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  • Alexander Hamilton's Prophetic Words in 1795

    11/12/2018 6:22:16 PM PST · by Captain Peter Blood · 19 replies
    Biography of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Cernow | 11-12-2018 | Captain Peter Blood
    Of late I have been reading Ron Cernow's excellent biography of Alexander Hamilton. I have just finished the period in Hamilton's life of his service as the first Secretary of the Treasury and he leaving to go back to private life. He is visiting his friend George Washington Parke Curtis, President Washington's grandson, when he sees a small copy of the U.S. Constitution. He then says this about the Constitution: "So long as we are a young and virtuous people, this instrument will bind us together in mutual interests, mutual welfare, and mutual happiness. But when we become old and...
  • Martial Law Before the End of the Year?

    11/10/2018 8:29:08 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 70 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/10/18 | Jim O'Neill
    God has blessed We the People with the right man, in the right place, at the right time. He knows we have his six. Let's roll. Things are getting out of hand folks, and I don’t think you need to be especially perceptive to sense it. When will the Rubicon be crossed, the gauntlet thrown, and the point of no return reached? Some would say that we have already reached that point, reached that point and passed it. Activist judges increasingly feel free to “interpret” law according to their own personal biases, instead of using the US Constitution as their...
  • Democrats Aren't Losing Faith in Our Constitutional System. They Just Don't Like It

    11/09/2018 11:50:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2018 | David Harsanyi
    In liberals' imaginations, there are only four ways to lose elections -- and none has to do with their leftist turn, their hysterics or their one-dimensional identity politics. Democrats say they lose because of gerrymandering, voter suppression (sometimes known as asking for ID), Russian mind-control rays deployed by social media, and our antiquated and unfair Constitution. That last excuse is becoming increasingly popular among pundits who continue to invent new crises to freak out about. Take Vox's Ezra Klein, a longtime champion of direct democracy: "I don't think people are ready for the crisis that will follow if Democrats win...
  • Mark Levin: “A Time To Stand”… (VIDEO)

    11/05/2018 8:21:30 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 3 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 11/5/18 | sundance
    Mark Levin took the time during his opening segment last night to frame the importance of the midterm election. President Trump will leave nothing on the battlefield; he is working, campaigning and fighting on our behalf. Now, with the election less than 24 hours away, it is time for us to stand and take action…
  • How President Trump has Supported the Second Amendment

    11/05/2018 4:42:47 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 November, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    President Donald Trump is the most vocal supporter of the Second Amendment to the Constitution that has ever inhabited the White House. Before 1934, there were few restrictions on firearm purchases and virtually none at the federal level. It is not surprising that before 1934, presidents said little about the Second Amendment.Franklin  Delano Roosevelt was blatantly anti-Second Amendment. He showed it with his court picks and the attempt to register and license all handguns in the United States. While the attempt failed, the first serious federal gun law, the National Firearms Act, was passed as a compromise. Only President...
  • Is America Finished?

    10/31/2018 1:38:41 AM PDT · by vannrox · 15 replies
    PaulCraigroberts.com ^ | 30OCT18 | Paul Craig Roberts
    Is America Finished? Paul Craig Roberts The refusal of the Democratic Party and the military/security complex to accept the results of the 2016 US presidential election and the misuse of their positions of power to prevent Donald Trump from exercising presidential powers is a revolutionary step, well described by Angelo Codevilla here: https://americanmind.org/essays/our-revolutions-logic/ Americans are now so polarized that they “no longer share basic sympathies and trust, because they no longer regard each other as worthy of equal consideration.” Codevilla blames the progressives and their attitude of moral superiority, but his explanation is independent of who is to blame. I...
  • President Trump Considering Immigration Executive Order Removing Birthright Citizenship..

    10/30/2018 3:02:59 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 28 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 30, 2018 | sundance
    “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.” According to a widely repeated Axios interview with President Trump the administration is considering an executive order to eliminate the “Anchor Baby” interpretation within the 14th Amendment focused on “Birthright Citizenship.”If the initial review of the intent is accurate, President Trump would sign an executive order that would remove the right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born on U.S. soil. Until the 1960s, the 14th Amendment was...
  • Trump forcing liberals to debate whether amendments actually mean what they say. Brilliant.

    10/30/2018 6:29:00 AM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 25 replies
    self | 10/30/18 | NewJerseyJoe
    The 4-D chess just never stops with this guy. 😏
  • Trump preparing ORDER that will end ‘birthright citizenship’ — but can he do it?

    10/30/2018 5:20:54 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 96 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 10/30/18 | USA Features
    Executive Action: POTUS Donald Trump may be setting himself up for a huge constitutional battle if reports that he’s preparing to issue an executive order ending birthright citizenship are accurate. Axios reported exclusively: President Trump plans to sign an executive order that would remove the right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born on U.S. soil, he said yesterday in an exclusive interview for “Axios on HBO,” a new four-part documentary news series debuting on HBO this Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT.The order would be one of the most dramatic moves yet by the president as his...
  • This Day in History: Alexander Hamilton, the Federalist Papers, & the Constitution

    10/27/2018 5:41:37 AM PDT · by iowamark · 12 replies
    TaraRoss.com ^ | 10/27/2018 | Tara Ross
    On this day in 1787, “Publius” publishes an essay defending the Constitution in several New York newspapers. Publius?! Publius who? Most modern Americans have never heard of him. How unfortunate. The collection of works written by Publius was critical to the establishment of our Constitution. We’ve been living with our Constitution for so long that it can be easy to forget what things were like before. Perhaps you know that the Constitution was drafted in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787. But do you know what happened afterwards? Criticism began popping up almost immediately! Anonymous authors railed against the proposal...
  • Attention millennials: Trump publishes socialism primer

    10/26/2018 5:38:58 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    WND ^ | Art Moore
    After Barack Obama was elected in 2008, the no-longer-printed Newsweek magazine declared in a cover story “We are all socialists now.” This month, as WND reported, a new poll examining the political leanings of the next generation of leaders found 31 percent of millennials identify as “democratic socialist” or “socialist” while 40 percent of men in that age group say the same. Now, the Trump administration is offering an educational resource through its Council of Economic Advisors that asks whether or not socialism has ever delivered on its promises. It’s an empirical question, contends the 72-page report “The Opportunity Cost...
  • Countrywide Constitutional Carry?

    10/15/2018 2:09:29 PM PDT · by Sarcasm Factory · 24 replies
    Random Speculation | 15 October 2018 | Humble Self
    Now that a bare conservative majority finally exists on the Supreme Court, it's hard to refrain from wondering whether one more solidly conservative justice would be enough to give a fighting chance to a lawsuit claiming the right to openly carry firearms without a license across every state in the Union, especially New York, New Jersey, Illinois, California, and Hawaii. It's simply supercalifragilisticexpialidocious to think of hundreds of rabidly anti-gun politicians in those states grinding their teeth in impotent hate as free citizens of every state traipsed freely within their jurisdictions with their loaded firearms, sporting maximum-capacity magazines, hanging at...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Who and What Threaten the Constitution?

    10/15/2018 4:58:28 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies
    RCP/AmGreatness ^ | Victor Davis Hanson
    Donald Trump on occasion can talk recklessly. He is certainly trying to “fundamentally transform” the United States in exactly the opposite direction from which Barack Obama promised to do the same sort of massive recalibration. According to polls (such as they are), half the country fears Trump. The media despises him. Yet Trump poses no threat to the U.S. Constitution. Those who since 2016 have tried to destroy his candidacy and then his presidency most certainly do. When, and if, we ever lose our freedoms, it will not likely be due to a boisterous Donald Trump, damning “fake news” at...
  • LEVIN: CNN’s Don Lemon exemplifies the disastrous ignorance & ideological state of the modern media

    10/12/2018 1:26:31 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 10 replies
    Mark Levin Facebook ^ | October 10, 2018 | Mark Levin
    MARK LEVINˇWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018 ...No, the First Amendment does NOT protect your “right” to trespass onto a restaurant and harass someone, even a politician, at dinner. The First Amendment and the rest of the Bill of Rights protects the individual against the government. That includes due process and presumption of innocence, which Lemon and his leftist media ilk rejected in the Kavanaugh hearings.
  • Tax Payer Rights

    10/12/2018 8:20:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/18 | Matt Shipley
    Ethically and constitutionally, we, the taxpayers of the United States, should only have to pay for policies and programs that provide for the common defense and promote the general welfare We now live in an era of manufactured rights: illegal alien rights, universal free healthcare rights, free college education rights, LBGTQ rights, right to choose rights, and a list of other rights only limited by one’s imagination. All of these so called rights come with a cost of implementation that must also be continually funded year after year. These alleged rights, for which someone else has to bear the financial...
  • Here are the 12 constitutional amendments on Florida’s 2018 ballot and what they do

    10/12/2018 6:38:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    www.miamiherald.com ^ | June 14, 2018 01:56 PM Updated October 09, 2018 10:19 AM | By Elizabeth Koh
    TALLAHASSEE When Floridians head to the ballot box in November, they will encounter a list of candidates asking for their vote for seats in the state House to the U.S. Senate. Among the choices they must make will also be one of the longest lists of proposed constitutional changes in decades, from betting on dog racing to implementing a ban on public officials lobbying for six years after they leave office. The 12 constitutional amendments on this year’s ballot are the most since 1998, when the state’s Constitution Revision Commission — which meets once every 20 years — put nine...
  • Gillum Demands TV Stations Stop Airing DeSantis Ads With “Malicious Falsehoods”

    10/11/2018 11:08:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 10/11/18
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is demanding that television stations stop airing an attack ad from his opponent that contains a number of “malicious falsehoods.” The ad was paid for by the GOP and approved by Ron DeSantis.
  • As Republicans worry about demographics, secession in U.S. deserves attention

    10/10/2018 9:00:43 PM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 79 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | September 28, 2018 | Douglas Perry
    "Today felt very much like an update of the 1850s: Two very distinct parts of U.S. that no longer care to even fake that they respect or value the other," wrote Ron Brownstein. But should the idea of the U.S. amicably breaking apart scare us? Maybe it should be welcomed and vigorously debated. Michael Malice, the author of cultural commentarys, pointed out in a 2016 Observer article that the United States has "never been united culturally." Which made him question our determination to remain united politically. "The real conundrum," he wrote, "is why two cultures should attempt to move forward...
  • Why Your Vote Hasn’t Mattered Since 1913

    10/07/2018 7:29:48 PM PDT · by vannrox · 120 replies
    The daily bell ^ | 6OCT18 | By Joe Jarvis
    “No taxation without representation!”That was a popular phrase during the decades leading up to the Revolutionary War. Colonists thought it was unfair to be taxed and subjected to English rule without consent.Today Washington DC hands down laws and taxes to every one of the 320 million people living in the United States.And just like under English rule, we are not represented in the federal government.Now I know what you’re thinking… we have the right to vote for our leaders.Our votes send Representatives, Senators, and the President to Washington DC. And they represent our interests in government. US Representatives are...
  • Not only no, but HELL NO! Call McConnell!! Do not allow the useful idiots to destroy our nation!!

    09/28/2018 11:35:30 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 283 replies
    Not only no, but HELL NO! Call Senate MAJORITY Leader McConnell!! Do not allow the godless, Constitution-hating useful idiots of the left further rape the Constitution and destroy our nation!! Schedule and take the vote as soon as possible as planned in regular order. If Kavanaugh goes down, let it by vote, not by demoncrat tyranny!!