Do you want a centralized government where the federal government has the power and most of the control? Or do you prefer a national government with a constitution that divides federal power with regional entities (like states)? Think about it carefully. What Are the Arguments? The argument for a centralized authority sounds something like this: […]
Think and Do, Not Feel and Repeat
Are you tired of arguing? Have you lost friends and relatives over your opinions? Let me ask you: What’s the difference between a debate question and a policy question? Not knowing the answer separates the closest of friends these days in our country. We must understand the difference to lay the groundwork for a civil […]
Which Government Is Best?
A simple scan of today’s headlines reveals the following: A new survey of registered voters claims 53% of respondents think there is an agenda of ‘big government socialism.’ Twelve American cities broke their annual homicide records this year. In Europe, the attempt to restrict words like “Christian” and “Christmas” is described as dictatorship-like. There’s a […]
Questions That Demand a Verdict
Many questions surround the transition and the legal process that Americans are a part of as we begin the holiday season. Let’s address a few of these questions by going to the Constitution and United States law to follow the events that are taking place in our nation today. I heard some legalese about how […]
Four Areas of Jurisdiction
Self-government is the first jurisdiction of government. To live in a free society, one must govern oneself. This involves self-control, maturity, and a set of values that respects the proper use of personal freedom as well as the freedom of others with whom you may disagree. Where is self-government learned? Ultimately, it is the family […]
What Will a Post-COVID USA Look Like?
What kind of government will we have when the dust clears from the COViD crisis? Will we become a nation of men rather than a nation of laws? Will we be subject to rule by a few? Or will we retain our heritage of a constitutional republic of, by, and for the People? We need […]