- This country was founded on specific principles
including the right to property, life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness.
These rights are granted by God, not the government.
control and collectivism/socialism are no more equal than freedom and slavery.
- The government has no money but that which is acquired
through my efforts via taxation.
- Taxation is slavery period. When one
is taxed for the
work one performs, the time one spent earning that income is stolen from
him/her. When that same income is then redistributed to causes which one
abhors he/she is tyrannized.
To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of
ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Thomas Jefferson, Author of the declaration of
- The government must be pushed back into its
constitutionally appointed rolls with no variance. The tenth amendment says
that the federal government only has the authority to perform the functions
assigned to it in the constitution. Any other authorities given to the federal
government by men are abhorrent.
In 1794, when Congress appropriated $15,000 for relief of
French refugees who fled from insurrection in San Domingo to Baltimore and
Philadelphia, James Madison stood on the floor of the House to object saying, "I
cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which
granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money
of their constituents."
James Madison, 4 Annals of congress 179 (1794)
- The family is sacred. My spouse and I are the ultimate
authority, not the government.
- All people should have equal freedom to excel to the level
of their God-given gifts and drive. No person should have to share the fruits the
aforementioned without specific consent. There is no guarantee of equal
- The fundamental roles of the government are to preserve
my liberty and protect me from foreign and domestic threat.
- I am assured freedom OF religion not freedom FROM
- Right and wrong are absolutes.
- The second amendment
to the Constitution speaks specifically about
Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess
over the people of almost every other nation...(where) the governments are
afraid to trust the people with arms.
James Madison, The Federalist Papers, No. 46.