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Collaboration Is Not In The Constitution

The Western Governors Association (WGA) is regional, comprised of 19 western states, Samoa, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands, with invites to Canadian Premiers. Governor Brad Little is the 2021 Vice Chair. Established in 1984, the purpose is to “focus bipartisan policy development, information exchange and collective action on issues”. Other activities include advancing Western states […]

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Op-Ed: Security is an illusion and certainty is a mirage

It has been inaction rather than the actions taken by this governor that are endangering the rule of law and the fabric that binds us as a civilized society. Nothing this governor has done has provided any security let alone any certainty. If anything his sheep-like mentality has instilled fear into our citizenry and is destroying […]

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TAPS Act: The Facade of Constitutionality Abandoned (Part 2 of 2)

Part Two: The Real TAPS Act Revealed This is Part Two of a two-part article. Part One explained what the TAPS Act is. Here, in Part Two, we will see what US Attorney General Barr revealed about the TAPS Act and the Federal government in general in his recent memorandum. No sooner did the ink […]

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TAPS Act: The Facade of Constitutionality Abandoned (Part 1 of 2)

Part One: The TAPS Act This is Part One of a two-part article – an article that was only intended to be one part until current events caused the façade of Constitutionality to fall. Part One will explain what the TAPS Act, as currently introduced to Congress, is. Part Two will show what US Attorney […]

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Tyranny by the Initiative Process

Tyranny comes in many forms. Most notably it comes through dictators like Hitler, Stalin or through other autocratic forms of government where one person is at the head of the government and where he has his minion oligarchs that bolster and encourage the autocrat, typically for their own benefit, whether for money or for power. […]

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Op Ed: Will You Get Involved?

Do the Constitution and the principles contained therein really matter to you? As our legislators consider matters concerning 2nd Amendment rights, limiting or prohibiting abortion, notifying parents about sex education, or vaccine exemptions—how do these and a myriad of other issues affect your personal life? Many wars, blood, and tears have been shed in order […]

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Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

The backers of “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” claim that their proposal to modify Idaho’s Constitution will “provide additional rights to crime victims.” On the surface, this may sound like a good idea, but it has several dangerous flaws, including the bypassing of our constitutionally guaranteed right to keep and bear arms. First, let’s take a […]

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Not an Article 5, Rather an Article 6

Regarding an Article 5 convention, I would like to come at the question from a different perspective. In the Scriptures, it is noted at the time of David that there were men who understood times that they lived in (1 Chron 12:3). They understood the political issues and the moral issues and the wars of […]

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Con-con lobby’s new strategy exposes a tangled web

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive! — Walter Scott Overview 2018 proved to be a horrible legislative year for the Article V convention lobby. It measures its success by the number of State Legislatures it cajoles into passing applications1 asking Congress to call a constitutional convention (con-con) pursuant […]

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The Constitution and a Tyrannical Court

Are we in danger of losing our constitutional form of government—the government the Constitution gave us? Or have we already lost it? Constitutional government, not democracy The U.S. Constitution is a contract purposefully drafted by students of history who understood the wrongs imposed on people by despots. So they created a representative government, not a […]

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Is the Lord Building this House or are We Just Laboring in Vain?

When the Constitutional Convention of 1787 found itself in gridlock, Benjamin Franklin urged his fellow delegates that daily prayers should be made “imploring the assistance of Heaven.” Franklin observed that: We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that “except the Lord build the House, they labor in vain that build it.” [Psalm 127:1] […]

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States Ignoring the Constitution & Rules of Naturalization

An Illegal Alien has been appointed to California government and has become the poster child for WHY our founders delegated to Congress the power to create a Uniform Rule of Naturalization. Ironically, there was a discussion during the ratification of our Constitution on why it was necessary to establish a Uniform Rule of Naturalization. Once […]

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