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The Past, Present, and Future of These United States

Gary Kelly

EarsToHear.net

June 25, 2020

 

Have “progressives” duped our young, by indoctrinating, and not historically educating our children into believing in equal results vs. equal opportunity? Is the consequence that they can't handle life on their own, indicating how they have been defrauded of their own individualism, and life, liberty and their pursuit of happiness as evident in the actions of violent "protests." Do they now need a government to be their mommy and daddy after being programmed in government-run indoctrination institutions, and augmented by drinking the leftist Media Kool-aid? Has this beguiled them into believing globalism and collectivism is the way to the unattainable Utopia where everyone is nice and where corrupt human nature doesn’t exist?

 

This illogical concept provides a convenient path of least resistance, an escape from individualism, commitment, respect and personal responsibility which has resulted in a negative view of America and the Constitutional Republic, achieved because by eliminating the historical facts and actions dictated by the times. For instance, how the issue of slavery was handled. As Thomas Sowell presents in Black Rednecks, White Liberals: The question arises as to why America's Founder's established "all men are created equal," while at the same time allowing slavery to continue? From the words of the Founders, it appears they feared a race war as being more of an evil consequence then slavery, after witnessing the what happened in Santa Domingo (now Haiti). So they instead hoped slavery would be progressively eradicated more peacefully rather than by violence. Slavery is not based on racism, but on vulnerability. It was based on religion at times, but also regardless of race. Not only did whites enslave whites, and blacks enslaved blacks, and Asians enslaved Asians, Europeans also enslaved other Europeans, Africans enslaved other Africans, and Arabs enslaved other Arabs, who were vulnerable, regardless of race. Also, Christians had slaves, as well as Buddhists had slaves, and the Muslim's Koran accepts slavery as an institution.

 

The Founders were committed to eradicating slavery, as  John McCormack points out: The founding fathers, said Lincoln, had opposed slavery. They adopted a Declaration of Independence that pronounced all men created equal. They enacted the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 banning slavery from the vast Northwest Territory. To be sure, many of the founders owned slaves. But they asserted their hostility to slavery in principle while tolerating it temporarily (as they hoped) in practice. That was why they did not mention the words "slave" or "slavery" in the Constitution, but referred only to "persons held to service." "Thus, the thing is hid away, in the constitution," said Lincoln, "just as an afflicted man hides away a wen or a cancer, which he dares not cut out at once, lest he bleed to death; with the promise, nevertheless, that the cutting may begin at the end of a given time." The first step was to prevent the spread of this cancer, which the fathers took with the Northwest Ordinance, the prohibition of the African slave trade in 1807, and the Missouri Compromise restriction of 1820. The second was to begin a process of gradual emancipation, which the generation of the fathers had accomplished in the states north of Maryland. 

 

It is shamefully obvious that many Americans do not appreciate how America became the greatest nation on earth that they are enjoying the fruits thereof. Many Americans have never even read America’s Founding Document, the Declaration of Independence, which should be the basis for that appreciation. As the primary author of the U.S. Constitution, James Madison declared: “On the distinctive principles of the Government...of the U. States, the best guides are to be found in...The Declaration of Independence, as the fundamental Act of Union of these States." (See more of Madison’s wisdom and edification below.)

 

The undermining of the free market American Way of Life is also leading to this erroneous “hating” of what America has accomplished because of free market enterprise. However, the “progressive” induced ignorance of history, being distorted with selective incomplete facts has provided our youth with the excuse to comply with the "progressive" agenda to “fundamentally transform America” from the Constitutional Republic into “Democrat Socialism,” which essentially is Marxism. The intentional "twisting" and distorting of Scripture depicting socialism or the "do not judge" fallacies also contributes to the absurdity of their ignorance.

 

As our youth have been programmed, do not expect they have the ability to read, never mind comprehend the Biblical influence on the Foundation of these United States, such as the three branches of government. Also due to "progressives," many of our young refuse to believe in the creation and the Creator, because it would mean the boundaries of "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's Go" will impede on the “progressive” ideology of "anything goes."

 

As James Madison declared, the Constitution, being an expression of the Declaration of Independence, also providing the following insights and wisdom, as “guides,” necessary to maintain our “Civilized Society.”

 

As the Constitution's primary author, James Madison wrote Thomas Jefferson on 8 February 1825: "On the distinctive principles of the Government...of the U. States, the best guides are to be found in...The Declaration of Independence, as the fundamental Act of Union of these States."

 

"Cursed be all that learning that is contrary to the cross of Christ." --James Madison, America's Providential History, p. 93

 

President James Madison, June 20, 1785 - "Before any man can be considered as a member of Civilized Society, he must first be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe."

 

James Madison in a letter to Frederick Beasley: "The belief in a God All Powerful wise and good, is so essential to the moral order of the world and to the happiness of man, that arguments which enforce it cannot be drawn from too many sources nor adapted with too much solicitude to the different characters and capacities impressed with it."

 

James Madison "Memorial and Remonstrance against Religious Assessments": "The equal right of every citizen to the free exercise of his Religion according to the dictates of conscience" is held by the same tenure with all our other rights." 

 

James Madison, Father of the Constitution, 4th President of the United States: "We have staked the whole future of American civilization, not upon the power of government, far from it. We have staked the future of all of our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind of self-government; upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God."

 

It behooves any American to ask oneself, by what foundation do I as an American stake not only my being and my well-being on, but on that of my family, now and future generations? Will I apathetically eschew freedom and liberty by abandoning the premise “to govern ourselves,” for an ungodly tyrannical restricted life of Marxist government control with endless unjustified, unwarranted rules and mandates? It also requires the Americans whose desire it is to preserve the Republic, not to remain silent and do whatever is necessary as did the Black Robed Regiment with our future generations in mind. With Election 2020 and the threat of voting fraud from ballot harvesting, mail-in votes, and whatever Democrat Socialist subterfuge they may use, we must advance the #WalkAway movement with family, friends, neighbors, or any opportunity with any voting citizen.