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First Principles: It was Intended To Lace Them Up Straightly Within Enumerated Powers and Those Without Which, As Means, These Powers Could Not Be Carried Into Effect

“They are not to do anything they please to provide for the general welfare, but only to lay taxes for that purpose. To consider the latter phrase not as describing the purpose of the first, but as giving a distinct … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If More Politicians In This Country Were Thinking About the Next Generation Instead of the Next Election, It Might Be Better For the United States and the World

“If more politicians in this country were thinking about the next generation instead of the next election, it might be better for the United States and the world.” – Claude Pepper, senator and representative (8 Sep 1900-1989)

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Constitution of the United States Is To Receive A Reasonable Interpretation of Its Language, and Its Powers

“The constitution of the United States is to receive a reasonable interpretation of its language, and its powers, keeping in view the objects and purposes, for which those powers were conferred. By a reasonable interpretation, we mean, that in case … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Special Note To the RNC: Now’s A Good Time To Open Up Mobile Voter Registration Sites – At Gasoline Stations

“Special note to the RNC: Now’s a good time to open up mobile voter registration sites — at gasoline stations!” – Gary Bauer

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Thought For the Day: Science Is More Than A Body of Knowledge; It is a Way of Thinking…When the People Have Lost the Ability to Knowledgably Question Those In Authority….

“Science is more than a body of knowledge; it is a way of thinking. I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time — when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly … Continue reading

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First Principles: If We Desire To Avoid Insult, We Must Be Able To Repel It

“There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In the United States There Is No Phenomenon More Threatening To Popular Government Than the Unwillingness of Newspapers To Give the Facts To Their Readers

“In the United States there is no phenomenon more threatening to popular government than the unwillingness of newspapers to give the facts to their readers.” – Nelson Antrim Crawford (1888-1963)

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First Principles: I Consider the Foundation of the Constitution As Laid On This Ground That ‘All Powers Not Delegated To the United States, By the Constitution, Nor Prohibited By It To the States, Are Reserved To the States Or To the People

“I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground that ‘all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states or to the people.’ … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will … Continue reading

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