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Did the US Constitution create a National Government or a Federal Government?

May 28, 2011

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The Myth The government created by the United States Constitution is a powerful “national” government with political authority concentrated in Washington DC. The States are mostly controlled by Washington DC. This national government can pass any laws it wishes and the States must comply. These laws can touch each and every individual living in this […]

Does the US Supreme Court have the power to veto State Laws involving our most fundamental rights?

May 24, 2011

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The Myth The Fourteenth Amendment gives the Supreme Court the power to strike down any State Law that it feels violates the Bill of Rights ot the US Constitution. The Truth The Bill of Rights of the US Constitution was never meant to the apply to the Sates. The Bill of Rights only limits the […]

If someone is arrested for disrupting an event, is that a violation of their First Amendment Rights?

May 20, 2011

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The Myth A favorite tactic for progressives is to use loud protesters to shout down speakers and disrupt gatherings such as Tea Party rallies, town hall meetings, speeches by people they do not agree with, and even a very large church service.  Because they get dragged away from the event by security they almost always […]

Are Supreme Court decisions really the law of the land?

May 18, 2011

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The Myth To determine the Constitutionality of any law,  previous Supreme Court decisions are the final and absolute yardstick all laws are measured against. These past decisions are called Supreme Court Precedence. The Truth The actual text of the Constitution is the final and absolute yardstick all laws are measured against. When the Supreme Court […]

Entitlements are what make us a great Country? Really Mr. President?

May 13, 2011

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The Myth According to our President we would not be a great country without Social Security, Medicare, ObamaCare, and all the other multitude of entitlements. The Truth Our Country has been great since its very beginning and entitlements, which are relatively new development in our country’s history, had absolutely nothing to do with that. Instead […]

Are we really a Democracy?

May 11, 2011

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The Myth The government of the United States is a Democracy. The Truth The government created by our Constitution is a Republic, not a Democracy. The framers of the Constitution feared Democracies so intensely they created a brand new form of government called a Constitutional Republic. The Facts Before writing the Constitution our founding fathers and […]

What does the General Welfare Clause really mean?

May 9, 2011

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The Myth The Constitution grants the Federal Government the power to forcibly confiscate wealth from one group of individuals and transfer the wealth to another group. The method authorized for this confiscation of wealth is taxation and the method for its distribution is welfare, Social Security, Medicare, and Obamacare. This transfer of wealth is authorized […]