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So, You Thought This “Takeover of the States by Contract” is Something New? I learned Something

Courtesy of Dan Richard (the man about the Remonstrance – which is STILL working its way through the court system).  He did some digging and research and from 1933, the time of the Great Depression and FDR’s attempt to “prime the US Economy pump” (in which people actually DID have to prime their hand-driven mechanical …

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We Are Watching the Fabric of America Unravel and We Question If There Is Any Hope

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”

Separation From Power

Kathy Sullivan used her scheduled rant in the Union leader this week to warn us about the Republican controlled NH House and its anticipated legislative agenda. The serpentine theme manufactured to tie her fear-mongering together is a sudden (and I’ll admit unexpected) adoration for the concept of “Separation of Powers.” This is the idea that by dividing authority the vessels of power would jealously guard each of their own and in the process prevent the others from advancing tyranny.