- The United States was established for We The People
- To zealously protect Life, Liberty, and Property
- Amendment IX clearly identifies The People as the full and final authority
- Amendment X leaves authority with the sovereign states, yet still subject to The People
- Duties given to the federal union are numbered and limited
- A confederation of sovereign states created the federal Union
- Amendment XIV limits federal courts. They can NOT dampen the authority of the Sovereign States
- Federalist Papers #42 thru #47 clearly limit federal action
Texas is sovereign and has a voluntary association with the republic of The United States of America.
All federal statutes, rules, regulations, executive orders, and anything that has the effect of a federal law are subject to “adoption” by the Texas Legislature.
Adoption is either rejecting the federal law OR converting the federal law into a Texas statute.
There is NO compliance to federal stature(s), nor yielding to federal authority.
- All programs established by the State of Texas are still under the authority of The People.
- All social programs adopted by the State of Texas MUST be an available option for citizens and residents of Texas.
Each program MUST require an annual OPT-IN; inclusion cannot be assumed, nor required.
Citizens and residents will also have an option to opt-out at any time. An opt-out forfeits accrued benefits.
- State of Texas programs MUST actively serve Texas citizens and residents. Programs with less than one-half participation of all eligible citizens and residents should be terminated.
The order for closure to be issued by the Governor; no legislative action is required. Efforts to reinstitute a terminated program will require new Texas legislation.
- Each Texas statute MUST have a defined end date (a.k.a. a sunset) NOT to exceed 7 years. Impositions forced upon our citizens and residents MUST be debated regularly and openly.
- Federal laws will be reviewed on a last-passed-first-reviewed (LIFO) method.
All federal law older than 7 years will be vacated, no longer in force.
Texas review will be for federal laws passed in the last 7 years.
- The prior provisions, especially 4 and 5, require a Texas Legislature decision on the following programs:
- Compelled forfeiture of federal income taxes
- Compelled forfeiture of federal payroll deductions
- Compelled retirement savings, a.k.a. Social Security
- Compelled financing of healthcare for the elderly, a.k.a. Medicare
- Compelled financing of healthcare for the indigent, a.k.a. Medicaid
- Compelled purchase of healthcare insurance, per the
“Affordable” Care Act