Rule of Law: Compliance produces a Republic.

Lawlessness to the Creator’s Rule of Law will never produce a Republic. This is third in a continuing series explaining the principles of the Rule of Law. A lawless game is not the equal of the real game.   In continuing our Monopoly game explanation of the Rule of Law, it was noted in The […]

The Rule of Law: Compliance or Lawlessness

To appreciate the principles of governing according to The Rule of Law we must accept that in every point we are either in compliance, or in a state of lawlessness. There is no neutral ground. Monopoly Game example: We all know the card: “Go to jail. Go Directly to Jail. Do not pass GO! Do […]

The Founder’s Solution: One Message of Objective Truth and Morality

When Creator endowed Liberty is replaced with Man-Endowed Privilege then Human Nature will reward itself. That we mistakenly call this Justice, is why it’s no longer safe to visit the local University McDonald’s in the wee morning hours or sit patiently waiting for an AMTRAK Train in San Antonio. The benefits of ONE moral message […]

Connecting The Dots: Establishment Republicans and the Chamber of Commerce

The need for Leadership rather than the inevitablility of outcome from mere Facilitators. Apart from We the People, our community is suffering from an appalling lack of leadership from elected officials, directors of public services, and the local news media. Instead, we are overwhelmed with facilitators of inevitability. The absence of common sense – the republican […]

Vetting Candidates by the Constitution, Criterion 4: Restoring Balance of Power

Why must civil government maintain a balance of power? A republic can only experience success if there exists Balance of Power within the government. As Madison points out in Federalist 10, the greatest threat to liberty is our own human nature. The influence of our human nature guided by our opinion remains the constant source […]

2013 Election and Texas Constitution Proposition Thoughts

The BCS Tea Party mission is to Teach, Empower, and Act and with this charge to promote the principles of liberty and prosperity as enumerated in the United States Constitution.  This mission is centered on issues and ideas not on personalities or candidates seeking positions of leadership.  We believe that a truthful examination of issues […]

Learning Little ‘r’ republican Outreach

Demagogues of Little ‘d’ democracy Always Promote Tyranny In previous posts we have learned the facts about how little ‘d’ democracy is the actual threat to liberty. Every democratic group leader’s success depends on his ability to promise his group that he will use his authority to make non-group members submit to the desires of […]

The Constitution In 10 Lessons – New Class Forming September 15, 2013

Summer will soon be over – the Fall Equinox will happen September 22, 2013 – for those still aware of basic science facts or, are participating in agriculture. The point is that our lives are governed by change that is itself governed by fixed laws and principles. Absolute reason and order exist all around us, […]

What Is Little “r” Republicanism?

The Truth of Democracy Years of indoctrination have established in our minds that democracy  is the foundation to liberty. This is a pernicious falsehood. It was noted by Plato that democracy — the tyranny of the 51% — is the most unstable form of organized civilization. All democracies end in tyranny or anarchy. This happens […]

Editorial: What We Don’t Know Is Hurting Us

This editorial first appeared at The American Thinker Blog and was later reposted at Ramparts360.com. One reason the conservative movement is faltering is because we are more like the dominant anti-fact culture than we would like to admit. To think that we are not tainted by the culture in which we live is not only dangerous, but irrational.

Statement: HR 325 No Budget, No Pay Act

The B/CS Tea Party rejects the HR 325 No Budget, No Pay Act as being unconstitutional (27th Amendment), and yet another example of trying to use human nature to fight human nature, rather than doing so with right constitutional principles.

The Danger of Radical Equality and Its Cure

[This op-ed was first posted at Ramparts360.com which is the premier political/cultural blog for Texas.]   We are a nation that prides itself for acknowledging the principle of equality, but as wisdom instructs: Pride is the first step to self-created destruction. The frailty of human willpower ensures that the ability to practice a virtue eventually devolves […]

Precedent Is Not Necessarily Principle

In Dred Scott v Sandford (1857), Chief Justice Roger B. Taney pointed to the commerce clause, along with the so-called Fugitive Slave Clause (Article IV, Section 2, Clasue 3), as evidence that slaves were not citizens but were to be considered property according to the Constitution. The Heritage Guide to the Constitution, p. 151. In […]

Voter’s Guide to Republicans (as understood by the Democratic Party)

Bill Whittle of Declaration Entertainment unravels the facts behind this perfect storm of evil in a breezy fashion that provides a hurricane of historical data…

A Funeral For Two Leaders

While the media focused on the death of North Korean despot Kim Jong Il, the coincident death of former Czech Republic President, Vaclav Havel went by largely unmentioned. This Election Year is Important Because There is Something Fundamental To Decide A comparison of the two leaders graphically explains this fundamental choice. Marc Theissen of The […]

Federalist Paper – 3

In our continuing study of the Federalist Papers, we are pleased to announce that our notes for Federalist 3 – by John Jay have been posted to our First Principles pages. The topics discussed in this essay about Federalist 3 are: National Interest – Just as with an individual having wrong opinion of your self […]

Human Nature: A Lesson from Proverbs

Prosperity and productivity The book of Proverbs is full of wisdom regarding human nature. It was the responsibility of the author, King Solomon of Israel, as the father of the nation, to provide citizens with instruction that would enable them make good moral choices. A nation of citizens well grounded in moral principles would be […]