April 28, 2014 the Collin County Commissioner Court took up business from the prior week’s meeting to hear citizen comments and discuss the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)* from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) working in conjunction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), both of whom operate within the U.S. Department of the Interior. The proposed MOU addressed to Collin County Judge Keith Self specifically addresses 40,000 acres of land, minerals, and other “cultural resources” to be “analyzed” at Lake Lavon which are reportedly claimed to be under the jurisdiction of the BLM and the BIA. Continue reading
All legislative matters, the conduct and actions of government officials, and the enforced ordinances and laws which restrict human activity, should pass the three question test:
1.) Is it “constitutional”?
(Supports the constitutional republic)
2.) Is there a need?
(Do all the People have a need for and benefit from the proposed government intervention?)
(Can the People afford it? Is the cost equal and uniform?)
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Mark Levin’s latest book is the hope & change for the GOP that Sen. Barack Obama was to the Democrats in 2008. It’s troubling to see how easily a desperate people can be fooled into more hope & change.
Reasons to oppose Levin’s convention are numerous. Her are five of them: Continue reading
American governments are instituted among Men for one purpose only and that is to protect three inherent Rights endowed to Men by their Creator; these being life, liberty, and individual property. All government actions operating outside of these principles are contrary to and violate the republican form of government, not to mention the elephant in the room; excessive legislation creates bigger government.
U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 1:
“All legislative powers herein granted…”
The first five (5) words of the U.S. Constitution state specifically that all powers of the federal government are “granted”. Granted by whom? Granted by the People through the states, therefore the power to grant privileges and rescind privileges remains inherently in the People and the states in perpetuity, regardless of contrary actions taken on the part of and declared to be law Continue reading