As We Sit and Watch

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The president has reversed his previous position on granting amnesty from March 28, 2011 based on the separation of power into three branches of government. What has changed in the past 15 months? The Constitution is still the supreme law of the land. Or so we tell ourselves. A republic has its very foundation in the rule of law: once suspended, the republic will fall.

The suspension of the rule of law has been done incrementally by three individuals and one branch of government.

1. Eric Holder has consistently ignored federal laws and implemented his own justice system. Fast & Furious was an attempt to marginalize the 2nd amendment at the cost of human lives. The New Black Panther voter intimidation case and subsequent cover-up was the beginning of a tiered justice system in the United States. His attacks on Sheriff Arpaio for enforcing federal immigration laws have now become retribution through lawsuits.

2. Janet Napolitano issued the announcement through the Department of Homeland Security for backdoor amnesty that is beyond the ability of her office to grant (see video above). She will be overseeing our homeland security with unmanned drones.

3. President Obama has overseen the dismantling of the rule of law that he himself admits is beyond the power of the executive branch. So why did he do it? Because he can. He told the country at the 2012 State of the Union address that he will find ways to circumvent Congress. With no outcry from the people or Congress, the next phase was implemented.

I believe we are at our nation’s most critical juncture where the very future of our Liberty is now at risk. This brings me to the institution which has failed us: Congress.

4. Congress is responsible for the breakdown of the rule of law even more than the first three individuals. Congress passed healthcare legislation knowing that it was unConstitutional. At best, Nancy Pelosi’s comment stating that we must pass the bill in order to see what is in it is the hallmark of incompetence or arrogance. Either way, the Constitution was not a consideration as shown here:

The Republican led House of Representatives has passed the NDAA, stood by as the president told the nation that he would bypass their authority and has overseen a $5 trillion deficit in spending in 2011. The Constitution puts the House of Representatives in charge of expenditures. They are able to cut funding without Senate or Executive approval. They cut Acorn funding (temporarily) only when the evidence of their wrongdoing was overwhelming.

Where does that leave us? The choice is simple: we can put our future in the hands of a failed two party political system or we can stand up for our founding principles. The choice is clear but the resolve is lacking. At some point our spirit will be rekindled and the cost will be dear.

“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: ’tis dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated.” 

Thomas Paine

I have faith in the real American people. The people who are moral and virtuous. The people who understand the concept of both honor and sacred Honor.  The people who will stop putting their future in the hands of politicians. The people who will sacrifice everything to give their children back their Freedom.

David DeGerolamo

      
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3 Responses to As We Sit and Watch

  1. Richard says:

    David,
    your article is correct, however until the average working American is forced into an extremely uncomfortable position by these people’s policies, such as not being able to buy food or pay their electric bill due to hyperinflation, or some other life chamging event, the average American won’t take up arms against their own government. Even if they were willing to do so, is that truly what we need or want. I pray that it won’t come to that.

  2. Peggy R says:

    I do not sit and watch, I really try to tell people the truth about my personal experience in the two parties of corrupt people running this country. I will never again vote for the lesser of two evils, it is still evil. THEY ARE ALL THE SAME!! I will not give in to their crimes.
    The so called conservatives should quit blaming Obama for everything, the GOP has been doing this stuff for years. Why do they give him anything he wants?

    • David says:

      “Why do they give him anything he wants?”

      Because the GOP would rather have a campaign issue than do their jobs for which the people elected them. Especially after this strategy was so successful in the 2010 elections. There is a big difference between politicians and leaders. We can only start to win once we realize that political parties are the cause, not the solution of our problems.

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