5 Constitutional points to consider even locally…

Here are five Constitutional points to consider when approaching this local election season: 1.  “No capitation, or other direct, Tax shall be laid…” (Art. 1, Sec. 9, US Constitution) Did you know that a Property Tax is a Direct Tax? Although this clause is a particular restriction on the federal government and not on the […]

To the People of Orem: Please Fight the “CARE” Tax Renewal!; Correct a rejection of True Republicanism

The “Cultural Art and Recreation Enrichment” Tax is up for renewal and is on the November Ballot. Otherwise known as the CARE Tax, it is a 1/10 of 1% local sales tax that was approved by a majority of voters back in November 2005. This tax money is allocated by city council vote in the […]

Hope you all have a happy Constitution Day and Week!

For those who don’t know, September 17th is Constitution Day. In fact, September 17-23 is Constitution Week. I hope everyone takes some time this week to read, study, and ponder the Constitution. Remember, the principles of the Declaration of Independence correctly answers the questions of “what” and “why” as far as good government is concerned. […]