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Welfare Deadbeats Should Not Vote!

There is no constitutional right to vote.  Argue all you want, but it’s a simple fact.  To understand this, we need to set aside everything we were taught in public schools using a curriculum that is put in place by the unconstitutional Department of Education.  1,067 more words

Constitution

Fight for the Right

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” …

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Historical Events

The Importance of Reconstruction

Like many Americans, I have been reading and reflecting on the shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. I am deeply saddened by this tragic event, and I pray for healing not only at Mother Emanuel, Charleston, South Carolina, but I also pray for our nation to heal. 476 more words

Education

Is Voting Important To You?

Contributor, John Easterling
Senior, Scotland High School

The years old question that rambles the mind of many young people is voting important to you? In 2008 America saw the highest recorded record of… 481 more words

News

“Civil Death”: Florida’s Criminal Disenfranchisement

The Honorable Rick Scott

Tallahassee, Florida

Dear Governor Scott:

Belated congratulations on your reelection in November. I don’t write to every governor, but as a non-resident, property-tax-payer who spends about half the year in the Sunshine State (summers too – I’m not just a snowbird!), I feel our connection. 1,074 more words

U.S. Constitution

Presidential Trivia - Ulyses S. Grant

Think you know a lot about the President of the United States?  Let us dig down into the dustbin of history and see what we can find. 619 more words

History

Black History 365: March 30

Today is March 30. This is what happened on this day…

1870: the 15th Amendment, granting African-American men the right to vote, is formally adopted into the U.S. 102 more words

Culture