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First Principles: Resistance To Tyranny Is the Christian and Social Duty of Each Individual

“Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual. … Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us.” … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Small Business Owners Who Have the Most Stake In Our Country and Community and Are Its Best Citizens

“The more people who own little businesses of their own, the safer our country will be, and the better off its cities and towns; for the people who have a stake in their country and their community are its best … Continue reading

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First Principles: Resistance To Tyranny Is the Christian and Social Duty of Each Person

“Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual …Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us.”. – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Promote the Well Being of Your Community

“I have always, from my earliest youth, rejoiced in the felicity of my fellow-men; and have ever considered it as the indispensable able duty of every member of society to promote, as far as in him lies, the prosperity of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Seek To Friend A Righteous Government; Be An Enemy To Tyranny

“Some boast of being friends to government; I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny.”    John Hancock, in … Continue reading

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First Principles: Resist the Tyranny That Would Attempt To Take Inalienable Rights

“Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual…continue steadfast and with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us.”  – John … Continue reading

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First Principles: Resistance To Tyranny Is Everyone’s Duty

“Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual…Continue steadfast and , with a proper sense of dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which haven gave, an no man ought to take from us.” – John … Continue reading

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