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First Principles: Laws Are Made For Men of Ordinary Understanding and Should Be Construed By Ordinary Rules of Common Sense

“Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Crueler Tyranny Than That Which Is Perpetuated Under the Shield of Law and In the Name of Justice

“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.” – Baron de Montesquieu      

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First Principles: Those Born In Other Countries Have the Right To Join American Society As Long As They Conform To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” – Thomas … Continue reading

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First Principles: Laws Made By Our Representatives Should Not Be So Voluminous That They Cannot Be Read Or So Incoherent As To Not Be Understood

“It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.” – James … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Moral Principles and Precepts Contained In the Scripture Ought To Form the Basis of All Our Civil Constitutions and Laws

“The moral principles and precepts contained in the Scripture ought to form the basis of all our civil constitutions and laws.” – Noah Webster      

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First Principles: Our Laws and Our Institutions Are Based On and Embody Christian Teachings

“Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of The Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise; and in this sense and to this extent our civilization and our institutions … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The More You Practice Thankfulness, the More You Have To Be Thankful For

“A basic law: the more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.” – Norman Vincent Peale    

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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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First Principles: Neither the Wisest Constitution Nor the Wisest Laws Will Secure the Liberty and Happiness of A People Whose Manners Are Universally Corrupt

“Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” – Samuel Adams (1749)    

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In Defense of Human Reason

Too many people have forgotten the processes of empirical observation and its accompanying reasoning as the basis for real science.  This insistence of substituting in dogma and speculation in the name of a hijacked science and failure to adhere to … Continue reading

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