Category Archives: Preamble

2015-5 The Regulators



 

Alamance 2007 077-aTwo rebellions, the first in the 1760 and the second in the 1780’s lead to the Constitutional ideas of Establishing Justice and Insuring Domestic Tranquility

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2015-3 The Common Defense

I_want_youWe the People ordained and established the Constitution in order to provide “for the common defense.” In doing so, the debate was sparked over what was needed for that defense, and whether or not there any actual threats to the United States. How would the  power of taxation, given to the proposed new government, be an great asset to provide for such a common defense? And ultimately, who decides what are the national security interests of the nation?

2015-2 Titles of Nobility

Episode 2 – Titles of Nobility



Nobility-rank-coronets-nobility-crownsWhat is the opposite of “slavery?”

It’s not actually “freedom.” The Founders weren’t fighting for freedom, they fought for Liberty. So what is the difference?

The prohibitions contained in the Constitution allowed for the abolition of all forms of slavery, by prohibiting ex post facto laws, enshrined the writ of habeas corpus and prohibited Titles of Nobility. In all, these things did more to secure and protect liberties than anything that was contained in the State Constitutions under the Confederacy.

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