Archives for 

Constitution

Convention of the States – Good or Bad?

state led convention Have you heard about the gathering of state legislators at Mount Vernon to discuss a Convention of States? Well, in case you've missed it, one hundred legislators from 32 states gathered at the home of George Washington on Saturday to discuss, of all things, the possibility of a Convention of the States to propose amendments […]

Gentlemen May Cry – Anti-Federalism

anti-federalists The top Anti-Federalists that history should never forget, are: Thomas Burke, of North Carolina: While he died prior to the 1787 Convention due to the conditions of War and being imprisoned by the British, he was an eloquent debater in the Second Continental Congress, and insisted on adding Article 2 of the Articles of Confederation, […]

Caught in the Conservative Trap?

never-sell-a-liberal-the-same-way-as-a-conservative-02-14-2012-road-sign Are You a Conservative? Do you consider yourself a liberal? If you find yourself using either of these terms when discussing your political worldview, you may have fallen into a trap. Let me explain. When the President or any elected or appointed official takes his oath of office, he invokes the wrath of God against […]

What Criminal Laws are Congress Authorized to Make?

congress criminal law 1. The Constitution grants to Congress only limited powers to make criminal laws. These powers fall into five categories: a) those made pursuant to express authorizations for four specific crimes; b) those made under the "necessary and proper" clause; c) those made for the few tiny geographical areas over which Congress has "exclusive Legislation"; d) those governing the military; […]

No Man is Above the Law!

quote-Theodore-Roosevelt-no-man-is-above-the-law-and-89968 "No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right; not asked as a favor." – Theodore Roosevelt Napoleon said, "He who saves his country violates no law." I say, […]

If Obamacare is a Tax, Was It Legally Passed?

unconstitutional-01 I take a look at new support for a lawsuit claiming that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional because of how the bill originated. For more information on this, please see John DeMayo's excellent article on the subject by clicking here. Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook, Google Plus, Tea Party Community & […]