Tag Archives: Kentucky Resolutions

QUESTION: Was – Is – Secession Legal?

by Diane Rufino, but based in large part on Leonard “Mike” Scruggs book THE UN-CIVIL WAR, January 19. 2018 On July 4, 1776, thirteen British colonies announced their secession from Great Britain and declared to the world their just reasons: … Continue reading

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The Social Compact and Our Constitutional Republic

by Diane Rufino, Jan. 21, 2018 (first section only; other sections attributed to other authors) I. INTRODUCTION A Social Compact is an agreement, entered into by individuals, that creates some form of self-government and results in the formation of an … 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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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, he already … Continue reading

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A Review of Federalism: The Significance of James Madison’s Report of 1800

‘ A Review of Federalism:  The significance of James Madison’s Report of 1800 in Transforming the 10th Amendment into the Predominant Provision Recognized by the Courts in Protecting Federalism  by Diane Rufino, December 8, 2013 **  This article is taken … Continue reading

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Keep the Federal Government in Check with NULLIFICATION – Not Liberty Amendments!

     by Diane Rufino, October 10, 2013 Mark Levin, who wrote an excellent book “The Liberty Amendments” to urge states to call for an Article V Convention to propose constitutional amendments to restore the federal government back to some … 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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