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Where Has The Spirit of Resistance Gone?

April of 1775 is the day historians say that the American Revolution began, when the militiamen of Boston squared off against the Redcoats at Lexington and Concord when they attempted to confiscate their privately owned firearms. The leader of those … Continue reading

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Herein Lies the Problem

The other day a friend posted a graphic on Facebook showing the 4 types of people you will meet in your life. There are those who try to teach people that they are slaves; and the means to free them … Continue reading

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The Genius of Thomas Jefferson

As most of you know I am quickly approaching sixty years of age; June 28th to be exact. As someone who is soon to become an official senior citizen, I have seen 11 Presidents come and go. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Isn’t That What Patriots Do?

I find it rather hilarious that someone had the audacity to tell me I need to start writing on current events instead of repackaging the same old message over and over again. While I won’t deny I’ve been saying basically … Continue reading

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As The Old Saying Goes (You Can’t Argue With Stupid)

In the year 1615, Galileo Galilei wrote an essay entitled Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina in which he said, “I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect … Continue reading

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To Quote Yosemite Sam

When I was stationed in Spain in the 80’s I worked in a power plant; pulling 12 hour shifts. Unless there was maintenance going on the only thing to do was perform hourly checks on the generators and sit in … Continue reading

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Y’all Just Don’t Get It, Do You?

I’d be willing to bet that, at some point or another, almost every American has at least seen a few minutes of a NASCAR race. It doesn’t matter if you are a fan or if you just happened to see … Continue reading

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A Little Clarification

After I sent out yesterday’s article I was told that, overall it was good but that it became a bit confusing towards the end when I mentioned the 14th Amendment and how it made slaves of us all. So, being … Continue reading

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A Day of Infamy

On March 4, 1789 the legislative authority given to the Congress by the Articles of Confederation was transferred to the government established by the Constitution. The Congress under the Articles of Confederation did not create the government we had today, … Continue reading

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The Lost Skill of Critical Thinking

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking which makes what we read ours.” ~John Locke~ “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe~ It has … Continue reading

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