Letter from the Publisher

What America needs most

By Guy Page

Today, after many hours spent writing, editing and publishing the news, I pushed back from my desk, leaned back in my chair, and wondered how America will survive. 

Some days I wonder if the free, prosperous country I once arrogantly took for granted will survive in more than name only. True, America is not just about government. Neither can we survive without it. Here’s what I believe must happen.

Protect U.S. sovereignty among the nations of the world. National debt unattended and ignored could someday force us to grovel in poverty before another country or bloc of countries. “The debtor is the slave of the lender.” 

Protect individual rights. Courts, legislatures and executive governments must diligently protect citizen freedoms recognized in the Bill of Rights. 

Hold government accountable. From the local school superintendent to the behemoth federal bureaucracy, the executive branch must understand that elected citizens are the boss. Subject always to the Constitution, local, state and federal authorities must be ruled by, not rule over, the selectboards, schoolboards, legislatures and Congress chosen by the voters. 

Said another way, America faces at least three existential threats: 

  • Loss of sovereignty due to national debt (and possibly other threats), 
  • Loss of individual freedoms of speech, religion, assembly, and the right to bear arms (and other protected rights), and 
  • Usurpation of government power by unelected, appointed officials and their benefactors. 

This job won’t be finished in a two-year election cycle. It will take decades of choosing short-term pain in the hope of longterm gain. On the other hand, it’s nothing new. It’s just practicing what we learned in junior high civics class. 

Thanks for reading this far.

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15 replies »

  1. Thank you Mr. Page. Many people agree with you but are afraid to say so.

  2. The constitution, the founding documents and the concept of liberty must be taught from the earliest age.

  3. Guy,
    This country will survive, but we better start real soon, as we need to flush out the inept politicians we currently have, they are currently running it into the ground we need to start following our Constitution, the way it was written, politicians are supposed to work for us, not for special interest groups, and that goes for both parties !!

    We are $33T in debt, and wide open borders with millions of illegals roaming the streets, and homeless living on every street corner, do they think they are doing a good job ???………… wake up people they don’t care about you or the country !!

  4. There are laws on the books that protect the government from its harmful actions or inactions. The courts are instructed to defer to the experts of the associated agencies for the final word on contentious issues. Given that the agencies are themselves now manipulated/infiltrated by corporate interests, this must also be addressed. This is all well documented in a recent post by Dr. Robert Malone,

  5. Until there are consequences for the ultimate “high crime” of violating the Constitution and Bill of Rights by politicians serving in office and failing to uphold their oath of office, nothing will change. Any politician that fails to uphold the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and disregards their oath should be removed and never again be allowed to hold public office.

    RON PAUL: “If we stuck to the Constitution as written, we would have: no federal meddling in our schools; no Federal Reserve; no U.S. membership in the UN; no gun control; and no foreign aid. We would have no welfare for big corporations. Or the “poor”; no American troops in 100 foreign countries; no NAFTA, GAT or” fast track”; no arrogant federal judges usurping states’ rights; no attacks on private property; no income tax. We would get rid of most agencies and most of the budget. The government would be small, frugal and limited”.

    Chris Salcedo: “A society’s worth is not measured by how much power is seized by its government but rather, how much power is reserved for its people”.

  6. I take solace in knowing the citizens of the USA are not alone in the fight for freedom, liberty and justice. We are the last line of defense due to our 2nd Amendment, which we must defend and retain at all costs. The shift is happening across the globe now – Germany, the African belt, the Netherlands, Latin America. They are standing up, fighting back and winning! Even the Swiss are coming out swinging against the globalist seat anchored in Geneva. There will be a giant cleansing and the beast system will be starved to it’s rightful, overdue death. Hold the line, do not comply with the lies, and we will take it all back from the criminals. Declared and decreed.

  7. Amen to Guy and all the other commenters above. You are all correct with valid points, concerns, and potential answers. I’m very grateful that I’m able to participate in great discussions with this group whenever the topic moves me. I’ve come to realize that, although we may be a minority, we are a significant one. There’s truly empowerment in numbers. Thanks, Guy.

  8. Amen. Thank you so much Guy. Perfect summation. I am so grateful for VDC and all those who contribute with writing, comments and support. I have learned so much from this incredible crew of caring, courageous, informed, compassionate warriors. Many many thanks.

  9. Ah yes will USA survive? For the 1st time in my lifetime I question…Will we?
    We are now energy dependent (looking and developing alternatives good but can’t do fast track as is now)
    Which caused all kinds of price increase in fuel heat and EVETYTHING we buy
    Caused inflation (no it wasn’t COVID) which no matter what pablum we are fed , is still going up or prices for everything we buy are …economy destroyed
    DANGER GRAVE at our southern border and northern (seems I remember a couple of the 9/11 creeps coming in the north end)
    Which creates another massive cost
    Foreign policy .. well one only needs to look at today to see the disaster with that PUTTING ALL OF US EMPLOYERS (yes may not seem but they do work for us …) inGRAVE DANGER
    Misuse of strategic oil reserves and hoping to replenish? This is COMPLETE INSANITY
    Reversing WORKING POLICIES 1st official day … not because they weren’t working … oh no, because you hated the guy who used them … AND LOOK HOW THAT HAS WORKED OUT?
    THE CHILDREN , the military, school systems,,,, oh and every single thing we count on has been put in a blender and put on grate….

    • Yes you can tell I’m upset for sure, VERY UPSET… I have grandsons of an age that a draft would suck into this “created” problem…. And scares the heck out of me
      And thank you guy for the truths, the reporting, the space to respond …

    • I don’t believe in scenarios of people at the top plotting control, so much as power structures held in place by intricate, ever shifting power.