Our founding fathers designed the U. S. Constitution to be the very foundation of our republic. Having recently thrown off the heavy boot of the British Empire they, by design, instituted a very limited federal government. Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, which lists the duties, responsibilities and therefore, I believe, the limitations of the federal government takes up only two very small pages. You do not find such words as education, environment, energy, housing, urban development, labor, job, occupation, endangered species, etc. in this list. I submit to you that that was by design. The states created the federal government, not the other way around, and they did not want people and entities who were inaccessible to “We, the People” controlling their lives.
Fast forward to today. The federal government is growing exponentially: multiplying unconstitutional agencies and departments are issuing edicts on a daily basis that are taking more and more rights and liberties away from “We, the People”. Late last year, our government (including many Republicans) passed the NDAA which allows the president to seize and detain an American citizen, indefinitely, if they are deemed “a threat”. On March 16, an executive order was put in place allowing the President of the United States to take charge of ALL resources/manufacturing in the U.S. even in peacetime. This is just an example of the unprecedented changes that are taking place on a regular basis in our halls of government. As you and I, the common people, go about our daily business our liberties are being usurped. Ladies and Gentlemen…I submit to you that we have a crack in our foundation…and we had better take steps, right away, to not just preserve and defend our Constitution…but to restore it.
For the past sixteen months, I have been traveling around this great state. During the drought this past summer, one of the effects that I observed was the integrity of structures being compromised by fissures in the soil causing cracks in their foundations. Wise owners took immediate steps to repair the threat to their property. We can do no less for our country.
In my bid for U.S. Senate, I am advocating a great “restoration movement” of the U.S. Constitution. It is imperative that we “get back to the book” as I call the Constitution. I believe that we need to restore the Constitution by eliminating unconstitutional federal agencies and departments (i.e. the EPA) and returning powers to the states. My better known opponents want to “reform” said agencies. I believe we need to restore U. S. sovereignty which has been watered down by the “entangling alliances” that our founding fathers warned us about, many of which are rooted in the United Nations. My solution is simple: “The U.N. needs to get out of the U.S., and the U.S. needs to get out of the U.N.” Again, my opponents want to “reform” this beast. I also want to restore the idea of a “citizen legislator”. I have pledged, in the spirit of the founding fathers, to serve one six-year term and come back to my day job. I will not sign up for the lavish pension or healthcare that the Senate has provided for themselves. I go to serve “We, the People”, not to feed at the taxpayer trough. I urge you to visit www.glennaddison.com and join me in this fight to preserve the structural integrity of our nation by restoring its foundation: the U.S. Constitution.
Glenn Addison is a Constitutional Conservative Republican candidate for U.S. Senate. He and his wife own and operate funeral homes in Magnolia and Spring, near Houston.
P.O. Box 1212, Magnolia, TX 77353
Note: Glenn Addison is a candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas. You can find more information here: GlennAddison.com
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Richard Bagot says
The constitution is the “owners manual” for our Republic.
It’s in jeopardy because 11 men with box knives were allowed on airplanes of a common carrier. The airlines had their hands tied because of government regulations so these men took over “most” of these aircraft and crashed them into buildings. The result was loss of freedom and the tearing apart of the constitution. Leaving the people at the mercy of run away government feeding off the citizens and enslaving us. Never-ending wars & loss of the Republic. We need to return to greatness and set the example of freedom & liberty for the world again. They are all counting on us.
Let’s get busy.
Elect Glenn Addison.
Pass the word!!!!
Lynn Ludwig says
You’ve got our vote! Time to turn our country around and clean house in Washington! You have your finger on the pulse of the common man and can lead our country back to common sense roots!
Uncle Gonzo says
Great article! This is full of wisdom. Hope you make it to Washington, Mr. Addison!
Rebecca Stewart says
I am so profoundly concerned about the state of our Nation. Never would I have believed that this country could have been so blind-sided and shamed by the actions of this dictator who is in the office of President. We are in serious trouble in every conceivable aspect as this narcissistic impostor moves to destroy our country from within. I am in despair that he has not been immediately removed since he as attained this office by fraud,deceit and treasonous acts. Why is he not impeached…no, why is he just not marched out under arrest? I pray with all my heart to the most Sovereign God, that our country will return to the foundation of beliefs from our forefathers and stand proudly as a “Christian” nation once again. America wake up,stand up, move to take our country back by voting for those who will take us back to the freedoms and beliefs of our constitution. God help us if we don’t.