|The first step to "Liberty
Under God" is "backtracking" to return to the Constitution.
Millions of government employees have taken an
oath to "support the constitution" who have never
read the document, and have no educated understanding of its most
- Whenever I allege that a certain government program or
action is "unconstitutional," the most common
- "So what?"
"The Constitution was written a long time
"Don't you have any confidence in our government?"
- This attitude is un-American. Thomas
In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of
confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains
of the Constitution.
Instead of following the Constitution, we took a wrong turn,
heading toward totalitarianism. We must turn around. Ignore the
cries of those who say "But what about the progress we've
made?" We were progressing down the wrong road.
next Two Years, Congress
- Consider the
Constitutionality of Every Proposed Law
- Stop Delegating
Lawmaking Authority to the Federal Bureaucracy
- Stop the Abuse of
- Rein in the
Presidentís War Powers
next Two Decades, America should:
- return to the Founders' vision of strictly limited
- replace "the
administrative state" with locally-directed
voluntary associations and Free Market arrangements
- reject "the war on terrorism" -- perpetual
war for perpetual peace; embrace "peace,
commerce, and honest friendship with all nations,
entangling alliances with none."
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