Tag Archives: state sovereignty

QUESTION: Was – Is – Secession Legal?

by Diane Rufino, but based in large part on Leonard “Mike” Scruggs book THE UN-CIVIL WAR, January 19. 2018 On July 4, 1776, thirteen British colonies announced their secession from Great Britain and declared to the world their just reasons: … Continue reading

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The Social Compact and Our Constitutional Republic

by Diane Rufino, Jan. 21, 2018 (first section only; other sections attributed to other authors) I. INTRODUCTION A Social Compact is an agreement, entered into by individuals, that creates some form of self-government and results in the formation of an … Continue reading

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SAVE THE REPUBLIC! Rethinking the American Union of States for the Preservation of Republicanism

by Diane Rufino (citing Donald Livingston in his book Rethinking the American Union for the Twenty-First Century), July 26, 2016 The purpose of this article is three-fold:  First, I want to be provocative and get readers thinking.  Second, I wish to … Continue reading

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TENTH AMENDMENT KEEPERS: Keepers of the Tenth!

by Diane Rufino, July 19, 2016 This short article is intended to alert the reader to the importance of the Tenth Amendment and hopefully inspire him or her to join the Tenth Amendment Movement and help bring government power back … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Security – For Our Second Amendment

by Diane Rufino, July 20, 2016 To those who are serious about preventing the federal government from coming after our Second Amendment rights, please read and take note…..    If you really want to make a difference and prevent the … Continue reading

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TAKE THIS MONUMENT DOWN!

by Diane Rufino While we’re heading down the dangerous slippery slope of government-sponsored censorship surrounding the display of the Confederate flag and certain Civil War generals and other historical figures, I have one question to ask….. Why don’t the good … Continue reading

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RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO ELIMINATE ARTICLE I, SECTION 4 (“SECESSION PROHIBITED”) FROM THE NC STATE CONSTITUTION

Written and Proposed by Diane Rufino RESOLUTION TO REMOVE ARTICLE I: SECTION 4 from the NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION This is a resolution to propose that Article I, Section 4 be removed from the NC state constitution, in part to acknowledge … Continue reading

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