Celebrating the Constitution: Do You Know Who Wrote it? [VIDEO]

James Madison, the youngest member of the Continental Congress, was nickname, “Father of the Constitution,” and “Father of the Founding Fathers,” because he wrote the first draft of the Constitution and all of the Bill of Rights. He suffered from epilepsy and had frail health. Yet, despite these difficulties, he accomplished incredible feats. Madison wasRead moreRead more

Perhaps the Best Explanation of the Second and Third Amendment, From a Crash Dummy [video]

Perhaps one of the best explanations of the Second and Third Amendment is explained by a short five minute video available on Youtube, “Gun Control for Dummies, It’s Common Sense.” The Crash Dummy reviews the first ten amendments to the Constitution, The Bill of Rights, and explains its context. Each amendment was listed in aRead moreRead more

The Constitution Emphasizes God-given Limits to “Just” Political Power

America’s constitutional republic lies on the singular belief that the ultimate source for political authority is God, not man, which enables and makes possible democracy and just rule. Contrary to popular assumption, the God of the Bible did not establish “theocratic” governments. In both Old and New Testaments, authority given by God is a responsibilityRead moreRead more

The Constitutional “Shall Nots” of Congress

Universal human rights are determined by government restraint. In what areas of human life should the government not be involved? What areas of life must the government not regulate, not restrain, not limit, not oversee, not implement, not subsidize, not legalize or make illegal? Interestingly, the first five words of the Bill of Rights stateRead moreRead more

A New Movement Sweeping America: The Ninth and Tenth Amendment Coalition

  Karl P. Koenigs and Michael Ranney, Retired USAF 3E971 Readiness, and many others, have been spreading the word about a coalition of patriots banding together to defend the U.S. Constitution, specifically, the 9th and 10th Amendments, called the Solidarity for Ninth and TENTH Amendments Coalition. Koenigs is the Coalition’s National Chairman and Senior Adviser, and leads several patriotic groups includingRead moreRead more