Was It Ratified? What Does It Mean?


The story of this “missing” Amendment is complex and at times confusing because the political issues and vocabulary of the American Revolution were different from our own. However, there are essentially two issues: What does the Amendment mean? and, Was the Amendment ratified? Before we consider the issue of ratification, we should first understand the Amendment’s meaning and consequent current relevance.



The Missing Amendment


In the winter of 1983, archival research expert David Dodge, and former Baltimore police investigator Tom Dunn, were searching for evidence of government corruption in public records stored in the Belfast Library on the coast of Maine. By chance, they discovered the library’s oldest authentic copy of the Constitution of the United States (printed in 1825). 



John McCain – 1936-2018

Twice-defeated presidential candidate, John McCain, has died at the age of 81. Reviled for his participation in propagating the universally discredited Steele dossier, McCain rose to political prominence on his image as a Vietnam POW hero. He inexplicably worked very hard to hide from the public stunning information about American prisoners in Vietnam who, unlike him, didn’t return home.


‘We’re Going to Dial Up Intensity’

Ahead of the 2018 election, Big Tech companies gathered for a secret meeting yesterday to discuss information control tactics. Representatives from a host of the biggest US tech companies, including Facebook and Twitter, held a private meeting Friday to share their tactics in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections.