Posts Tagged ‘ Founding Fathers ’

In the past, our future is found: Constitution Day 2017

September 17, 2017
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In the past, our future is found:  Constitution Day 2017

Twelve years after the “shot heard round the world” that sparked the American Revolution and independence from England, delegates from 12 states of the newly formed United States of America convened in Philadelphia to address the mounting growing pains of the young nation.  (Rhode Island was skeptical of the convention and refused to send delegates.)…

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Freedom: Our oh so fragile freedom

July 2, 2017
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Freedom:  Our oh so fragile freedom

On July 3rd, 1776 John Adams wrote a letter to his beloved Abigail and expressed with great fervor: “The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America….It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to…

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A Bill of Rights amidst dangerous times

December 18, 2016
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A Bill of Rights amidst dangerous times

“What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature” – James Madison. The quote is taken from Madison’s Federalist #51, published in 1788, where he discusses the importance of the separation of government powers to protect the rights of the individual and of the federal principles underpinning it. So strong was…

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America at 240: Will she make 250?

July 4, 2016
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America at 240:  Will she make 250?

240 years ago today, the phrases “When in the Course of human events…and…We hold these truths to be self-evident…” were ushered into the annals of human history when the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the final draft of “The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America”. With over a year passing since the…

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BLM has become the tyranny Founders overthrew

January 10, 2016
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BLM has become the tyranny Founders overthrew

If you were the President of a public relations firm hired to promote our Founding Father’s ideal of a small and limited federal government the absolute last person you would want as your public representative would be one Ammon Bundy. Bundy, one of father Cliven’s clan of 2014 Nevada standoff fame, decided last weekend it…

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Education belongs to the people, not Washington

April 12, 2015
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Education belongs to the people, not Washington

“I consider knowledge to be the soul of a republic, and as the weak and the wicked are generally in alliance, as much care should be taken to diminish the number of the former as of the latter. Education is the way to do this, and nothing should be left undone to afford all ranks…

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