These founding documents are the bedrock of our Liberty and the Supreme Law of the Land. The sole purpose of government, as stated in the Declaration of Independence, is to secure our unalienable rights given us by our Creator. When Government grows beyond this scope, it is usurpation, and liberty is compromised.
Article 10 of The Bill of Rights states the following: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” The Constitution delegated few, enumerated powers to the Federal Government, reserving all remaining powers to the States.
Among “the essential principles of government” In his first inaugural address, Thomas Jefferson deemed the following: “…peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none.” Previously, George Washington in has farewell address, stated the following: “It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliance with any portion of the foreign policy"