Make America Great Via Article VI NOT Article V

There are many who feel that we can solve America’s problems with an Article V Convention.  I recently attended a lecture, by Constitutional Scholar Robert Brown, in which he asserts that Article VI is the solution.  He insisted that an Article V Convention is not only dangerous, at this time, but is also not intended to address the problems we currently face.  Brown points out that Justice Scalia saw danger in an Article V Convention:

“A constitutional convention is a horrible idea.  This is not a good century to write a constitution.”  – Justice Antonin Scalia  May 11, 2015

Brown uses the Federalist Papers and quotes from our founders to expose the lie that Article V is the intended remedy for our current problems.  If our problems stemmed from errors or deficiencies in the Constitution then Article V would be the correct remedy.  However, our problems stem from lack of adherence to the Constitution.  This is where Article VI comes in.  It states in part, Continue reading

Washington Post Reports Obama Organizing Youth Against Trump

For those of us who were relieved to see eight years of Obama culture change fade into history, the news is not good.  Apparently the street organizer turned president refuses to let his  radical leftist changes be undone.

A recent article in The New York Post, “How Obama is Scheming to Sabotage Trump’s Presidency”, describes how our former president is using his nonprofit, multi-million dollar group, Organizing For Action (OFA) to create opposition to the Trump administration.

The Post reports,

“He’s doing it through a network of leftist nonprofits led by Organizing for Action. Normally you’d expect an organization set up to support a politician and his agenda to close up shop after that candidate leaves office, but not Obama’s OFA. Rather, it’s gearing up for battle, with a growing war chest and more than 250 offices across the country.”

The Post further reports,

Since Donald Trump’s election, this little-known but well-funded protesting arm has beefed up staff and ramped up recruitment of young liberal activists, declaring on its website, “We’re not backing down.” Determined to salvage Obama’s legacy, it’s drawing battle lines on immigration, ObamaCare, race relations and climate change.

To read the article click here.

For more information on this topic read this article in The New American Magazine:

Barack Obama’s Legacy

Why All the Anti-Trump Demonstrations?

Many Trump supporters believe these demonstrations are just immature liberal whiners acting out.  There is much more to it than that.  William F. Jasper has recently addressed this topic in an article for The New American Magazine.  I urge you to click here and read the article.  In part of the article, Mr. Jasper takes a look at a recent ad published in the NY Times:

The Workers World Party is not the only totalitarian-oriented organization promoting anti-Trump mayhem for Inauguration Day — not by a long stretch. Another veteran communist group, the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP), is a violent Marxist-Leninist organization that idolizes Chinese mass-murdering dictator Mao Tse-tung. Operating through a front organization, www.refusefascism.org, the RCP took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on January 4 that is noteworthy on several points. First of all is the fact that the Times ran the ad at all, inasmuch as the Times’ declared policy is, “We do not accept opinion advertisements that are attacks of a personal nature.”

Really? No “attacks of a personal nature?” That’s very PC and all, but why then does the RCP ad not qualify as an attack of a personal nature? After all, it does charge Trump and Pence and the incoming “regime” they are leading with being fascists, xenophobic nationalists, racists, and misogynists — among other execrable things.

The Times ad opens with the declaration: “NO! IN THE NAME OF HUMANITY WE REFUSE TO ACCEPT A FASCIST AMERICA!”

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The American Sovereignty Restoration Act was Re-Introduced in the new Congress!

Alex Newman reported the following, in a recent article in The New American Magazine;

“H.R.193 was re-introduced in the 115th Congress on January 3, the first day of the new Congress, by Representative Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) and a coalition of liberty-minded lawmakers. While the full text of the legislation is not yet available online, sources on Capitol Hill confirmed that the bill was the same as H.R. 1205 of the 114th Congress, also known as the American Sovereignty Restoration Act. The new bill is currently going under the header, “To end membership of the United States in the United Nations.”

I strongly urge you to read this:

Newman presents some of  Representative Rogers’ reasons for introducing this bill;

In a statement announcing the bill in the last Congress, chief sponsor Representative Rogers explained the reasons why he and many of his constituents in East Alabama wanted to end U.S. government participation in the UN immediately. “The U.N. continues to prove it’s an inefficient bureaucracy and a complete waste of American tax dollars,” the congressman said, echoing widespread concerns about the international outfit expressed across America and worldwide.

Beyond just being a waste, it is also a threat to U.S. interests, sovereignty, allies, and liberties, the Alabama Republican warned. “Why should the American taxpayer bankroll an international organization that works against America’s interests around the world?” he asked. “The time is now to restore and protect American sovereignty and get out of the United Nations.”

The congressman cited attacks on U.S. liberties as a key motivation for the legislation. “Although the United States makes up almost a quarter of the U.N.’s annual budget, the U.N. has attempted a number of actions that attack our rights as U.S. citizens,” he explained in the statement. “To name a few, these initiatives include actions like the Law of the Sea Treaty, which would subject our country to internationally based environmental mandates, costing American businesses more money, or the U.N.’s work to re-establish an international regulation regime on global warming which would heavily target our fossil fuels.”

The article goes on to explain other concerns expressed by supporters of HR193.  These concerns include attacks on our right to keep and bear arms, criminal acts committed by UN “peacekeepers”, and the Anti-Israel bent of the UN.

I find myself in agreement with Sarah Palin, as quoted by Newman;

…former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who has become increasingly vocal since Brexit in calling for the United States to sever the UN “shackles” binding America. “I called for our next president, Donald Trump, to call for the unshackling of the political bands tying us to the UN,” Palin said in a recent radio interview. “It’s our money funding the lion’s share of the globalist circus. It’s We the People needing to rise up and make this a part of the revolution that we have just so benefited from.”

We  have edited our petition in Support of the American Sovereignty Restoration Act, to reflect the change from HR1205 to HR 193.  Click here to read and sign it.

Trump Can Have a Dramatic Effect on Our Federal Courts

Most Americans realize that the replacement for deceased Justice Scalia will be an important Supreme Court appointment.  What many do not realize is, that this is just the tip of the iceberg.  Bob Adelmann has recently reported the following, in the New American Magazine;

“But the opportunity to reshape the judicial environment in the United States extends far beyond filling the Scalia vacancy. There are 104 current vacancies (including Scalia’s) all across the federal bench, with 38 of them termed “judicial emergencies” — where a court’s backlog of cases exceeds 600, or where the vacancy has lasted longer than 18 months. Thirteen of those 104 are on federal appeals courts, 82 are in U.S. district courts, and the remainder are in courts of special jurisdiction (i.e., the U.S. Court of Federal Claims).”

Adelmann goes on to explain the impact that Obama had on our federal courts.  He writes, in part, “…when Obama took office there was only one openly gay or lesbian judge on the bench. He appointed 11 more. In addition, only one of the 13 regional circuit courts had a majority of Democratic-nominated judges, but today nine do.” Continue reading

This 8 Minute Video Explains the UN Warped Idea of Human Rights

As Alex Newman explains in this TNA video, it’s time for us to #Amexit the UN.  The UN dictator’s club, which calls itself the “Human Rights Council” is a disgrace. Our American idea of liberty is based on God-given rights being protected by government.  The UN idea is that rights can be dispensed and taken away by the UN.  In this scenario the UN takes the place of God.  Click here to watch this video, by The New American magazine.

HR 1205 The American Sovereignty Restoration Act will get us out of the UN.  Click here to find out more.

Click here to sign the petition to support HR 1205.

 

UN Human Rights Council: A Dictator’s Paradise

 

 

Feast of St. Andrew – November 30

St. Andrew Christmas novena starts today!

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Happy Advent!

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Today is the first Sunday of Advent.  Advent is derived from the Latin word advenio, ‘to come to’ and refers to the coming of Christ. During this time we are joyfully preparing for the coming of Christ.  There are three ‘comings’ we are preparing for. First, our celebration of Christ’s birth on Christmas day,  second, to the coming of Christ in our lives through grace and the Sacrament of Holy Communion and third, to His second coming at the end of time. There are many ways and resources out there to help us prepare.

There are some things our family does every year to celebrate Advent—the Advent wreath, chocolate Advent calendars, Nativity scenes, the Jesse tree, an Advent chain, and, yes, the dreaded Elf on the Shelf. You can read all about these activities on my blog post from last year here.

This year our elf, Charlie, brought a friend with him. I thought it was cute since our new pup is a Saint Bernard!

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And there are a few new things for this year:

I bought a new book for the kids this year, Jotham’s Journey: A Storybook for Advent. Continue reading

Should the UN have Global Taxing Power? Let’s Amexit Instead.

The UN wants the power to tax everyone on earth and punish those who “evade taxes”.  In a recent article in The New American Magazine,  Alex Newman reports, “The most recent globalist demand for greater UN powers over taxation came from UN “human rights expert” Alfred de Zayas (shown above), a Cuban-born “international lawyer,” who demanded “an international Tax Body to fight tax evasion and corruption, phase-out tax havens, stop competition among tax jurisdictions and abolish secrecy.”

Newman also reports, “Even while pushing for a global taxation regime, the UN is also at the forefront of the effort to abolish cash in favor of a “cashless society” — a dangerous scheme that would end privacy by allowing governments to track and monitor every single transaction. At the same time, the UN’s many tentacles, more than a few of which are led by agents of the mass-murdering Communist Chinese dictatorship, are pushing proposals for direct global taxation and even a global fiat currency.”

Mr. Newman offers this wise advice, “Rather than fight back against every new totalitarian scheme dreamed up by the UN and the globalist establishment behind it, Americans should push for a complete U.S. government withdrawal from the UN — an Amexit. The American Sovereignty Restoration Act would do exactly that. With Trump declaring on the campaign trail that the UN was not a friend to the United States or to freedom, and with the UN making more ludicrous and autocratic demands by the day, the time has never been better for Americans to demand a permanent end to U.S. participation in the dictators club.”

Click here to sign a petition in support of HR 1205 The American Sovereignty Restoration Act.

Resent posts on this topic:  Petition Congress to support the American Sovereignty            Restoration Act

How Can We Stop UN “Peacekeeper abuses?  Stop Funding the UN

 

 

Is the TPP Dead?

Many feel that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is doomed, since President-elect Trump is against it.  While it appears obvious that the TPP is dead, it would be prudent to recall that NAFTA appeared dead in the few weeks and months before it was passed by Congress.  Those who opposed NAFTA will recall that, Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich fought tooth and nail to get the votes to pass NAFTA even as it appeared to be dead.  To refresh your mind about how NAFTA passed read this article by Washington Post reporter Kenneth J. Cooper.

If we are not careful, we will be reading similar stories about the TPP.  Mr. Obama is committed to the TPP.  He is as determined to pass it as Bill Clinton was to pass NAFTA, 23 years ago.  The lame-duck session is a perfect time for Obama and company to make deals with politicians, many of whom will not be accountable to the voters, to pass the TPP.

Before we declare the TPP dead, let’s contact Congress every week until the lame-duck session is over.  A quick and easy way to do that is to click here.  Once you’re done send the link to as many people as possible.  Ask them to use the link to contact Congress in opposition to the TPP, every week until the lame-duck session is over.

Once Mr. Trump takes office, if he is true to his word, then the TPP will be dead and we can worry about getting rid of NAFTA.

More information:  Full Text of the TPP Now Available only 5,554 Pages

 TPP, TTIP, and TiSA… What Would Washington Say?

 The TPP must be opposed