What is the North Texas Citizens Lobby about? Let’s explore the NTCL principles one at a time:
Principle one comes from what I consider to be the most important document in the history of our country, the Declaration of Independence. The main points are to define what the proper role of governments of free people are, and where their power originates.
Principle two applies to all branches and levels of government, from the United States President, down to the local dog catcher. Every level and every branch should operate with honesty and integrity, especially when dealing with public finances.
At the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, Benjamin Franklin was asked what type of government they created. His answer was, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” He knew the only chance of a system like this surviving would be the diligent involvement of individuals. This wisdom is the basis for principle number three.