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Monday, June 24th, 2013

Senator DeMint: The Constitution's Defender

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Let me get to Senator Jim DeMint. Now, I am proud to say that last week on this show I did a whole hour here on the GIVE Act, the Generational Investment and Volunteerism Enterprise, I think it’s called, the GIVE Act. This is the act that will create the Obamabot Army and pay them to volunteer. I mean, it’s insidious, ladies and gentlemen. It is also the act that has a passage in it where a blue-ribbon, ACORN-adorned board will be formed to de….Continue

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Thursday, February 21st, 2013

It Is Now " Conservative " AND Moral To "Invest" in Government Works!?

Mandeville, LA - Scott Galupo at American Conservative has a peculiar piece on their site titled "Government ‘Revel’-ing in Private-Sector Investment". In the post Galupo argues that it is "moral" for government to invest OPM in their pet projetcs from time to time: President Obama is not a closet socialist or cunningly patient radical. What he is—or what he fancies himself—is a neo-Whig. The Henry Clay of the 21st century. He never tires of pointing out that t….Continue

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

1885 State Of The Union Welcomes Statue of Liberty To New York

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If you are wondering just what State Of The Union messages USED to look or sound like, here is a perfectly great example of one from 1885 and President Grover Cleveland….Continue

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

If ANY State is a "Taker" State Then The Union Under Constitution Is At An End

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Mandeville, LA - By Mike Church - It has been argued of late that should certain Southern States decide to do what the People therein believe is needed to reclaim their liberties that they should be allowed to perform the Act of secession so the world may behold the spectacle of the resulting impoverishment. This claim is made by the Southern states "friends" in Northeastern, Northern and Western States who have benighted themselves as "debtor" states to the aforementioned Sou….Continue

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Even The English Knew The Constitution Made Secession Legal

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Mandeville, LA - Written by Mike Church - A recent temper tantrum made its way onto the editorial pages of the NY Times by Louis Michael Seidman, a man claiming to be a professor of Constitutional Law at Georgetown University titled "Let's Give Up on the Constitution". What Lincoln Killed Preview: President Jefferson Approves of the Northern States Seceding In this dystopian view of the founding of our current union turned mobocracy, Seidman points to Americans' alleged devoti….Continue

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Using The 14th Amendment To Nullify Secession Petitions is Preposterous

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"Can a State which is not a State and not recognized as such by Congress, perform the supreme duty of ratifying an amendment to the fundamental law?" Mandeville, LA - The Christian Science Monitor is all a flutter with their faux facts presented as Constitutional bedrock in "If your side lost the election, time to secede from the Union?" by Mark Guarino. Guarino has swallowed the entire bottle of "indivisible union blue pills" in his parsimonious denunciation of the recent se….Continue


Monday, November 5th, 2012

The Founding Fathers Made The Presidency For Washington; Letter of Pierce Butler

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Mandeville, LA - The Founding Fathers Presidential mistake. "My Dear Sir, I am free to acknowledge that [the President's] Powers are full great, and greater than I was disposed to make them. Nor do I believe they would have been so great had not many of the members cast their eyes towards General Washington as President" - Pierce Butler Americans have recently declared the election of 2012 for the Presidency the"most important election of our lifetimes" and that is just the h….Continue

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

James Madison's "Remonstrance" on Religious Rights of Man Created the First Amendment

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Mandeville, LA - There has been ample discussion the past 24 hours as there has been since the dawn of the "Religious Right" in the late 1970's over the purported "Faith Based Constitution" and "Christian Nation" that "HE" erected on these shores. I am guilty of this hyperbole and historic distortion my self, recorded in one passage of "The Road To Independence". Full disclosure, I am a practicing Catholic, a believer of Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ and a minute by minut….Continue

Monday, August 27th, 2012

John Taylor of Caroline-The Evil Moral principles Of The Government of the Unite States

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Mandeville, LA - This is the 3rd chapetr of John Taylor's work  'An Inquiry into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the United States" written chiefly as a response to John Adams' "Defence of the Constitutions of The United States". This chapter lays out Taylor's belief that no system of government that ever stray from [r]epublican forms can remain free of corruption. You can listen to Taylor's view of this work and why it was necessary in my audio "Docudromedy" -….Continue

Monday, August 20th, 2012

If It Was Not Granted Then it Was Reserved - Why The Lincolnistas Are Wrong

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Mandeville, LA - Noah Millman posts at the American Conservative Magazine in part: "If the secessionist cause is to be justified in the Declaration’s terms, it must make one of two claims. Either there are no “political bands” of note to dissolve – the Union is a mere compact among sovereign entities, that any party may depart from at will. Or, if those bands are granted to exist, the election of Abraham Lincoln, whose party was committed to preventing the spread of sl….Continue

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

John Quincy Adams' Jubilee of The Constitution-Delivered on 50th Anniversary of Washington's Inauguration

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THE JUBILEE OF THE CONSTITUTION: A DISCOURSE Delivered at the Request of THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, in the City of New York, on Tuesday, the 30th of April, 1839; Being the Fiftieth Anniversary of the INAUGURATION OF GEORGE WASHINGTON as PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, on Thursday, the 30th of April, 1789. ________________________________________ Serit arbores, quae alteri seculo prosint - * * quid spectans, nisi etiam postera secula ad se pertinere? Ergo arbore….Continue

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Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Who Wrote The Constitution and The Preamble "We The People" Script?

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Mandeville, LA -If you have ever wondered which of the Founders who attended the Federal Convention of 1787 actually wrote the text, using a quill pen, of the Constitution, including the beautiful "We The People" script, wonder no more. In this letter, written at the fever pitched height of the Hartford Convention/Secession Crisis of 1814, Morris settles the mystery once and for all. Morris had attended the convention representing PA although he was from New York and spent the….Continue

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Of The Permanence Of The Union - 1825, William Rawles

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Mandeville, LA - The Question on a lot of people's minds is actually one that our revisionist history pretends to answer with impunity: Is secession legal? This book, written 7 years before the first ramblings of "indivisibility" would be heard from Jackson, along with the works of Taylor & St George's Tucker, the Of Presidencies of Jefferson and Madison answer unequivocally "yes!" As Rawle puts it herein... "It depends on the state itself to retain or abolish the principl….Continue

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Kentucky Resolutions of 1798

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Mandeville, LA - Little is known about the evolution of the KY & VA Resolutions of 1798, mainly because the Sedition Act was still in effect and Jefferson, Madison and Taylor did not want to risk arrest for making their plans public. Any American who wants a precise snapshot of what Thomas Jefferson (with an assist from John Taylor of Caroline) thought the Constitution's power was and where it came from will find this document definitive. &nbs….Continue

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Friday, April 27th, 2012

Gutzman: The 14th Amendment does NOT Make 2nd Amendment Universal (or incorporated)

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Mandeville, LA - New listeners to my radio show are always asking the same questions about the Most Hallowed Second Amendment: that Ted Nugent and the NRA, traveling in their WAYBAC machine witnessed Thomas Jefferson applying ink dry powder to the Constitution's second Amendment. Nugent asked: "So, this will cover every gun, in every city, state, county & federal land, forever until eternity, right?" Jefferson, awed by Nugent's stature and LaPierre's John marshal like gaze….Continue

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

The Constitution of The United States

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Mandeville, LA - Mike Church wishes to provide this text copy of the U.S. Constitution with clickable hot links to each section. We will be adding much more interactivity to this page as it is developed. ART I ART II ART III ART IV ART V ART VI ART VII AMENDMENTS We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, an….Continue

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Lincoln's Letter To Horace Greeley on Slavery

Since this comes up so often on the Mike Church Show on Sirius/XM I thought I'd go ahead and add this to the site's archives. Notice that the Great Emancipator does not care which method of dealing with the issue of slavery is used to "save the union". It should also come as an intellectual sledgehammer to the head that regardless of his "intentions" Lincoln did NOT save "The Union" because when his reign of fire was concluded federalism was on it….Continue

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

The Virginia Resolutions of 1798

Virginia Resolution of 1798 RESOLVED, That the General Assembly of Virginia, doth unequivocably express a firm resolution to maintain and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of this State, against every aggression either foreign or domestic, and that they will support the government of the United States in all measures warranted by the former. That this assembly most solemnly declares a warm attachment to the Union o….Continue

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Framers Debate Rules For Naturalization

From Mike Church - This is the debate held in committee of the whole on the qualifications for holding office in the new federal government. The Framers took great care to discuss the influence that foreigners could weild if they were not careful. I originally came to this debate because it helps flesh out the reasons why the Framers included the enumerated power “To establish a uniform rule for naturalization” which upon review of this mater….Continue

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

John Adams-Thoughts on Government

Adams wrote this letter to Declaration of Independence signer William Hooper of North Carolina. He also transcribed this out by hand to William Penn and R.H. Lee of Virginia. Lee would circulate the contents and ideas among his peers in Virginia. These ideas helped form the foundation for Virginia’s first Constitution which was written and signed into law in June of 1776- weeks before the rest of the colonies would join the Virginians in declari….Continue

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