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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God

“What students would learn in American schools above all is the religion of Jesus Christ.  It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and … Continue reading

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Commit Freedom To Memory

Yesterday, December 15, 2019, was Bill of Rights Day!  I was semi-astonished when I didn’t find anyone making reference to this.   I was busily recovering from a long walk without a coat taken on Saturday.   By the way, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let No One Pretend American Patriotism Who Would Attempt To Remove Christianity From Politics

“Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.” – George Washington      

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Thought For the Day: Individualism, Love of Enterprise and Pride In Personal Freedom Are the Hallmarks of Americanism

“Individualism, the love of enterprise, and the pride in personal freedom, have been deemed by Americans not only as their choicest, but their peculiar and exclusive possessions.” – James Bryce (1838-1922)    

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First Principles: An Immigrant Coming In Good Faith To Become An Assimilated American Should Be Treated Equally With All Others

“In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Supreme Being Rules Mankind’s Affairs Whose Goodness and Mercy Follow the American People

“I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek … Continue reading

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First Principles: Sad Will Be the Day When Americans Forget Their Traditions and Their History

“Sad will be the day when the American people forget their traditions and their history, and so longer remember that the country they love, the institutions they cherish, and the freedom they hope to preserve, were born from the throes … Continue reading

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American Dream

In this day and age, so many tear at the foundations of America.  They do so with an almost willful ignorance of what came before and what’s happened since.  There is an insistence that perfection be from the beginning when … Continue reading

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To Live and Die American

Flickr has broken my Flickr account.  Not sure what I will do for photographs now or if I’ll ever be able to retrieve them.  Meanwhile as I wait for their next response on the destruction they’ve done, I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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Chinook of the North

My apologies for falling asleep before writing the poem for yesterday’s challenge.    The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 10 is to write a poem that references a local weather term.  After some thought and discussion, I have chose a type … Continue reading

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