At noon on April 30, 1789 in New York City George Washington took the oral oath of office of President of the United States.   Washington had been elected President of the United States of America on February 4, 1789 and according to plan an inauguration was to take place on the eve of May Day.  […]

Long thought to have been repealed, replaced and superseded by the Constitution of the United States, the Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777 is still a mighty force of law to be reckoned with, when States such as the State of  Arizona claim government power over Americans, who just happen to be in a […]

All the written laws enacted by the House of Representatives and Senate must conform to all four Organic Laws of the United States of America not just the Constitution of the United States.  These four laws: Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776, Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777, Northwest Ordinance of July 13, […]

By requiring its law enforcement officers to make a legal status inquiry of those persons detained, the State of Arizona will be violating Article IV of the Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777: The better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of the different states in this union, the […]

Immigration is a natural human activity.  It is inherent in the human species to explore the earth, so written laws that limit human movement must be examined to determine any territorial limitations. The identity of the United States of America has been tracked in these Posts from the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776 […]

The History Channel in its premier two-hour “Story of Us” managed to refer to the “unalienable Rights” of the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776 as “inalienable Rights” and then concluded the episode by claiming that George Washington was inaugurated “President of the United States of America” on April 30, 1789. The oral oath […]

The “Freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” found in the First Amendment to the Constitution for the United States of America, which is part of the Bill of Rights, is the kind of freedom that […]

Governor of the State of Arizona, Jan Brewer, did something that many Americans wish Barack Hussein Obama would do; she signed a bill that would require the police in the State of Arizona to ask people about their immigration status, if the officers have any reason to suspect that they are in the State of […]

On April 20, 2010 the United States Supreme Court struck down a federal law that made it a crime to make or sell videos of dogfights or other depictions of animal cruelty.  The Court’s 8-to-1 decision was based on the protection afforded free speech by the First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an […]

I have been studying government since I was in high school and I graduated in 1961.  I started law school in 1968 and I have never stopped studying the law.  That’s a lot of studying, so I, now, feel I have reached the point in my life, where I can state, whatever is left to […]

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