What is Constitution Day?

What is Constitution Day? In 2004, the U.S. Congress passed a law designating September 17 as “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day” to commemorate the signing of our Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. This law instructed: each federal agency to provide educational materials concerning the Constitution to all employees every September 17, and each [...]

What is Constitution Day?2020-06-18T20:08:15+00:00

The Daily Ledger Show TV Spot

I was recently asked to appear on “The Daily Ledger” show to debate constitutional issues. The Daily Ledger is a national television show hosted by Emmy-award winning newscaster, Graham Ledger, on the One America News network which reaches approximately 10 million viewers. Here's the link if you would like to see my interview, it's about [...]

The Daily Ledger Show TV Spot2020-06-18T20:08:16+00:00

Constitution quotes from Thomas Jefferson (from Monticello.org)

Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Johnson Monticello, June 12, 1823. on every question of construction, carry ourselves back to the time when the constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, & instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it was past. [...]

Constitution quotes from Thomas Jefferson (from Monticello.org)2020-06-18T20:08:17+00:00

Welcome

Understanding the U.S. Constitution WHAT WOULD AMERICA BE LIKE IF EVERYONE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE U.S. CONSTITUTION? Some years ago, I was watching a presidential debate on TV and the three leading candidates each contradicted each other regarding a point in our U.S. Constitution.  No one seemed to notice the discrepancy, including the moderator and [...]

Welcome2020-06-18T20:08:19+00:00

Pledge of Allegiance – explained

Pledge of Allegiance – Explained The below link gives a video of Red Skelton delivering and explaining the words to the Pledge of Allegiance. This is from The Red Skelton Show on CBS January 14, 1969. Red tells us that one of his teachers in school explained the Pledge of Allegiance this way so the [...]

Pledge of Allegiance – explained2020-06-22T16:49:51+00:00

End the Fed?

End the Fed? In his book, End the Fed, Ron Paul argues that the Federal Reserve system, not money, is the root of all evil. He argues that the Fed causes all sorts of trouble, from wars to depressions to economic bubbles. This is in line with what Thomas Jefferson said about paper money leading [...]

End the Fed?2016-04-06T18:59:21+00:00

Health Insurance and the Constitution’s Commerce Clause

Health Insurance and the Constitution’s Commerce Clause House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a press release on September 16, 2009 in which she stated opponents to health care reform continue to spread myths about such reform, including the “nonsensical claim that the federal government has no constitutionally valid role in reforming our health care system…” She [...]

Health Insurance and the Constitution’s Commerce Clause2020-06-18T20:08:17+00:00

Openly Carrying Firearms

Starbucks and the “Open Carry” of weapons…You decide The Second Amendment is in the news this week, with “Open Carry” proponents appearing in various public establishments openly carrying firearms, while opponents of open (or concealed) carry of weapons in such places decry these actions and try to bring pressure to bear on businesses to disallow [...]

Openly Carrying Firearms2020-06-18T20:08:19+00:00

DNA collection

The Government has your baby’s DNA. Constitutional? YOU decide. In the February 4th 2010 article, The Government has your baby’s DNA, CNN’s Senior Medical Correspondent, Elizabeth Cohen, relates the story of how a Minnesota couple came to discover that their baby daughter, Isabel Brown, carries a gene that puts her at risk of cystic fibrosis: The government [...]

DNA collection2020-06-18T20:08:20+00:00

The Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve’s Powers. Constitutional? YOU decide. On November 19, 2009, the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee passed Rep. Ron Paul’s and Rep. Alan Grayson’s initiative to audit the Federal Reserve.  This initiative basically calls for the Government Accounting Office to audit the Fed’s balance sheets, credit facilities, securities purchase programs and similar items. [...]

The Federal Reserve2016-04-06T18:59:21+00:00