Tag Archives: James Madison

Making Sense of the Meaning and Intent of the Second Amendment: It’s Not Hard, Folks!

                by Diane Rufino, May 24, 2017 “No free man shall be debarred (denied) the use of arms.” –  as proposed by Thomas Jefferson for Virginia’s Bill of Rights, 1776 The Federal Farmer … Continue reading

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Compact Theory: Security for American Liberty

          by Diane Rufino, July 18, 2016 A contract is a promise, or set of promises, between willing parties. The law of contracts is a body of law as old as the Anglo-American division of law … Continue reading

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Esteemed Ghosts from our Past

            by Diane Rufino If you are ever confused as to the order of things, the emphasis of individual rights with respect to government, the rights of States with respect to the federal government, and … Continue reading

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Impending Federal Gun Control Laws or Confiscation: States Don’t Fail Us Now !

by Diane Rufino, October 4, 2015 Obama Wants our Guns and It’s Time for the States to Make Clear: “We Will Not Comply…. We Will Nullify!” Obama appears to be intent on burdening the second amendment – a fundamental and … Continue reading

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THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY HAS BECOME DANGEROUS & DESPOTIC: A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSAL

by Diane Rufino, July 11, 2015 US CONSTITUTION:  AMENDMENT PROPOSAL An amendment to replace the States’ influence in the federal government since the 17th Amendment was adopted. “…If no remedy of the abuse be practicable under the forms of the … Continue reading

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NULLIFICATION: The Power to Right Constitutional Wrongs

        by Diane Rufino, July 9, 2015 THOMAS JEFFERSON wondered how the country would respond in the case its government passed a law that was clearly unconstitutional. As Secretary of State under our first president, George Washington, … Continue reading

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A Government That Wants to Control Us, Not Represent Us

    by Diane Rufino George S. Liberty recently wrote a rant about government on his blogsite after he watched a news clip about Jonathan Gruber, the controversial architect of Obamacare.  His theme was how audacious and contemptible the government … Continue reading

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