Dear Member of Congress: I have recently enrolled in the Basic Course in Law and Government taught by Dr. Eduardo M. Rivera of California.  Dr. Rivera teaches American Law and Government using the Organic Law of the United States of America.  I decided to take his course, so that I could intelligently withdraw any consent […]

Even the lowly small claims court is part of the judicial system established pursuant to the authority of the Constitution of September 17, 1787.  The first nine States ratified this Constitution by June 21, 1788 and by May 29, 1790 all thirteen States had ratified and established this Constitution between themselves as to any territory […]

The Constitution of September 17, 1787 creates a “one supreme Court” by vesting it with “[T]he judicial power of the United States:” The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The Judges, both […]

What keeps you from being an Indian not subject to taxation?  Most of you were probably born on what used to be Indian lands, so you can qualify to be Native Americans, if only you can lose your Fourteenth Amendment citizenship. The Constitution of September 17, 1787 attempts to set up an official federal Union […]

At the time George Washington was inaugurated President of the United States, April 30, 1789, the English common law was the law in America and the first federal enacted law was just months away.  The Basic Course in Law and Government covers this and what no law school in the world can teach. Over time, […]

The State of California was admitted into the second Union of the United States as the 31st State on September 9, 1850.   As very State must have a constitution approved by Congress, the State of California had the Constitution of 1849, which is still law in the State of California to the extent it is […]

Every adult male is universally recognized to have the power of self-government.  Whether that person governs himself by written law or unwritten law is a matter of personal choice.  Written goals and a business plan ala Napoleon Hill qualify as personal legislation. Ever since George Washington became President of the United States, we have experienced […]

Once the duplications are pointed out, it is impossible to ignore the alternate governing universe created by the Constitution of September 17, 1787.  Even the Preamble, which is not part of this Constitution, contains allusions to other Unions and Constitutions. What was the purpose of all these spare parts?  George Washington had plotted all along […]

Article II Section 1 Clause 5 of the Constitution of September 17, 1787 required the first person elected to the Office of President to be a resident of the United States for 14 years: No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of […]

The first place we should look is the Organic Law of the United States of America.  This is the fundamental law for all the laws enacted by Congress.  In chronological order, the Organic Law is the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Northwest Ordinance of July 13, 1787 and the Constitution of September 17, 1787. […]

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