Tag Archives: Founding Fathers

A Federation Begins

In the formation of the American Constitution, the world’s political  republican theory took a leap into reality despite some downsides. A Federation Begins by Michael Doyle The extending of institutionalized slavery Remains a bleak mark in American history Kicking the … 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: The General Principles Behind the Founding of Our Republic Are Christian Principles

“The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity. I will avow that I then believed, and now believe, that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and … Continue reading

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The Squishy Sound of Democracy

The suppression of free speech is a leading indicator of fascism not freedom and certainly not the small r republican values our Founding Fathers advocated in their classical liberalism.  I for one refuse to bend to tyranny from any camp… … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Founders of the United States Believed Our Leaders Would Always Be Honest and Honorable

“The drafters of the Constitution had made on simple but far reaching error.  They’d assumed the people selected by the People to manage the nation would be as honest and honorable as they’d been.  One could almost hear the “Oops!” … Continue reading

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First Principles: A House Divided Will Not Long Stand

“Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.” – John Dickinson, in The Liberty Song (1768) America needs to take heed of these words and soon.    The Left seems bent to destroying … Continue reading

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Happy Constitution Day!!

Constitution Day or Citizenship Day is a federal observance normally observed on September 17th.  On that day in 1787, the delegates at the Constitution Convention signed the Constitution in Philadelphia!!  When the 17th falls on a weekend, the observance is … 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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First Principles: Better Too Much Liberty Than Too Little

“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.” — Thomas Jefferson (Letter to Archibald Stuart – 1791)

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First Principles: Bad Men Cannot Be Good Citizens

“Bad men cannot make good citizens. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience are incompatible with freedom.” – Patrick Henry Those who say that what a person does in private does not concern the public square might want … Continue reading

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