State Issued

Constitution

“Original intent” is the fundamental rule of construction of the Constitution. In the parlance of modern constitutional exegesis, Blackstone’s phrase “intentions at the time when the law was made” has come to be truncated into the term “original intent”.

Federal System of Government

“General Government” vs. “Federal Government”

Understanding “General Government” vs. “Federal Government” As used on this website, the term “General Government” refers solely to the new government the Constitution created, consisting...

“Power of the Purse” and “Power of the Sword”

TWO GREAT POWERS OF GOVERNMENT ALWAYS TO BE UNDER THE DIRECT LEGAL CONTROL AND INFLUENCE OF WE THE PEOPLE “Power of the Purse” and “Power...
The Purse

“Power of the Purse”

Learn about and download the Electronic Gold Currency Plan (Gold Money Bill) here. The State of Montana has proposed Alternative Currency in House Bill 639....
The Sword

“Power of the Sword”

"THE POWER OF THE SWORD" RESTS WITH WE THE PEOPLE—ORGANIZED, ARMED AND TRAINED PURSUANT TO STATUTE AS MILITIA—STATE GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS EXERCISING CONSTITUTIONAL LEGAL AUTHORITY. Power...
Original Intent of the Constitution

“Original Intent”

"Original Intent"“Original intent” is the fundamental rule of construction of the Constitution. In the parlance of modern constitutional exegesis, Blackstone's phrase “intentions at the time...
Preamble to the Constitution

Preamble

Preamble to the Constitution“The Preamble sets out the mandatory and unconditional purposes of the Constitution. In so doing, it establishes an overarching rule of...
Federal Government Chart

United States Constitution and the Federal System

"Federal Government"As the Constitution makes pellucid, “the Federal Government” actually consists of five parts:1.) Congress—Under Article I, § 1 (“ll legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested...
General Welfare Clause

The General Welfare

The General Welfare with Constitutional Attorney Edwin Vieira Part 1 of 2 (above) The National Heritage Center Presents "The General Welfare" by Constitutional Attorney Edwin...

The Constitutional Chaos of Industrial Policy

Cato Journal, Vol.4, No. 2 (Fall 1984) Introduction      As its contemporary advocates employ the term, “industrial policy” imports a peculiar form of governmental intervention...
Natural law

Rights and the United States Constitution: The Declension from Natural law to Legal Positivism

Georgia Law Review Vol. 13:1447      Other participants in this Symposium have dealt with the issue: of defining rights, describing their source, and delimiting...
"well regulated Militia" 2nd Amendment

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“Emergency Powers”

"Emergency Powers"The real "emergency" that confronts Americans is the lust of aspiring and conspiring usurpers and tyrants for power WE THE PEOPLE have withheld...
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“Left” vs. “Right” Phony Political Spectrum

"Left" vs. "Right"If WE THE PEOPLE revitalize "the Militia of the several States", we will cut across all the dividing lines in the phony...
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“Living” Constitution

As a constitutional rule of construction that cannot be repeated to often, “If *** we are at liberty to give old words new meanings ***...
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“Factions” or “Special Interest” Groups

"Factions" or "Special Interest" GroupsAmerica’s Founding Fathers denounced “factions” (what we refer to today as “special interests”) because these groups consist of “a number of citizens,...
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“Aggregate Powers”

“Aggregate Powers”: Powers Cobbled Together and Exercised by Rogue Government Officials That are Not Enumerated in the Constitution Typically, when aspiring usurpers and tyrants cannot rationalize...