Posts tagged ‘Constitution’

January 11, 2013

Where Does the 14th Amendment Grant Dictatorial Power?

by lewwaters

Obama, DictatorThe latest effort to impose dictatorial control over the American people comes from Democrat Senate Leader out of Nevada, Harry Reid as he lends his voice to those from last year in calling on Obama to simply bypass congress and raise the nation’s debt as he sees fit, claiming he is granted that authority under the 14th amendment, passed shortly after the Civil War.

One of three ‘Reconstruction Amendments,’ the 14th is comprised of 5 sections primarily stating freed slaves were citizens of America with the full legal rights of any other citizen in the first three section and the 4th section basically laying out that the U.S. was not responsible for nor would pay any debts incurred by the Confederacy during the war.

Section 5 grants congress the power to enforce the amendment.

Section 4 is where Democrats now claim to have the authority for Obama to bypass congress on raising our public debt, claiming it says, “the validity of the public debt of the United States…shall not be questioned.”

In total, Section 4 says,

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October 14, 2012

The Columbian’s Hate Fest With the Electoral College

by lewwaters

Seems once again, the responsibility of educating the college indoctrinated editorial board at the Columbian, the unofficial daily newsletter for the Democrat Party, falls on a regular High School Graduate. Every so often they seem to feel they are smarter than the framers of our constitution and founders of this great federal Republic, the United States of America. They are far from it.

The Columbian has a long history of hate towards the Electoral College system of selecting our President. It matters little to them that the system has worked just fine since its inception at the founding of our country, 4 times doing as designed to represent the will of the states and not the majority of people, the Columbian editorial board runs editorial after editorial bashing it, admitted to by editorial page editor John Laird as “one of my favorite crusades: bashing the Electoral College” in an October 12, 2008 editorial.

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