Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Wednesday July 30th 2014

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Federalist 58 by James Madison. 1. Under the proposed Constitution whose interests were represented by the U.S. Senate? Is it so today? If not, how might it be remedied & by what means? 2. How did the Constitution provide for updating representation in Congress? 3. Madison credits the U.S Constitution with assigning the greatest power, that of the “purse strings” to the U.S. House. In your opinion, how might the House assert that power to reduce the size & cost of government today? 4. Explain in your own words Madison’s warning against too many men serving in the House. How might his warning be applied today as calls abound for a more direct democracy & for scrapping the electoral college system? 5. Is democracy the form of government our Founders gave us or was it a republican form? Explain the difference.

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New Book Raises Question Marks About Secretary of Defense Panetta

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It’s Veterans Day, so you hate to see this. Two New York Times bestselling authors, Aaron Klein and Brenda J. Elliot, have just released, Red Army: The Radical Network That Must Be Defeated to Save America. In it U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta doesn’t come out looking like a man who ought to be Secretary of Defense of the country that is the proclaimed leader of the free world.

According to the book, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta partnered with a group that promotes world government to co-chair an initiative to regulate U.S. oceans and cede them to United Nations-based international law. He also keynoted the conference of a pro-Soviet, anti-war group during the height of the Cold War. And beside these, he has previous unexplained close ties to the Institute for Policy Studies, a pro-Marxist think tank accused of anti-CIA activity.

And that’s just the start of Panetta’s controversial background and radical associations exposed in the recently released book, says For a more thorough review of Klein and Elliot’s expose click here.