Category Archives: Theory of Gov’t

Nov 21, 2014: Barack Obama Presides Over One-man Constitutional Convention

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Nov 21, 2014: One-man Constitutional Convention in Las Vegas

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Death of the Democrats’ Toxic Social Justice Theory – “Disparate Impact”

By Jeff Rutherford “Disparate Impact” is the Progressive Movement’s legal and political battle cry that claims any policy  – public or private – which affects different groups of people unequally is unfair and must be punished by the government.  Even … Continue reading

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Groping for Utopia

(photo credit) By Jeff Rutherford Many people ignore politics, but you don’t – or you wouldn’t be reading this blog article.  Do you observe from afar, study & investigate closely, or actively participate? As a husband and father approaching retirement … Continue reading

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Why Must Unalienable Rights Be Legislatively Restored??

By Jeff Rutherford Why do Americans tolerate post-Constitutional behavior by the federal government?  Is it because of ignorance, apathy or ambivalence? I don’t know, and I don’t care, one way or the other.  I’m going to talk about it anyway.

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On Consent

(graphic credit) By Jeff Rutherford A Rasmussen Reports survey conducted in April 2014 found that “just 19% of likely U.S. voters believe the federal government today has the consent of the governed.”  “66% do not believe the federal government has … Continue reading

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Broken Contracts, and Remedies

Contributed by “The Ed” When my daughter was 18 and in an apartment for the first time, it was mid August and the A/C leaked water onto the carpet. Rather than fix the problem, the apartment maintenance just shut the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Constitution Features “Obstreperation of Powers” [1]

(graphic credit) . By Jeff Rutherford Here is President Obama’s brief statement to the press before his first

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Comparing Individualism and Collectivism

(photo credit)  Contributed by “The Ed” One of my neighbor’s children was perplexed.  She had to write an essay about the differences between individualism and collectivism. 

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The Headwind Against Conservatism (Part 4 – Final)

Long gone are the days of the stump speech delivered from an actual stump, ink-smudged handbills slung around by the town crier on the corner, and outdoor debates in Civic Square amplified only by the reverberation from nearby buildings.  No more.  Today’s … Continue reading

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