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On Becoming A World Power

American history continues as the United States advanced post Civil War into the early 1900s, our strength grew and with it wisely or unwisely we expanded our foreign policy out into the world with all its challenges good and bad. … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Cannot Be Too Careful In Excluding Foreign Influence In Our Republic

“Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.” – Alexander Hamilton (1793)        

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First Principles: Those Decrying Christianity…Are Undermining the Solid Foundation of Morals, the Best Security For the Duration of Free Governments

“Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, … Continue reading

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An Expectancy of Government

A continuing look at American history: An Expectancy of Government by Michael Doyle Approaches as it had been in hesitancy No gave the Constitution great expectancy As a blue print for what had been built To house a people in … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Constitution’s Purpose Is To Protect Rights, Not Popular Sovereignty

“Conservatives continue to use the word ‘democracy’ when discussing American politics. They need to reclaim the term ‘republic’ and continue to discuss unalienable rights, namely, property rights. The Constitution’s purpose is to protect rights, not popular sovereignty.” –  Will Ricciardella … Continue reading

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In Memory of Presidents Day

Although I truly believe there should be a separate Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays celebrated in the US, I get that I’ve been outvoted… soooo….. In memory of our fine presidents that we have had throughout our country’s history:   Long … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Republic Is Defined As A Government of Laws, and Not of Men

“They define a republic to be a government of laws, and not of men.” – John Adams (1775) Not a democracy, a republic.   How have so many lost their way on this one, both sides of the majoritarian aisle. … Continue reading

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First Principles: Christianity Was the Religion of the Founders of the Republic and They Expected It To Remain the Religion of Their Descendants

“Had the people, during the Revolution, had a suspicion of any attempt to war against Christianity, that Revolution would have been strangled in its cradle… In this age, there can be no substitute for Christianity… That was the religion of … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Human Society Has Ever Been Able To Maintain Both Order and Freedom Apart From the Moral Precepts of the Christianity

“No human society has even been able to maintain both order and freedom, both cohesiveness and liberty apart from the moral precepts of the Christian religion…Should our republic ever forget this fundamental precept of governance this great experiment will then … Continue reading

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