The only reliable basis
for sound government and just human relations is Natural Law.
A free people cannot survive
under a republican constitution unless they remain virtuous and morally
The most promising method
of securing a virtuous and morally stable people is to elect virtuous leaders.
Without religion the government
of a free people cannot be maintained.
All things were created
by God, therefore upon Him all mankind are equally dependent, and to Him
they are equally responsible.
All men are created equal.
The proper role of government
is to protect equal rights, not provide equal things.
Men are endowed by their
Creator with certain unalienable rights.
To protect man's rights,
God has revealed certain principles of divine law.
The God-given right to
govern is vested in the sovereign authority of the whole people.
The majority of the people
may alter or abolish a government which has become tyrannical.
The United States of America
shall be a republic.
A constitution should be
structured to permanently protect the people from the human frailties of
Life and liberty are secure
only so long as the right of property is secure.
The highest level of prosperity
occurs when there is a free-market economy and a minimum of government
The government should be
separated into three branches - legislative, executive, and judicial.
A system of checks and
balances should be adopted to prevent the abuse of power.
The unalienable rights
of the people are most likely to be preserved if the principles of government
are set forth in a written constitution.
Only limited and carefully
defined powers should be delegated to government, all others being retained
in the people.
Efficiency and dispatch
require government to operate according to the will of the majority, but
constitutional provisions must be made to protect the rights of the minority.
Strong local self-government
is the keystone to preserving human freedom.
A free people should be
governed by law and not by the whims of men.
A free society cannot survive
as a republic without a broad program of general education.
A free people will not
survive unless they stay strong.
"Peace, commerce, and honest
friendship with all nations - entangling alliances with none."
The core unit which determines
the strength of any society is the family; therefore, the government should
foster and protect its integrity.
The burden of debt is as
destructive to freedom as subjugation by conquest.
The United States has a
manifest destiny to be an example and a blessing to the entire human race.