Regular readers of these Posts can test them by using them to question the legal authority of any person who claims a power to enforce laws. The following is an example of what an enrolled Student or student auditing my Basic Course in Law and Government might write:  Dear Law Enforcement Person, I am studying […]

Brian Davis, one of my Advanced Students, explained the meaning of Article III Section 1 of the State of California Constitution of 1879, to the State of California Physical Therapy Board, where he is licensed as a Physical Therapist.   For those readers who have not read all my Posts, this is Article III Section 1: […]


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I teach law is either written or unwritten law and government is created and administered by written law. I teach that contained within every written law system is an accurate description of its territorial jurisdiction.  The United States Code is such a written law system and true to form its territorial limitations are the territory […]

George Washington was the first President of the United States of America elected according to the procedure set out in Article II of the Constitution of September 17, 1787.  The fantasy election is the one citizens of the United States will participate in a little more than a year from now. Ratification of the Constitution […]

My enrolled Students know how the Officers named in the Constitution of September 17, 1787 got their power.  For readers who have not yet accepted my generous offer in my July 7, 2011 Post, I will summarize the transfer and substitution of power process, George Washington plotted in the Constitutional Convention of  May 25, 1787.   […]

The fastest way to learn the principles in my Basic Course in Law and Government is, of  course, to make the small initial down payment by following the instructions in my July 7, 2011 Post followed by the diligent reading of  all the Course Materials. Once  the Student has learned a few good arguments that […]

The Northwest Ordinance of July 13, 1787 conferred the right “to elect a representative from their counties or townships to represent them in the general assembly” on every “free male inhabitant of full age in the district.” What was “full age?”  The Constitution of September 17, 1787 tells us in Article I Section 2 Clause […]

The first sentence of the Constitution of September 17, 1787 is not this Preamble: “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do […]

America has a debt problem because the Congress of the United States spends more than it takes in tax revenues the largest of  which is the federal income tax. Scientific genius Albert Einstein said, “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.”  That great statesman and political genius Senate Majority Leader […]

The Constitution of September 17, 1787 sets some revealing qualifications for the two Offices that constitute the Congress of the United States.  Representatives must be at least 25 years old and Citizens of the United States for at least seven years, which means a Representative can be a Citizen of the United States at age […]