This page will be used to educate and dispel false narratives about the United States Constitution.
The Truth Quest Podcast Episode #3 – The Truth About the Constitution – Where in the Constitution?
If you read the Constitution looking for a list of things the federal government CANNOT do, you are reading it wrong. The Constitution enumerates a few and defined number of things that the federal government CAN do. Everything else is left to the states.
- Constitution 101: The Meaning & History of the Constitution – Hillsdale College 10-Part Video Seminar
- Heritage Foundation Guide to the Constitution
- Grover Cleveland’s Veto Message – I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution, and I do not believe that the power and duty of the General Government ought to be extended to the relief of individual suffering which is in no manner properly related to the public service or benefit. . . the lesson should be constantly enforced that though the people support the Government the Government should not support the people.
- Treating the Constitution Like Silly Putty – The Tenth Amendment Center
- Tench Coxe was a prominent advocate for ratification. He later served as Secretary of the Treasury. In 1788, he wrote three essays published in the Pennsylvania Gazette. This MichaelMaharrey.com article outlines Coxe’s arguments of the limited nature of the federal government under the proposed Constitution.