The Articles of Confederation of November 15, 1777 established the Confederacy known as the United States of America, when on March 1, 1781, Maryland became the thirteenth State to ratify the Articles of Confederation. The “nine Years a Citizen of the United States” requirement to eligibility to be a Senator imposes on a Senator a […]

The expurgated version of the Constitution of September 17, 1787 with amendments was read today in the United States House of Representatives, reportedly for the first time.  Predictably, Congressmen and women did not read from the source recommended to serious Students of the Organic Laws of the United States of America.  The recommended source is […]

The members of the Congress that enacted the Democrat Health Care Reform Bill have never taken and been bound by the Article VI oath “to support this Constitution,” so the House of Representatives and Senate that make up that Congress are not a branch of any government under the authority of the Constitution of September […]

King George III relinquished Britain’s proprietary power over the Northwest Territory to the original thirteen States in the Treaty of Paris of 1783 and that is the source of the power of Congress to lay and collect taxes on incomes, which is the subject of the Sixteenth Amendment. Students in my Basic Course in Law […]

The latest constitutional word on federal taxation is the 16th Amendment.  Although it is just one sentence it can be easily misunderstood, if the reader is not well grounded in the Organic Laws and the rules of English grammar.  The Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776 declares that all men are born equal, but […]

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