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In a televised conversation, Michael Winther, President of Institute for Principle Studies and Dr. Keli’i Akina discuss the Constitution of the United States and how it is under siege from many quarters. Opening with a dialogue on why the Declaration of Independence is crucial to the proper interpretation of the Constitution, Winther and Akina stress the fact that the Constitution does not hold the national government as the highest authority in the land.  Moreover the idea of a national government more powerful than and unaccountable to the states is alien to the intentions of the framers of the Constitution.  Of special concern is the current growing power of the executive branch as a violation of the Constitutional principle of the separation of powers between three branches of government.  For an informative and insightful understanding of the Constitution, watch the entire conversation below: