After the spark of freedom and the revolution that followed, it took a few years to put together that document we call The Constitution. This piece of paper, that became the building block of our country. It took some more years and a few amendments to help straighten out some period clashes, but it is still the base of our laws. All of our laws are supposed to start with an idea from the people through our elected representatives in Congress and if approved by the President, signed. If this law is vetoed by the President, this vetoed law may be overturned by Congress and it still becomes law.
If there is still argument about this law, it can be taken up by the Judiciary. If the Judiciary finds the law wholly or in part, to be un-constitutional, they are to return it, in whole, to Congress to start the whole process over.
Over the years and generations, our elected leaders have been steadily moving away from the idea that they work for the people. When the election cycle comes around they have found that they can buy the votes with cheap ice cream and not really have to do anything for the people. They are allowed to be elected over and over without actually doing anything. They are able to pay themselves and receive may perks above table and maybe cash below the table from lobbyist or other groups or individuals now days.
There have been many laws made in the history of this country that are still on the books. They are still valid, old but valid. Some have been updated. Some have been pushed to the side because of the changes in society and are no longer relevant in this day and age. But they are still on the books. It is always fun when a smart lawyer finds this little unknown fact to help his or her client. It can make the Judge’s head spin around like on some of those horror shows. It may not only be the age of the law or some other factors, but there are some in The Judiciary that take this opportunity to legislate from the bench.
The Congress has been so busy filling their pockets and putting out some very obscure laws and regulations. Even giving authorizations for doing stuff they are uncomfortable with. They have been patting themselves on the back for all their work that they do not realize what they are doing.
If you look at the piles and piles of books that make up our laws and regulations in the United States, you will really notice that our elected and appointed officials have been only picking and choosing which one they wish to use or follow. The average Citizen is going to be ‘got’ one way or another.
I am not one to believe much in conspiracy theories or otherwise, but it sure seems that someone or some group has been trying to guide this country in one way or another in the last fifty to hundred years. I say this because our elected officials, even the first term ones sure do not follow the Peoples choices once they enter the marbled halls of Washington D.C. They are being retrained as soon as they walk through the door. It is the Washington way.
Our watchdogs in the Press have been slowly subverted from actually watching the government for the people to now being allied with one party or another. Now they find themselves without any support from the people or whomever they work for. They no longer look for the TRUTH. The press, only say what they are paid to say. When it starts sounding like propaganda, it is. The People are no longer listening. The Press has lost all respect.
But if there is someone or some group out there that have been pulling the strings, you have done a wonderful job of keeping the wool pulled over everyone’s eyes all these years. Pitting one group or another at each other’s throats. First, propping up one side, then another to keep everyone off balance and dancing to your sheet of music. Did you get so wrapped up in your work that you were only watching the ones yelling the loudest? Some of those little splinter groups can really yell. Seeing them on the TV made many turn the volume down or change the channel. With their yelling and crying, you kept your attention on them too long and a larger group fell out of your sight and started seeing a bigger picture. They learned to find the TRUTH closer to home, not from your propaganda.
The People of the United States finally got tired of all of that. They went out and found someone that is Not a politician. Not a lawyer. They picked a Citizen. Someone that has lived and worked under the laws and regulations that politicians and lawyers have shoved at us over the years. Now this President is using the Laws and all the authorizations you have given out over the years and is now making everyone follow them.
Has that made your train run off the tracks?