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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. … Continue reading

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First Principles: Equal Laws For Equal Rights Are the Best Guarantee of Loyalty and Love of Country

“Equal laws protecting equal rights; the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.” – James Madison (1820)    

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Thought For the Day: A Christian’s First Duty Is To God and As A Matter of Course To Carry This Belief To the Polls To Vote Accordingly

“A Christian’s first duty is to God. It then follows, as a matter of course, that it is his duty to carry his Christian code to the polls and vote them… If Christians should vote their duty to God at … Continue reading

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First Principles: America Flourishes Due To Our Commitment To Good Character and Dedication to Liberty and Justice For All

“Our Founding Fathers understood that our country would survive and flourish if our Nation was committed to good character and an unyielding dedication to liberty and justice for all.” – George W. Bush      

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First Principles: A President of the United States Should Be Mindful That He Serves His Party Best Who Serves His Country Best

“The President of the United States should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves his country best.” – Rutherford B. Hayes    

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First Principles: Weep For Liberty When You See Corruption Imputed To Many Member of the House of Representatives

“I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be A Mortal Enemy To Arbitrary Government and Unlimited Power

“I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power. I am naturally very jealous for the rights and liberties of my country, and the least encroachment of those invaluable privileges is apt to make my blood boil.” – Benjamin … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Liberties of Our Nation Are Secured By the Conviction These Are the Gift of God

“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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Spoons Full of Memories

A good man was laid to rest today, as good a man as men are these days.  I offer this attempt of a poem to honor his memory in a final salute of sorts.  Master Sargent Charles Oliver Brooks, boss, … Continue reading

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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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