Tag Archive | loss of liberty
If there is no authority higher than the State, then the State effectively becomes the arbiter of all that is just and right. The danger of this autonomous humanistic State is that it will not be restrained from exercising despotic and tyrannical power over its citizenry because it has become accountable to no one but itself. Recognizing no divine limit to its function, it becomes the arbiter of morals as well as policies.
The fact that the TTP (Trans-pacific partnership) t is so secret that its contents cannot be revealed to the American people for 4 years after it has passed is an affront to the democratic process and the liberties of the people. It is the greatest power grab by the government, over and against the people, since the founding of the Republic.