Limited Government

Time for Local Control of Education

January 7, 2016 // 2 Comments

Tell any American that we should have a National Religion and watch the sparks fly.  Americans have an instinctive – and healthy – aversion to the notion that there should ever be a national religion.  It has been drilled into our heads from an early age that the U.S. Constitution established healthy boundaries and limits for the federal government regarding religion.  Boundaries and limits are a necessary component to [Read More ... ]

“Fluke” OR … Ingenious Check on Power?

August 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

Following a Facebook post in which I promoted Monday’s article, “Want Unity? Uphold the Platform!“, someone remarked that Michigan’s State Constitution contains a “fluke” that permits Republican Party delegates to elect the party’s candidate for Lieutenant Governor at State Nominating Convention.  Here is my response to that erroneous view of principle of Liberty technically known as a Check on Power.  [Read More ... ]

400 Years? – Read the Constitution!

March 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Some members of Congress say the stupidest things.  Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) – a voting member of the U.S. House of Representatives – claimed this week that the U.S. Constitution is 400 years old.  Really? Is Lee cognizant of the fact that the United States was NOT even established as an independent nation until 1776?  Not to mention the fact that the Constitution itself wasn’t even written until 1787? Does [Read More ... ]