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First Principles: Rebellion To Tyrants Is Obedience To God

“Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.” – Benjamin Franklin      

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First Principles: Mankind Must Be Governed By God Or They Will Be Ruled By Tyrants

“Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.” – William Penn    

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First Principles: Of Those Who Have Overturned Republican Liberty, Most Have Begun By Courting the People and Ending Tyrants

“Of those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun their career by paying an obsequious court to the people, commencing demagogues and ending tyrants.” – Alexander Hamilton (1787)      

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First Principles: There Must Never Be A Separation of Religious Values From the Lives of Public Servants

“We need to remember that the separation of church and state must never mean the separation of religious values from the lives of public servants. . . If we who serve free men today are to differ from the tyrants … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is When the People Forget God That Tyrants Forge Their Chains

“Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom. No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Argument of Tyrants Is the Necessity Behind Infringing Human Freedom

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” – William Pitt, British prime minister (28 May 1759-1806)    

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All To Worship God In the Manner Most Agreeable To That Person’s Conscience

“It is the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe. And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Resistance To Tyrants Is Obedience To God

“Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.”  -Thomas Jefferson    

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Thought For the Day: Necessity Is the Defense For Every Infringement of Freedom

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” – William Pitt, British prime minister (28 May 1759-1806)    

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