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BOOKS BY ATTORNEY DAVID J. SHESTOKAS

A message from David Shestokas on the crucial relationship between the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution BOOKS BY ATTORNEY DAVID J. SHESTOKAS  Constitutional Sound Bites explains America’s Founding documents in a format that is familiar to 21st century readers.  This is accomplished in a simple, unbiased, easy-to-read presentation that takes into account the “sound […]

Constitutional Authority: Theory vs Contemporary Application

Our Three co-equal branches of the Federal Government, they all have specific functions that they are to perform and they all have different levels and applications of authority.  Our founding fathers were very meticulous in constructing our supreme law, otherwise know as the US Constitution.  This founding document lays out enumerated power to each of […]

US Census 2020 and the current Deep State sponsored invasion.

  A federal judge just ruled that the 2020 census may not add a question regarding citizenship. Our judicial system has been hijacked by social justice warriors, old and young, that are using the judicial independence that is referenced in Federalist #78, as an excuse to legislate and deliver wins to the SJW community. This […]

The Media is Lying to You About the 14th Amendment

  Enough with the twisting of the 14th Amendment. We are going to break this down right now to clear things up. The 14th amendment was an amendment that had a very specific purpose and it was necessary after the Civil War as the nation was in the midst of reconstruction.   Before the 14th amendment, an […]

Unconstitutional Federal Overreach

In the last 100 years, we have seen the federal government go from a constitutional republic, to a bureaucratic nightmare. What we once recognized as constitutional authority, or authority that has been enumerated to one of the three branches of government to provide the checks and balances that make up the very foundation of America […]

Ninth Circuit: Second Amendment Protects Right to Open Carry in Public

On July 24, 2018 a three judge panel of the normally liberal United States Ninth Circuit Appeals affirmed that the Second Amendment protects a personal right to openly carry a firearm in public. The County of Hawaii’s Chief of Police had twice denied George K. Young’s application to carry a handgun because he failed to […]

The Constitution, Art. I Section 1: All Legislative Power Granted to the Congress

All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. This is the first sentence of the Constitution.  It appears quite simple.  The power to enact laws about the subjects listed in the Constitution is granted to the Congress, and the […]

The 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, Part II

When reflecting on the first ten amendments to the American Constitution, or the Bill of Rights, focus is often on the great freedoms of religion, speech, press and the right to bear arms.  The Bill of Rights became 225 years old on December 15, 2016. With that in mind, it is worth a moment to […]

The 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, Part I

December 15, 2016 was the 225th anniversary of one of the great achievements in the history of mankind: affirmation of the inalienable rights of man and specific limits on the power of government to interfere with the rights we are all born with under the laws of nature and nature’s God. These rights were affirmed […]

Constitutional Sound Bites for the Ear and On the Air

Different people learn in different ways.  Many like to listen or watch video rather than simply read.  This page features constitutional concepts for the ear, and interviews with constitutional stories and the background of the books Constitutional Sound Bites and Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales.  Both the English edition and the Spanish edition in print and as Kindle eBooks  are […]