I have a modest proposal. I propose that we submit and ratify three simple Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. All three are in keeping with the principles of Natural law as laid out in The Declaration of Independence. Furthermore, I believe these three simple Amendments would solve the majority of America's political problems, not the … Continue reading APPLIED NATURAL LAW: Three Amendments that Could Solve the Majority of America’s Political Problems
How many of us remember this man and this speech? https://youtu.be/xxHyxP6qbBk That 'intellectual elite' about which Reagan spoke is in charge of the majority of our government and social institutions. With the exception of our elected representatives, this 'elite' is self-appointed. They have risen to power though nepotism and cronyism: both of which bely their … Continue reading POINTS TO PONDER: Can the Rest of the World Stay Free and Prosperous if America Looses the 2nd Amendment?
Now that we know the Founders said the People are the militia, the militia is independent of government and is intended to be a bulwark against government tyranny, let's address a more difficult subject. What did the Founders mean when they said the People have the right to 'arms?' Did they leave us anything to … Continue reading ORIGINAL INTENT: What did the Founders Mean by ‘Arms?’
Now that we have seen that the Founders said the militia is the People, and that, as such, the militia is subject to but independent of the government, let us look at why the Founders were so concerned about retaining an independent militia. In other words, let's see if the Founders told us what the … Continue reading ORIGINAL INTENT: The 2nd Amendment is Meant to Resist Government Tyranny
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Benjamin Franklin, comments as a member of the delegation to the Crown Most of us probably believe that this quote means something along the lines of: If you give up your rights for a promise you … Continue reading PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: Explaining Franklin’s Quote on Liberty and Safety
Have you ever heard someone say that they are attacking an organization, but not the people who belong to it? For example: they might attack a political Party, but say that their attack does not apply to the members of that Party. Well, as popular as this sort of thinking is in our society, this … Continue reading PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: The Individual Cannot Be Separated from the Organization
If this society still understood and believed in the principles of Natural Law, the current argument over healthcare would be simple to resolve. Here is a simple outline of how healthcare would look under Natural Law. SECTION I: 1 -- No person can or will be forced to provide insurance for another. (This effectively removes … Continue reading A NATURAL LAW SOLUTION TO HEALTHCARE