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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: All Tyranny Needs To Gain A Foothold Is For People of Good Conscience To Remain Silent

“We in America do not have government by the majority—we have government by the majority who participate…. All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” – Thomas Jefferson    

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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: Oppressors Can Only Tyrannize When They Achieve A Standing Army, An Enslaved Press and A Disarmed Populace

“Oppressors can tyrannize only when they achieve a standing army, an enslaved press, and a disarmed populace.” – James Madison      

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First Principles: Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have Perverted It To Tyranny

“Experience hath shewn, That Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have, In Time, and By Slow Operations, Perverted It To Tyranny.”  – Thomas Jefferson Still think Obama understood the Constitutional law he lectured on?   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Tyranny Exercised For the Good of Its Victims May Be the Most Oppressive

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive… To be ‘cured’ against one’s will and cured of states which we may not even regard as disease is to be put on … Continue reading

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First Principles: Sad Will Be the Day When Americans Forget Their Traditions and Their History

“Sad will be the day when the American people forget their traditions and their history, and so longer remember that the country they love, the institutions they cherish, and the freedom they hope to preserve, were born from the throes … Continue reading

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First Principles: Any Law That Violates the Inalienable Rights of Mankind Is No Law At All and Is Unjust and Tyrannical

“Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all.” – Maximilien Robespierre    

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Writing the Pages of History

Orwellian world we live in at times, isn’t it? Writing the Pages of History by Michael Romani Words come alive from my youth Whispers about the Ministry of Truth We have watched dystopia unfold And we cannot say we were … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty of Conscience In All Just Things Makes It Impossible That Government Will Degenerate Into Tyranny

“Of the liberty of conscience in matters of religious faith, of speech and of the press; of the trial by jury of the vicinage in civil and criminal cases; of the benefit of the writ of habeas corpus; of the … Continue reading

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