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First Principles: This I Hope Will Be the Age of Experiments In Government, and That Their Basis Will Be Founded In Principles of Honesty, Not of Mere Force

“This I hope will be the age of experiments in government, and that their basis will be founded in principles of honesty, not of mere force.” – Thomas Jefferson (1796)

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First Principles: I Tremble For My Country When I Reflect That God Is Just; That His Justice Cannot Sleep Forever

“And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God? That they are not to be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Proposes No Adequate Substitute For the Motive of Enlightened Selfishness That Today Is the Basis of Human Labor and Effort

“Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.” – William Howard Taft (1857-1930)

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We are not just flesh, bone and blood, we are human beings with souls. Our republic was formed on the basis that freedom is not a gift from government but that freedom is a gift from God!

“We are not just flesh, bone and blood, we are human beings with souls. Our republic was formed on the basis that freedom is not a gift from government but that freedom is a gift from God!” – President Donald … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Way To Stop Discrimination On the Basis of Race Is To Stop Discriminating On the Basis of Race

“The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.” – USSC Chief Justice John Roberts   It’s truly that simple. .. Hear that Black Lives Matter?  Stop discriminating on the … Continue reading

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Sustaining Liberty

In this election year and in the midst of the pandemic, it makes at least me want to review those things that America is supposed to stand for as our moral compass. Sustaining Liberty by Michael Doyle Inherent as sisters … Continue reading

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First Principles: The True and Only Basis of Representative Government Is Equality of Rights

“The true and only basis of representative government is equality of rights. Every man has a right to one vote, and no more in the choice of representatives.” – Thomas Paine, in Dissertation on First Principles of Government (1795)   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Envy Is Not the Basis of Sound Economic Policy

“Envy is not the basis of sound economic policy.” – Robin Smith      

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Proposes No Adequate Substitute For the Motive of Enlightened Selfishness Which Is the Basis of All Labor, Effort, Enterprise and Activity

“Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.” – William Howard Taft (1857-1930)      

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