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Elect federal judges? Oh, please!

Many of those on the right are quite fond of criticizing “unelected federal judges” who issue rulings that go against their world view.

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What is Happening to the Soul of Our Nation?

I am fed up with “Social Liberals”, whether they consider themselves “Fiscal Conservatives”, “l”ibertarians or full-blown Liberals, telling me that their irresponsibility is actually nobility. And, that their amorality is actually “True Conservatism”. 1,113 more words

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The Roots of Sexism; Our Founding Fathers

“Every man that is really a man is a master of his own family.”-Benjamin Franklin

I found myself reading up on some interesting facts about the founding fathers of the United States this morning.

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4 Quotes By & About George Washington In “Humility”

I thoroughly enjoyed Dr. David Bobb’s book Humility (you can read my full book review by clicking here). The book was partially a challenge for us to cultivate this virtue in our individual lives and in the fabric of our nation. 219 more words

Government is Instituted for the Common Good

“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.” 7 more words

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Moderation in Principle is a Species of Vice...

“Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle, is a species of vice.” — Thomas Paine, Letter Addressed to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation, 1792

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Perverting the Plain Meaning of Words...

“How strangely will the tools of a tyrant pervert the plain meaning of words!” — Samuel Adams, to John Pitts, 1776

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