On Monday, May 30th, 2011, Sarah Palin, who is doing a tour of historic American sites, visited the National Archives and called on the US to return to its founding principles, which are enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. Her PAC published this post of hers:
“On this tour, when I speak of “fundamentally restoring our country”, that means restoring it to the ideals found in our charters of liberty. What a great morning we just had seeing the collection of these founding documents at the National Archives!
Seeing America’s most historic documents is inspiring, and speaking with staff members who pour their hearts into educating visitors gives us great hope that our nation’s history will be accurately passed on to future generations. Many of the artifacts, recordings and documents on display at the National Archives are evidence of the patriotism and hard work poured into our foundation. These are nonpartisan, valuable historical tools we all need to see, read and absorb to learn the truth about our past, so we can move forward successfully.
Too often our leaders today behave as if our charters of liberty are outdated, flawed documents from a distant and irrelevant past. They treat our Declaration of Independence and our Constitution as if they aren’t much more than old pieces of parchment with pretty words that can be twisted or ignored when it’s convenient. But these can’t be ignored! They point the way forward, like a needed compass that can guide us through the heady times we face as a country. These documents unite us! We ARE one nation under God, and we’re indivisible if we follow the blueprints our Founders drew for us.
Amazing visit! Thank you, National Archives.
- Sarah Palin”
I agree with her 100%. The reason why America is in deep trouble right now is exactly because politicians have hijacked it and turned it away from its founding principles. The only solution is to recommit and restore America to its founding principles, which will entail, inter alia, the abolition of all unconstitutional federal agencies, programs, laws, and policies.
The Founding Fathers of the United States were WISE MEN. They established the right rules for the country. They gave it the right Constitution. America was prosperous for as long as it obeyed the laws they established. America’s real problems started when politicians began to repeatedly violate the America’s founding principles.
The Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution are meritorically right, morally right, and elegantly written documents. They provide for the right legal principles.
It’s time to restore America to its founding principles and to strictly enforce the US Constitution.