Country: Federalist Paper 30

In Federalist Paper 30, Alexander Hamilton was not able to look far enough into the future to see the taxation that would exist in 2015. Instead he wrote, “It may perhaps be imagined that, from the scantiness of the resources of the country, the necessity of diverting the established funds in the case supposed would exist, though the national government should possess an unrestrained power of taxation. Continue reading

Country: Federalist Paper 28

Federalist Paper 28 discusses when the federal government can or should raise a permanent army. The concern was if representatives at the federal government level could betray the people in favor of some despotic rule? Continue reading

Vive La France!

There seems to be little question that the French are willing to confront the terrorists. I salute them and trust their vigilance and present determination will dig out the connecting cell groups and associated entities. I grieve the deaths of the hostages and decry the terrorists for their cowardly killing of innocents.

What puzzles me is how the French have more resources to deal with “citizens” than the United States as reported by Ray Kelly on a Sunday morning news report. We too often protect the rights of guilty people and drag out justice in an attempt to protect all people. The balance is very difficult, but it seems we take a naïve approach to the deceitfulness of wickedness. May we come to our senses!

Country: Political Fiscal Deception

I’m inserting this quick article related to the recent 1.1 trillion dollar bill the government just passed to add debt onto the backs of taxpayers. The articles related to Canonicity will continue tomorrow.

We, as a nation, just elected more conservatives to office than has been made for a long time. Some think this will be an opportunity to bring sense back to our government. That is foolish thinking. For example, to quote from the Tea Party Patriots organization, Continue reading

Country: Media Accountability

The prosecuting attorney, Robert McCulloch, clearly explained the decision of the Grand Jury not to indict officer Darren Wilson. He also criticized the 24/7 media for its “insatiable desire to report anything” for much of the violence surrounding the initial reports of the police officer’s defense of himself against the attack of the young man in Ferguson, Missouri last August. What makes the media believe it must speculate information – and thus cause a fury of emotions? Continue reading