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Flaws in constitutionalism

It looks like Jered Bonneau wants to be the next 5th Congressional Legislative District representative, and Mike Berry the next Stevens County sheriff. Both have been endorsed by state Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane Valley, a founding member of the Coalition of Western States.

Both Jered and Mike describe themselves as “constitutionalists.”

A constitutionalist, by definition, is an adherent or advocate of an existing constitution, of course that would be our U.S. Constitution. According to constitutionalists, our constitution is the final part of the Organic Laws, and the chief part of the Four Organic Laws is to regulate and control government, not “We The People.”

Scholars and patriots like Jered Bonneau and Mike Berry have researched and studied our U.S. Constitution of 1787, trying to figure out how to limit and control our government. The Organic Laws have established the principle that government needs your consent to be governed, therefore, there should always be an option available for those who choose not to be governed.

A fatal flaw for organic constitutionalists getting involved in local and regional politics is that they do not recognize or honor any major additions or amendments to the U.S. Constitution since 1787, like a woman’s right to vote or that African-Americans have “equal status” as citizens and have the constitutional right to vote.

James G. Perkins

Colville


 

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