There can be no question where America stands now. It stands on the precipice of something altogether different from what it once claimed to be: a republic.
The American colonists proved their patience with King George III. He proved their patience could run out. It was approximately 12 years between the first act issued by his Highness across the Atlantic and the first shots fired across Lexington and Concord.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) filed a federal lawsuit (pdf) on Dec. 27 against Vice President Mike Pence in order to give Pence exclusive authority over the electoral votes that will be counted on Jan. 6.
My greatest worry regarding the retention of our Constitution isn’t the federal government getting too big, though it is massive and continues to expand.
Over the course of history, and more emphatically, recent history, nations, in particular democracies, swing on the pendulum between idealism and realism.