Topic: Secession petitions
"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
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[The powerful Executive branch]...converts representation into vassalage to the leaders of parties, disciplined, not by the comparatively honourable infliction of the lash, but by the base and wicked sophism, that it is honourable to stick to a party, and treacherous to adhere to conscience. The disciples of this infamous doctrine are forged into tools for ambition and tyranny by praises and rewards, whilst honesty is discouraged by base epithets, as a foil to the varnish with which the decoys are painted, designed to deceive and enslave the multitude
John Taylor of Caroline from his 1814 book "An Inquiry Into the Principles & Policy of the Government of the United States"