PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: Freedom of Speech and the Press

Our society no longer understands that the rights to 'free speech' and 'freedom of the press.'  One one hand, parts of our society seems to believe that these rights are unlimited, and are supposed to be without consequence.  On the other hand, parts of our society seem to believe that the right to free speech … Continue reading PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: Freedom of Speech and the Press

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ON THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

I spend a great deal of time reading what our founders actually had to say about liberty, and the proper role of government.  I do not read what historians tell me the founders thought, mostly because I have learned those historians do not know.  Instead, I like to read what the founders actually had to … Continue reading ON THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: Free Speech has Limits

With the killings in France, it has become popular for people in this country (The United States) to say "I am Charlie!"  But that is an ignorant statement.  Now, I understand that the people who are saying this mean well.  They think they are supporting free speech, but they are not.  They are actually supporting … Continue reading PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: Free Speech has Limits

Federal vs. National Government

“I have always believed that it would be necessary to give the National Government complete power over the organization and capitalization of all business concerns engaged in inter-state commerce.” --Theodore Roosevelt This statement illustrates one of the fundamental fallacies that have become a part of our nation’s understanding of our government.  I am not speaking … Continue reading Federal vs. National Government

Social Contract: Government Violation Of 1st Amendment

The Constitution Cannot Be Amended By Changing The Meaning Of Words The Constitution of the United States defines two methods by which it can be changed: by Amendment and by Constitutional Convention.  In both cases, two thirds of the States must accept the changes in order for them to be ratified and become a permanent … Continue reading Social Contract: Government Violation Of 1st Amendment