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First Principles: I Wish From My Soul That the Legislature of This State Could See A Policy of A Gradual Abolition of Slavery

“I wish from my soul that the legislature of this State could see a policy of a gradual Abolition of Slavery.”  – George Washington Unlike the simplistic retelling of pieces of history that the 1619 Project managed to pull over … Continue reading

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In An Argument For Union

In  a further look at American history, let’s take a poetic look at the foundations of federating our republic: In An Argument For Union by Michael Doyle Each of these concerns had the attention Of our Founding Fathers with keen … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom Is More Often Abridged By Gradual and Silent Encroachments Than By Violent and Sudden Usurpations

“I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” – James Madison      

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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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Thought For the Day: Even Seemingly Hopeless Moral Acts Can Overtime Gain Political Significance

“Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.” – Vaclav Havel, writer, Czech Republic president (5 Oct 1936-2011)    

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