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First Principles: The Distinguished Character of Patriot Is Made More Glorious By Being A Christian

‘To the distinguished Character of Patriot, it should be our highest Glory to add the more distinguished Character of Christian.’” – George Washington      

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First Principles: Heavy Taxation Reduces Consumption Which In Turn Reduces Revenue

“If duties are too high, they lessen the consumption; the collection is eluded; and the product to the treasury is not so great as when they are confined within proper and moderate bounds. This forms a complete barrier against any … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Be An American Is To Have A Just Sense of Patriotism

“The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.” – George Washington      

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First Principles: To Vote Is A Solemn Trust Accountable To God and Country

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Vote Is To Execute One of the Most Solemn Trusts In Society

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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First Principles: Each Person Is Protected In the Right To Worship Per the Dictates of Their Conscience

“[E]very man, conducting himself as a good citizen, and being accountable to God alone for his religious opinions, ought to be protected in worshipping the Deity according to the dictates of his own conscience.” – George Washington, letter to the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right To Vote Is A Solemn Duty To God and Country

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right to Vote Is A Solemn Trust

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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First Principles: Action Plan – Engagement

After considerable thought and watching how  American principles are again and again being usurped by those who do not have any greater right to a voice in defining the future of America than we Americans who believe in the founding … Continue reading

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