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The inauguration is about America, not Donald Trump

“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its saltiness, how will it become salty again? It’s good for nothing except to be thrown away and trampled under people’s feet.

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Life

J. Gresham Machen's Testimony before the House & Senate Committees on the Proposed Department of Education in 1926

Testimony before the House & Senate Committees on the Proposed Department of Education (1926)

J. Gresham Machen (1881-1937)

This testimony was originally published at reformed.org… 8,016 more words

Politics

Student jailed for passing out Constitutions because it might threaten ‘rural farm’ students | Greg Piper - The College Fix

Them city slickers might teach you ’bout free speech

Learning about the blueprint for the American experiment is apparently a threat to college students who don’t grow up in the city. 102 more words

Social Engineering

Understanding the Constitution of the United States: Article 1 Section 9-10 Limiting the Powers of Congress and the Individual States

These final two sections limit both the powers of the congress in passing laws as well as the powers of individual states as they construct their state constitution and legal systems. 408 more words

Healing The Broken Republic

The First Amendment -- Your Protection from Government

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. 1,050 more words

Government

Stop hating on the media, y'all

Kids, today’s lesson focuses on the First Amendment.

You know, those pesky 45 words tacked on to the end of the U.S. Constitution that provide protection for citizens to worship whomever or whatever, as they see fit and to speak as they wish; and for the press to publish what it deems fit; and for folks to have public meetings and rallies; and for all of us to tell government officials what we think they’re doing wrong (if you remember your U.S. 956 more words

The Proverbial Preamble

Have you ever thought about a Preamble?

While doing some studies through the book of Proverbs that will cover the next 31 days (duh, there’s 31 chapters!), and looking through various commentaries I have available, the word… 836 more words

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