Defending the Constitution: In the Legislature

January 19, 2017

Defending the Constitution – Legislators Must Consider Abuse of Power

Legislators must be mindful of worse-case scenarios when considering legislation because the sinful nature of man creates opportunity for abuse of power.
December 6, 2016

Defending the Constitution – Private vs. Public Property

Anne Arundel County Councilman Michael Peroutka (District 5) challenges the public acquisition of private property because whenever private property disappears, man’s liberty is diminished. Man is placed completely at the mercy of the state. There is […]
July 25, 2016

Defending the Constitution – Good Stewardship Means Obeying the Constitution

Today, in our human attempts to look good in the eyes of the public or generate positive press, there is a temptation presented to every politician to perform certain civic duties rather than to truly […]
June 15, 2016

Defending the Constitution – Increased Spending Does Not Translate to Better Students

Pastor David Whitney makes a cogent case that an increase to school spending does not improve a student’s education performance.  Year after year school administrators and teacher unions advance the case for more of the […]
May 26, 2016

Defending the Constitution – Break Up the Public School Monopoly

Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly once said that “Our public school system is our country’s biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money.”   A 15-year old young lady, Miss Susanne […]
May 16, 2016

Defending the Constitution – Private Property: Agenda 21

Private property ownership is under attack in the United States.   It is part of a United Nations initiative – Agenda 21 – to take possession and/or control land in the United States and other […]
March 18, 2016

I Love Animals

Those who have pets should love them, provide for them, and care for their needs. Loving an animal is not wrong, as long as we love people more. The care we show an animal entrusted […]
January 4, 2016

Loyalty To An Oath

Every Member of the County Council begins each term of office by swearing an oath to obey and to support and to defend the Constitutions of the United States and the State that they live […]
December 10, 2015

Charity is Not a Duty or Role of Civil Government

During a recent Anne Arundel County Council meeting, Councilman MIchael Peroutka was the lead sponsor of Resolution 47-15 that gives notice to charities that it is the intent of Council to phase out funding for […]
November 30, 2015

The EPA is Unconstitutional

The Environmental Protection Agency is not an enumerated power found in the Constitution.   The power wielded by the EPA towards state and local governments is disproportionate to any authority granted by the Constitution. Therefore, […]