Tag Archives: Federalist Papers

Embracing Founding Principles to Solve the Social Security Problem

    by Diane Rufino, August 20, 2015 Four years ago, in 2011, Social Security reached a critical tipping point. It paid out more in benefits than it took in through payroll (FICA) taxes. So, for four years, Social Security … Continue reading

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

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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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 has … Continue reading

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NULLIFICATION: The Truths and the Fallacies

   by Diane Rufino PART I:  Nullification is the Rightful Remedy to Limit the Federal Government to its Constitutional Objects Nullification is the theory that says that actions of the federal government that are passed, imposed, or exercised in excess … Continue reading

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The Constitutionality of Federal Gun Control Laws

  by Diane Rufino On January 16, 2013, President Obama signed 23 Executive Orders which he claimed are aimed at reducing gun violence.  Now begins the initiative to bring his comprehensive gun control scheme to Congress. The cornerstone of the … Continue reading

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The 221st Anniversary of the Bill of Rights Should Inspire States to Re-Assert Sovereignty

          by Diane Rufino, December 30, 2012 December 15 was Bill of Rights Day.  It marks the 221st anniversary of the day when the first ten amendments – our Bill of Rights – were ratified in … Continue reading

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