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First Principles: The Future Success of America Is In the Laws of God On Which Our Constitution Is Founded

“The future and success of America is not in this Constitution, but in the laws of God upon which this Constitution is founded.” – James Madison    

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First Principles: May We Never Sacrifice Our Liberties

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” – Alexander Hamilton (1790) Wouldn’t it be great if the Democrats would remember this?    

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Happy Canada Day!!

To my neighbors to the North and the one always on my mind and in my heart!  Happy Canada Day!! So, what exactly is Canada Day about? I’m very glad you asked.   Formerly known as Dominion Day, Canada Day … Continue reading

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First Principles: Power In Our Republic Is To Be Bound By the Chains of the Constitution

“In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” – Thomas Jefferson (1798)    

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First Principles: Our Constitution Was Made For A Moral and Religious People and Is Inadequate To Govern Otherwise

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Government Has The Power to Contend With Human Passions Unbridled By Morality and Religion

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion… Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Constitutions For Free Persons Should Aim At Common Advantage of the Community

“Constitutions which aim at the common advantage are correct and just without qualification, whereas those which aim only at the advantage of the rulers are deviant and unjust, because they involve despotic rule, which is inappropriate for a community of … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Sacred Respect for Constitutional Law Is the Vital Principle Sustaining Our Republic’s Security

“If it be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws — the first growing out of the last… … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Constitution Is An Instrument For The People To Restrain the Government

“[Our Constitution] is an instrument for the people to restrain the government.” – Patrick Henry      

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First Principles: Disarming the People Is the Most Effective Means of Enslaving Them

“Forty years ago, when the resolution of enslaving America was formed in Great Britain, the British Parliament was advised by an artful man, who was governor of Pennsylvania, to disarm the people; that it was the best and most effectual … Continue reading

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