.” What Rush Limbaugh may have missed and has been obvious to me from the very beginning is, when...
  • Mark Levin distorts the Great Compromise of 1787

    05/23/2014 7:36:45 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 47 replies
    5-23-14 | johnwk
     On this evening’s show, 5/23/2014, Mark Levin talked about the Great Compromise of the Convention of 1787, but he never mentioned how the apportionment of both taxation and representation became the moving parts of the Great Compromise. So, let me fill in the parts Mark Levin left out. During the framing of our existing Constitution the question of how each State would be represented in Congress became a matter of heated debate and deciding upon rules which fixed each State’s representation created an impasse during the Convention. On July 2nd of the Convention Sherman of Connecticut remarked: “We are now...
  • Mark Levin’s liberty amendment flip-flop on balancing the annual budget

    05/23/2014 6:44:45 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 41 replies
    5-23-14 | johnwk
    Isn’t it interesting to recall that on November 18, 2011 Mark Levin said he was “happy the balanced budget amendment didn't pass the House because it was a fraud”, and now Mark Levin promotes a fraudulent balanced budget amendment with one of his “liberty amendments” which would make it constitutional for Congress to not balance the annual budget? The two of sections of Mark’s fraudulent balanced budget amendment making it constitutional for Congress to not balance the annual budget are: SECTION 6: Congress may provide for a one-year suspension of one or more of the preceding sections in this Article...
  • Mark Levin’s socialist liberty Amendment

    05/22/2014 8:52:08 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 49 replies
    5-22-14 | johnwk
      Mark Levin loves to TALK ABOUT SOCIALISM and how it attacks rights associated with property ownership, and how government force is used under socialism to take and then transfer the property of one group of individuals to another group selectively determined by those who hold political power. This transfer of property is primarily accomplished through a socialist tax on profits, gains, and other “incomes” which seeks out the most productive hard working citizens, taxes them, and then redistributes the property they have earned to those who enjoy riding in government’s free cheese wagon who are expected to return the favor...
  • Mark Levin may get his evil wish to convene a Constitutional Convention

    05/13/2014 5:52:30 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 214 replies
    5/13/14 | johnwk
    SEE: Did Michigan just trigger 'constitutional convention'? Bid gains steam In the wake of the vote, California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter pressed House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday to determine whether the states just crossed the threshold for this kind of convention. Like Michigan lawmakers, Hunter's interest in the matter stems from a desire to push a balanced-budget amendment -- something that could potentially be done at a constitutional convention. If Duncan Hunter wants to balance the annual budget, then why does he not “push” for and demand the apportioned direct tax which is in our Constitution be used to...
  • Calvin H. Johnson’s attack upon the apportionment of direct taxes

    05/11/2014 6:09:10 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 22 replies
    5/11/14 | johnwk
      SEE: Purging Out Pollock: The Constitutionality of Federal Wealth or Sales Tax By Calvin H. Johnson I have studied the above cited article and was astounded that one article could have so many misrepresentations and inaccurate conclusions which were apparently concocted in the author’s mind to promote a tax scheme contrary to the true intentions and beliefs under which our Constitution’s original tax plan was agreed to. Calvin writes:The apportionment clauses of the Constitution say that federal "direct taxes" must be apportioned among the states according to their population … Apportionment according to population is a hobbling requirement, somewhere between...
  • U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine is either a liar or pathetically ignorant on tax reform!

    05/10/2014 2:53:46 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 16 replies
    5/10/14 | johnwk
    SEE: Bridenstine: Repeal the 16th Amendment ”U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., has introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal the 16th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which allows the federal government to levy the income tax.” Wrong Mr. Bridenstien! The 16th Amendment does not allow the federal government to levy an “income tax”. In fact, the phrase “income tax” does not even appear in the 16th Amendment, and the power to levy an income tax was exercised long before the 16th Amendment was adopted! The first so called “income tax” is found in An Act to...
  • Is THE REPEAL 16 COLALITION really trying to end taxes calculated from incomes?

    05/08/2014 7:21:53 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 5 replies
    5/8/14 | johnwk
    Is THE REPEAL 16 COLALITION really trying to end taxes calculated from incomes?  As stated at repeal 16.org, “The Coalition to Repeal the 16th Amendment (Repeal 16) is comprised of a broad range of individuals and organizations including the Tea Party Patriots, Americans For Fair Taxation, Americans for Limited Government, Competitive Governance Action and Free Market America.” According to REPEAL 16 ORG, its stated goal is to “end our corrupting tax system and the oppressive IRS”. They go on to ask “What is the Repeal 16 Bill?” And they answer the question as follows: ”Congressman Jim Bridenstine has introduced a bill...
  • Has Jenny Beth Martin become a Tea Party Patriot for profit?

    04/29/2014 5:52:35 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 12 replies
    4-29-14 | johnwk
    .SEE: Tea party PACs reap money for midterms, but spend little on candidates Martin, the super PAC’s chairwoman, oversees all its expenditures, according to Broughton, meaning she sets her own $15,000 monthly fee for strategic consulting — payments that have totaled $120,000 since July. She also draws a salary as president of the Tea Party Patriots’ nonprofit arm — getting more than $272,000 in the 2012 fiscal year, according to the group’s most recent tax filing. Her twin salaries put her on track to make more than $450,000 this year, a dramatic change in lifestyle for the tea party...
  • Jenny Beth Martin repeats the big myth, pushes useless remedy!

    04/23/2014 6:50:49 PM PDT · by JOHN W K
    4/23/14 | johnwk
    SEE: Amending an Amendment By Jenny Beth Martin April 23, 2014, 5 a.m. Jenny asserts in her article that the 16th Amendment “gave Congress the authority to collect income tax beginning in 1913”. She goes on to write: We agree with the millions of Americans who seek fundamental reform to make taxes fairer and flatter, grow jobs and the economy, and put an end to abuses of power by the Internal Revenue Service. However, serious consideration of fundamental tax reform won’t happen until Congress’s constitutional authority to levy an income tax and fund the IRS is removed. That’s why we’re...
  • Jenny Beth Martin of Tea Party Patriots disappoints constitutionalists!

    04/23/2014 4:35:12 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 13 replies
    4-22-2014 | johnwk
      SEE: Tea Party Patriots Use Elections to Push 'Flat' or 'Fair' Tax Monday, 14 Apr 2014 06:05 PM The Tea Party Patriots are pushing a "flat tax" or a "fair tax" rate in the coming elections to stop the endless hiking of taxes on Americans, group President Jenny Beth Martin says. "A flat tax, a fair tax — either one is better than what we have now," Martin told Ed Berliner and Diane Dimond, guests hosts of "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV. "The tax code has grown and grown and grown. It's time to address the fact that...
  • Obama, stop lying. Obamacare is not the law of the land!

    04/17/2014 7:34:16 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 13 replies
    4-17-2014 | johnwk
    In case you missed it Obama, our federal Constitution tells us in crystal clear language that our Constitution, and only those “Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof . . . shall be the supreme Law of the Land ….” And so, the question which must be asked and answered to determine if Obamacare is the law of the land is, was Obamacare made in pursuance of our Constitution? As I will have further occasion to establish, Obama care does not meet constitutional muster and turns out to be legislative tyranny backed up by judicial...
  • ALERT: H.J.RES.104 will not end taxes calculated from incomes!

    04/15/2014 10:49:15 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 25 replies
    4-15-14 | johnwk
     I am very disappointed to learn that some Tea Party Activists are now promoting Representative Jim Bridenstine’s H.J.RES. 104 as a way to “repeal the 16th Amendment and abolish the income tax”.  Additionally, donations are being asked to support this movement.  The problem is, if H.J.RES. 104 was adopted and its proposed wording added to our Constitution, the 16th Amendment would indeed be repealed, but Congress would continue to have power to lay and collect taxes calculated from profits, gains, and other “incomes”. The important wording in Representative Jim Bridenstine’s proposed amendment declares:`Effective 2 years after the ratification of this article...
  • Gov. Brewer's attack on rights associated with property ownership

    03/01/2014 8:32:34 AM PST · by JOHN W K · 12 replies
    3-1-14 | johnwk
    SEE: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes controversial anti-gay bill, SB 1062 This is another attack upon rights associated with property ownership just like the smoking control freaks who also use government force to seize control over another person’s private property for their personal use and enjoyment who forbid the owner of said property to allow his guests to smoke thereon. But we were warned against submitting to such tyranny: ”Submit to despotism for an hour and you concede the principle. John Adams said, in 1775, “Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud.” It is the only thing a...
  • Look who candidate Alex Sink has given big bucks to!

    02/18/2014 6:29:59 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 5 replies
    2/18/2014 | johnwk
    . See Alex Sink ponies up to Charlie Crist campaign "Campaign finance reports show that on Jan. 31, Sink wrote a $1,000 check to Crist." So now, there is no question that Alex Sink not only supports Charlie Crist, she is actually willing to finance Charlie’s election campaign. The question is, should Floridians be as enthusiastic as Alex Sink is to see Charlie Crist get elected? Let us recall what Charlie Crist stands for: Are we to forget when Charlie Crist in 2009, greeted Obama’s trip to Florida with the infamous BIG HUG? Are we to forget that Mr. Crist...
  • Mark Levin omitted vital information when explaining the Electoral College

    02/16/2014 6:09:45 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 89 replies
    2/16/2014 | johnwk
    In 2012 Mark Levin took the time to explain the Electoral College to his audience. But in doing so, he omitted a vital piece of information that ties the size of each State’s number of Electoral College votes to taxation, which is no longer enforced and actually encouraged California to elect a socialist/progressive president! CLICK HERE to listen to Mark explain the Electoral College, omitting how taxation is tied to the size of each State’s Electoral College vote, which in turn omits the importance of why our founders tied taxation and representation by the rule of apportionment. Just for...
  • Balancing the annual budget and tax reform ___ Tea Party candidates need to have concrete solutions!

    02/15/2014 2:55:34 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 9 replies
    2-15-14 | johnwk
    Is it not our duty, more than ever, and as Tea Party Activists, to inform the American People about the brilliance of our Founder’s original tax plan and how our Founders intended to extinguish deficits if imposts, duties and excise taxes were found insufficient to meet Congress’ constitutionally authorized expenditures? In 1995 and 1996 Congress held Hearings on “Replacing the Federal Income Tax”. My submissions before the Committee on Ways and Means which were presented under the heading “American Constitutional Research Service” are part of these recorded hearings, and I recently found they are available on line. My two submissions...
  • Senator Cruz: keep income tax, lower top rates

    02/10/2014 3:36:57 AM PST · by JOHN W K · 28 replies
    2/10/14 | johnwk
    SEE: TheBlaze, Feb. 4, 2014 ‘A Pattern of Lawlessness’: Ted Cruz Outlines Why Even Democrats Should Be Concerned About Obama Administration’s Actions "Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) said there is a “pattern of lawlessness” underway by the Obama administration that is truly “breathtaking,” and it should not only concern Republicans. “Suppose the next president says, ‘I’m instructing the Treasury Department [to] no longer collect taxes at a higher rate than 25%,” Cruz remarked on Glenn Beck’s radio program Tuesday. “That happens to be policy I agree with. I would love to see moving towards tax reform and lowering the top...
  • Senator Cruz still promotes the socialist/progressive’s tax upon incomes?

    02/04/2014 4:39:05 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 52 replies
    2/4/14 | johnwk
    SEE: Ted Cruz readies for next round of tea party-fueled fight Gromer Jeffers Jr. 03 February 2014 10:36 PM Now, Cruz said, he wants to engage voters on other issues as well. He said he hoped Congress would use this year to overhaul tax and regulatory policy. And later he expressed his support for ideas like a flat federal income tax rate for everyone, saying people should mail back their tax returns on a postcard. “We need to get back to the policies that work, like fundamental tax reform,” he said. This is very disturbing. What we really need to...
  • Obama’s proposed Minimum Wage

    02/01/2014 8:38:28 AM PST · by JOHN W K · 15 replies
    2-1-14 | johnwk
    The destructive consequences of Obama’s proposed Minimum Wage See: Obama to sign executive order raising minimum wage for federal contractors ”President Obama, in the first of potentially many executive actions tied to his State of the Union address, will unilaterally increase the minimum wage for workers under new federal contracts to $10.10 an hour, from $7.25, in an effort to build momentum for a minimum wage hike for all Americans.” And tell us Mr. President, how does the federal minimum wage affect our free market system, and in particularly, inner city youth who have dropped out of High School who...
  • Mike Gallagher asks old and tire question about illegals

    01/30/2014 11:11:54 AM PST · by JOHN W K · 23 replies
    1-30-14 | johnwk
    Mike Gallagher, a popular radio talk show host, is once again asking what should be done with foreigners who have invaded our borders. He then goes on to pontificate “We can’t deport them all”. But this question has been answered repeatedly! Make it as uncomfortable as possible for those who have invaded our borders to remain here, e.g., !. Offer a $500 bounty for identifying an employer who hires an undocumented alien. 2. Impose a $5,000 fine upon the conviction of an employer who hires an undocumented alien. 3. Make it a mandatory 1 year jail sentence for an employer...
  • BEWARE: Mt. Vernon Assembly is working 24/7 to convene a constitutional convention!

    01/23/2014 4:19:32 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 84 replies
    1/23/14 | johnwk
    SEE: Reflections on the Mt. Vernon Assembly By Michael Farris "We are beginning to reach critical mass in our efforts to use Article V of the Constitution to rein in the power of the federal government. The Mount Vernon Assembly is one of the major steps in that effort." Read Michael’s article and one immediately detects he has no intention to have a productive and respectful discussion on the issue by immediately demeaning his opponents, claiming they have” increased both the loudness and shrillness of their long-standing claims…” Michael continues: ”Here is why their arguments are doomed to fail: 1....
  • Obama’s promise zones violate both the intent and letter of law!

    01/18/2014 7:02:35 AM PST · by JOHN W K · 13 replies
    1-18-14 | johnwk
    We are told that Obama’s “promise zones” do not violate our Constitution. But no evidence is offered to substantiate that claim. So, let us look at some historical facts which indicate there is a long standing rule which applies to federal spending and it establishes Obama’s “promise zones” are absolutely contrary to the legislative intent and letter of our Constitution. Under Obama’s “promise zones” a number of cities would receive “comprehensive federal assistance” and receive preferential treatment to deal with the financial effects cause by the recession ___ a recession which has cause economic pain in each of the various...
  • Obama's “promise zones” another money laundering operation

    01/09/2014 3:52:22 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 18 replies
    1-9-14 | johnwk
    See: Obama to unveil “promise zone” economic initiative ”Joined by local leaders at the White House, Mr. Obama will officially announce the administration’s first five “promise zones” -- pockets of the country that will receive comprehensive federal assistance after being especially hard-hit by the recession. The five zones will be located in San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The administration aims to ultimately assist 20 such regions.” Once again our President, instead of adopting national policies removing the iron fist of our federal government from America’s free enterprise system and its businesses...
  • Will Senator Ted Cruz and “conservatives” offer real tax reform this coming election?

    12/31/2013 7:42:46 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 29 replies
    12/31/13 | johnwk
    With the 2014 election just around the corner “conservatives” have the opportunity to win the hearts and minds of the American people by offering real tax reform. Have most Americans not witnessed the progressive’s disastrous and slavish experiment associated with the 16th Amendment and taxes levied on incomes without apportionment? Have we not recently seen how this very tax has been used during election time to punish and harass those who dare to speak out and against our despotic federal government? Have we not also witnessed for generations how this despicable tax is used by our federal government to...
  • Judge Timothy S. Black engages in judicial tyranny in “same sex” marriage case!

    12/26/2013 6:37:41 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 5 replies
    12-26-13 | johnwk
    In the case James Obergefell v Theodore E. Wymyslo, M.D, Judge Timothy S. Black wrote: V. CONCLUSION Accordingly, Plaintiffs’ Motion for Declaratory Judgment and Permanent Injunction (Doc. 53) is hereby GRANTED as applied to these Plaintiffs. Specifically: 1. The Court finds and declares that Article 15, Section 11, of the Ohio Constitution, and Ohio Revised Code Section 3101.01(C), violate rights secured by the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in that same-sex couples married in jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is lawful, who seek to have their out-of-state marriage recognized and accepted as legal in Ohio, are denied their...
  • Thumbs up to Generation Opportunity and Evan Feinberg!

    12/13/2013 6:57:01 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 2 replies
    12-13-13 | johnwk
    SEE: Are young Americans paying attention to Obamacare ads?Jennifer Smola,USA TODAY November 20, 2013"On the other side of the issue is the Opt Out campaign, a product of the non-profit organization Generation Opportunity.”Opt Out has employed Web videos and events on college campuses — like the University of Miami — featuring "Creepy Uncle Sam,"who is the visual tool the campaign is using to demonstrate the"creepy" and "intrusive" nature of Obamacare, Generation Opportunity President Evan Feinberg says."Uncle Sam is a symbol of patriotism," Feinbergsays. "Creepy Uncle Sam is what happens when the government oversteps itsbounds."”And why shouldn’t Generation Opportunity not promote...
  • Is signing up for Obamacare a legal trap to surrender your rights?

    12/04/2013 5:10:28 AM PST · by JOHN W K · 23 replies
    12-3-13 | johnwk
    I believe there is a principle of law under which a person may unwittingly waive constitutional rights. An example of this is when invoking the 5th Amendment right against self incrimination. One may waive this right by answering any questions rather than repeatedly invoking the right when asked questions. Does this apply to the Obamacare website, and once a person signs up, they actually place themselves under the federal government’s jurisdiction with regard to Obamacare by signing up and in the process waive constitutionally protected rights? It seems to me that there is no provision in our federal Constitution granting...
  • Individual mandate mutiny grows while Sen. Rubio embraces tyranny!

    10/28/2013 5:12:12 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 31 replies
    10/28/13 | johnwk
    See: Rubio Seeks Obama's Support for Delay of Individual Mandate "Sen. Marco Rubio is urging President Barack Obama to support his bill that would delay Obamacare’s individual mandate until six months after the program’s malfunctioning website is working normally." What I would like to ask Senator Rubio is: Under what provision of our Constitution is Congress authorized to impose a fine upon a citizen who exercises a fundamental right to purchase health insurance to meet their personal medical and health care needs and refuses “federally approved” health insurance? Does the Senator from the great State of Florida disagree with what...
  • Obamacare is not “the law of the land”. It is legislative tyranny backed up by judicial tyranny!

    10/04/2013 9:40:23 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 14 replies
    1-/4/2013 | johnwk
    The statement that Obamacare is the law of the land seems to be repeatedly stated by “conservative” media personalities, such as Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, etc.. It is almost as if they are intentionally trying to beat it into our heads that Obamacare is “the law of the land”. I have yet to find one “conservative” talk show host make an attempt to challenge that comment when there is a very, very strong case to be made that Obamacare is not “the law of the land”. The truth is, Obamacare is a legislative act, H.R.3590 titled the: “Patient Protection and...
  • The Affordable Health Care Act, government cheese and slavery

    10/01/2013 5:12:43 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 4 replies
    10/1/2013 | johnwk
    If you do not consider the Affordable Health Care Act as part of Obama’s desire to enslave a large segment of America’s population and place them under the heel of an iron fisted government, then ask yourself, what is the object of slavery? Is it not an act in which the fruits of one person’s labor is forcefully taken and used for the personal economic wants and desires of another? Those who have studied the Obamacare subsidy schedule quickly realize the very object is to take the bread which productive working class citizens have earned and redistribute it to those...
  • Mark Levin still promoting an Article V convention. Why?

    09/25/2013 9:05:21 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 114 replies
    9/25/2013 | johnwk
    I heard Mark Levin this evening once again encouraging the call for an Article V convention purportedly to restore our constitutionally limited system of government. What Mark Levin does not caution his listening audience about is, that “we the people”, ordinary productive American Citizens, would not be in charge of that convention. In fact, Mark Levin’s Article V Convention if called would be controlled by the very people who now cause our miseries which are the various state Legislatures and Governors who work in concert with our federal government to enslave and plunder the wealth which Americas businesses, industries and...
  • Is the Obamacare tax a direct tax requiring an apportionment

    09/25/2013 11:16:02 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 21 replies
    9/25/2013 | johnwk
    After reviewing the constitutionally authorized taxing powers granted to Congress and the limits placed upon each specific kind of tax, a question arises as to which specific taxing power granted to Congress can be pointed to and levied as Obamacare’s "shared responsibility payment" and be within the limits of the specific tax pointed to. Roberts never answered this question but merely indicated the individual mandate tax levied upon those failing to have federally approved health insurance is to be collected along with income taxes. And so, a question arises as to which constitutionally authorized taxing power granted to Congress, when...
  • In defense of Mark Levin’s attack on a wealth based tax

    09/24/2013 4:43:53 AM PDT · by JOHN W K
    9/24/2013 | johnwk
    About a year ago two professors of law at Yale wrote an article titled Why (and how) to tax the super-rich which appeared in the LA Times. Mark Levin immediately responded to the article which proposed an annual “wealth tax” and identified Bruce Ackerman as a “Left wing disgusting professor at Yale Law as is Anne Alstott” ___ the two professors who wrote the article. I agree! But what I cannot understand is why Mark Levin now proposes to perpetuate a tax upon wealth under one of his “Liberty Amendments”, especially when our founding fathers rejected an unrestrained tax upon...
  • Why does Mark Levin perpetuate FDR’s slavish Victory Tax with a Liberty Amendment?

    09/14/2013 3:33:06 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 65 replies
    9-14-2013 | johnwk
    In one of Mark Levin's Liberty Amendments he promotes keeping alive taxes calculated from profits, gains and other incomes. If one wants to judge the motives and character of those who advocate changes to our Constitution, there are two specific issues which give us a clue: (a) the manner in which Congress fills our national treasury; and (b), what our nation uses for “legal tender”. In other words, “its all about the Benjamins”. So, let us take a look at issue (a) and ask ourselves why does Mark Levin offer to perpetuate taxes calculated from profits, gains and incomes which...
  • A response to Rob Natelson’s Article V Constitutional Convention speculations

    09/03/2013 3:31:15 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 10 replies
    9-1-2013 | johnwk
    The following is in response to Rob Natelson’s article “The Myth of a Runaway Amendments Convention which appeared in American Thinker on August 29th, 2013. The truth is, Mr. Natelson does a whole lot of speculation himself, ignores historical facts which exhibit there is real cause to be concerned about calling a constitutional convention to re-write our Constitution, and purposely paints a misleading picture regarding Mark Levin’s call for an Article V convention. Mr. Natelson wrote:“The Founders bequeathed Americans a method to bypass the federal government and amend the Constitution … “ This is factually incorrect. After the required number...
  • Hannity`s interview with Mark Levin: calling an Article V convention

    08/17/2013 9:25:57 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 49 replies
    8-17-13 | johnwk
    . I was somewhat disappointed after listening to Hannity`s Friday night special dealing with calling an Article V convention as proposed by Mark Levin. There was no informative discussion concerning the vagueness of what the rules are after two thirds of the State legislatures apply for an Article V convention, and Congress calls for it to convene. Should these rules not be fully understood before a discussion occurs on what particular amendments ought to be proposed which are believed will restore our constitutionally limited system of government? For example, how many delegates does each state get to send to the...
  • Mark Levin calls for second constitutional convention ?!

    07/11/2013 6:10:36 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 63 replies
    7-11-13 | johnwk
    On last evening`s show [7-10-2013], Mark Levin has called for a second constitutional convention. But it is baffling why Mark Levin, who I have grown to admire as a constitutionalist would call for a second constitutional convention for proposing amendments to our Constitution, when, just like the call for immigration reform, the fault is not a defect in our law, but a failure to enforce existing law. Indeed, the fault is not in our existing Constitution, Mr. Levin, but an unwillingness and failure of the States and people therein to enforce the existing Constitution and its defined and limited powers....
  • Mike Gallagher, radio talk show host, gives in to Rubio`s amnesty

    05/22/2013 8:47:34 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 20 replies
    5-22-13 | johnwk
    Mike Gallagher, a national syndicated Radio Talk Show Host, has today jumped on the Rubio Band Wagon to allow 10-20 million foreigners who have invaded our borders to stay here, and stay in front of those who have been waiting for years to enter our Country legally. Of course, Mr. Gallagher avoided giving an answer to his audience which addresses the most fundamental question which needs to be answered. How is it in the general welfare of the United States to allow 10-20 million foreigners who have invaded our borders to stay here who, for the most part, are uneducated,...
  • Gov. Nikki Haley is correct to reject the enforcement of Obamacare!

    05/04/2013 12:05:17 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 4 replies
    5-4-13 | johnwk
    Our founding fathers were very careful to stipulate in our Constitution, and in crystal clear language, that our Constitution, and only those laws which shall be made in pursuance thereof, shall be the supreme law of the land. All those who assert Obamacare is the law of the land, need to explain why the following stated reasons are insufficient to establish that Obamacare has not been made in pursuance of our Constitution. And they need to explain why Obamacare is in harmony with the documented intentions and beliefs under which our Constitution was adopted. Keep in mind our very own...
  • Has Rubio gone to the darkside regarding illegal immigrants?

    04/13/2013 1:55:10 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 25 replies
    4-13-13 | johnwk
    SEE: Marco Rubio's amnesty-lite immigration plan vs. Obama's amnesty plan Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has proposed a pragmatic amnesty-lite plan that would allow the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States to earn a pathway to legal residency (as opposed to a path to citizenship). In regard to Rubio`s proposal, an amendment must be added to it that all foreigners who have entered our country illegally, or are here illegally, when discovered will be deported and will forfeit the privilege to become a citizen of the United States. These words are absolutely necessary to stop the ongoing invasion...
  • Maine`s Senators, Collins/King, vote to ignore federalism in firearms debate

    04/13/2013 7:56:50 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 11 replies
    4-13-13 | johnwk
    SEE: Collins,King vote to continue gun debate WASHINGTON — Maine`s two U.S. senators voted with the majority Thursday to move forward with debate on a package of gun-control measures prompted by December's mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut. I would love to hear Collins explain to her constituents in Maine, under what part of the federal Constitution have they delegated a power to the federal government to enter Main and regulate the ownership of firearms. I do know Maine’s Declaration of Rights stipulates in crystal clear language that: Section 16. To keep and bear arms. Every citizen has...
  • Is Obamacare`s shared responsibility payment a direct tax requiring an apportionment?

    03/25/2013 5:53:17 AM PDT · by JOHN W K · 7 replies
    3-25-13 | johnwk
    In answering this question the following rules of constitutional law are to be followed: Intent of framers and adopters as controlling The fundamental principle of constitutional construction is that effect must be given to the intent of the framers of the organic law and of the people adopting it. This is the polestar in the construction of constitutions, all other principles of construction are only rules or guides to aid in the determination of the intention of the constitution’s framers.--- numerous citations omitted__ Vol.16 American Jurisprudence, 2d Constitutional law (1992 edition), pages 418-19 Meaning of Language Ordinary meaning, generally Words...