I have been overwhelmed and inspired by the realization of how many Americans actually are beginning to rise up and be counted as citizens that understand the problems we are facing today are not of party affiliation, but of the abuse of government in general. We need to continue this enlightenment as it becomes more apparent everyday that those elected officials in Washington, with very few exceptions, just don't yet get it.
Our founding documents, The Declaration of Independence, The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, etc, are akin to a recipe of principles. Any ingredient left out spoils the final outcome. It's like baking a cake and deciding not to use eggs. Would one expect a treat or a disaster? The same applies here!
Our forefather's need to be free was guided by Judeo-Christian principles, Natural Law, and limited government. As a people we desire the God given rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, as long as they fell inside the parameters of Natural Law, the Ten Commandments, limited government involvement. There are a few in Washington that either don't understand that, or deliberately ignore our mission statement.
Let me refresh so everyone is up to speed.
The concept of unalienable rights is based on Natural Law.
The concept of habeas corpus is based on Natural Law.
The concept of limited government is based on Natural Law.
The concept of separation of powers is based on Natural Law.
The concept of checks and balances is based on Natural Law.
The concept of self preservation is based on Natural Law.
The right to contract is based on Natural Law.
Laws protecting the family and the institution of marriage are all based on natural law. Including and not limited to the definition of marriage.
The right to bear arms is based on Natural Law.
The principle of no taxation without representation is based on Natural Law.
These are just a few examples that illustrate how the mission statement of our founders was arrived at. They are also examples of what's been forgotten in our nation. We've become a nation obsessed with the pursuit of happiness... at all costs. Ignoring the importance of following the recipe for freedom. Mainly the problem is we've forgotten or ignore another important principle.
The most promising method of securing a virtuous and morally stable people is to elect virtuous leaders!
"When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn."-Proverbs 29:2