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First Principles: There Is But One Straight Course and That Is To Seek Truth and Pursue It Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” -George Washington (1795)    

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First Principles: An Elective Despotism Is Not the Government Our Revolution Was Fought For

“An elective despotism was not the government we fought for.” – James Madison (1788)    

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First Principles: Die Or Be Free

“Nevertheless, to the persecution and tyranny of his cruel ministry we will not tamely submit — appealing to Heaven for the justice of our cause, we determine to die or be free.”  –  Joseph Warren, American account of the Battle … Continue reading

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