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Vic Biorseth, Friday,
February 26, 2016
In other words, American Nationalism is good because it is the only form of Nationalism on earth that prides itself in citizen self-control, which is to say, government by fixed law, rather than government by ever changing regimes of mere human beings.
In the 18th Century, Adam Smith wrote about the natural tendency of people to be moral, through "Natural Law" if not religious practice, and the vital importance of cultural morality in the freeing of the Market. Capitalism operates best in a moral environment. Immorality always restricts the free market, and is always detrimental to Capitalism.
And, in the 19th Century, Tocqueville wrote about the direct relationship between the spectacular American economic engine and the Christian "goodness" of her population. That national "goodness" and national economic power were co-dependent, and that continually growing national economic wealth depended entirely upon citizen freedom, which itself depended entirely upon high cultural morality.
They were right. These truths do not change. By the grace of God, America was designed around them, whether the authors of the Constitution were cognizant of that fact or not.
The American Constitution establishes the civil rights of the moral citizenry and protects those citizen rights from itself - from the citizenry's own government - and establishes itself as the supreme law of the land. Not the men currently in the government, but the written law that establishes and organizes the government, rules the nation. The three co-equal branches are mere temporary custodians of the Constitution, which is sovereign. Custodians are not rulers, they are servants.
America is ruled by law, which can only be legislated through the representation of the people, guided and restrained only by the Constitution. The Constitution rules.
But this can only work so long as the people are highly moral.
Police are only necessary to handle the "outliers" and the outlaws who are a distinct small minority among a highly moral people. Most crimes are occasional aberrations in behavior, where they are not committed by habitual criminals. The less immoral behavior there is, the smaller and less intrusive - and cheaper - government may be. But as immorality becomes rampant, or the norm, the larger and more intrusive - and expensive - government must become, in order to merely maintain social order. At some point, citizen immorality will call down upon itself a police-state situation.
And that is what our current Marxocrat Party is promoting, through programs sponsoring and championing every form of moral depravity, and with full bipartisan support of the "Establishment" Republicrat Party. Capitalism - a Free Market - fails in a police state. So does the Constitution. The end of Capitalism and the end of the Constitution is the ultimate goal of the Obamunist Regime and the Marxocrat Party.
We have written about American Patriotism, but that is not what this is about. And, we have addressed why America, as Declared and Constituted, should be explicitly excluded from the declared Catholic heresy of Americanism. What we have promoted here is a return to American Constitutional Absolutism, which our Political Parties are conspiring to eliminate. Elimination of American Constitutional Rule is the supreme goal of the Marxocrat Party, with the full bipartisan support of the Republicrat Party.
What triggered these thoughts was the rise of a fierce Populist Nationalism in opposition to these trends, successfully capitalized on and increased by the candidacy of Donald Trump. The fear is that Trump may turn out to be a Hitler or a Mussolini, who rode to ultimate power through Populism and Nationalism in similar turbulent, economically troubled times. In the presence of the utter failure of anyone to stop the obvious purposeful destruction of America, Trump has grown and is growing this Popular Nationalism to a fever pitch.
It was all right there, out in the open, and Trump alone tapped into it, with all opponents having either a D or an R next to their names, and Trump thumbing his nose at both Parties. And his popularity exploded.
So what's the difference between The Donald, Hitler and Mussolini? Well, both Hitler and Mussolini were men of the Left, which is to say, Marxism and anti-Capitalism. They were ideologically Marxist. Trump has no ideology; he has no principles; he is purely and exclusively Capitalist and Selfist. I was on board with him for a time, because no one else was stopping the national destruction, and he seemed determined to stop it, or at least stop the worst of it.
Could he become another Hitler or Stalin? Or could he become a real American Constitutionalist? Flip a coin. He is no ideologue; quite the opposite. He has no discernible principles, other than deal making and winning. But, at least to begin with, he does not hate Capitalism, he does not hate America, he does not hate us, the American citizenry, and he does not exist to harm the nation, the Constitution, or the citizenry. That cannot be said of the Political Parties.
It is just as likely that he could morph into a Constitutionalist as that he could morph into a Fascistic Dictator. With Obamunism and the Marxocrat Party, we know what the plan is: Marxist Dictatorship. And we now know that the Republicrat Party is in full bipartisan cooperation with achieving that goal
Trump lost my support when he proclaimed that he could and would deal with the Marxocrats in their unending goal to destroy us as a Constitutional Republic. If he doesn't recognize that clear goal, then he is too stupid to be President, and if he does recognize it, then he is evil.
I am left with Ted Cruz, and praying that he is what he purports himself to be. Everyone else is too bound to the totally corrupted Parties.
So what does all this say about American Nationalism?
America, as Declared and as Constituted, may be the best, and maybe even the only, nation on earth worthy of high Popular Nationalism.
But only as originally Declared and Constituted.
All you have to do is read the Declaration and read the Constitution to see that this is true. The very idea of America is a lowly citizen's dream come true. The citizens are sovereign, not the government. The government serves rather than rules. All, from the President on down, stand equal before the law, which is the Constitution itself.
Who else can say it?
There is nothing wrong and everything right with teaching our children the Pledge of Allegiance. There is nothing wrong and everything right with standing for the National Anthem. There is nothing wrong and everything right with removing your hat when the American Flag goes by. The very idea of America, as One Nation Under God, is absolutely right.
American Pride and America Nationalism have won our wars, from the beginning of the nation. Men of valor have shed their blood, willingly, voluntarily, to preserve the Constitution.
Consider why all the valorous men serving today, and throughout our history, are sworn to protect, not the land, not the people, not the government, not any King, but the Constitution. It is the Constitution that makes us what we are. It is the Constitution that makes America what she is.
And the Parties are cooperating to take the Constitution out of existence.
At this moment in time, Ted Cruz appears to be the best, most consistent and most tested champion of the Constitution in contention for the Presidency. Pray that he may prove to be what he appears to be, which is a man of high Christian and Constitutional Principle.
And please pray that he wins.
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