by Frank, this blog political journalist
The American Republican Party, just made a call for support to get America to be the land of “Liberty” again, reports a classical liberal blog accessible through this blog. We would like our readers to make the call on this one. My opinion is that this is a very positive step-but this blog editor editor, Tiffy, says the Republican Party needs to also start a “Research” group to study taking America’s political system back to the “Cutting Edge” as America’s founding fathers meant for it to always be, also.
The plea for support follows:
Do you really want to turn the Republican Party around?
Do you really want Republican politicians who are committed to the American Creed?
If so, support the Republican Liberty Caucus!
Statement of Principles and Positions Principles
The Republican Liberty Caucus supports individual rights, limited government and free enterprise.
We believe every human being is endowed by nature with inherent rights to life, liberty and property that are properly secured by law. We support a strict construction of the Bill of Rights as a defense against tyranny; the expansion of those rights to all voluntary consensual conduct under the Ninth and Tenth Amendments; and the requirements of equal protection and due process under the Fourteenth Amendment.
We support the Constitutional restrictions on federal government powers enumerated in Article I, Section 8 as an absolute limit on all government functions and programs. We oppose the adoption of broad and vague powers under the guise of general welfare or interstate commerce.
We oppose all restrictions on the voluntary and honest exchange of value in a free market. We favor minimal, equitable, and fair taxation for the essential functions of government. We oppose all legislation that concedes Congressional power to any regulatory agency, executive department, or international body.
We support the Constitution as the supreme law of the land, the republican form of government it requires, and the right of all citizens to fair and equitable representation.
We believe these are also the proper positions of the Republican Party.