Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Fatal Flaw

Prior to the summer of 1787 the government of these States united was a joke. It lacked any real authority to enforce the laws it passed and the States went about their business disregarding their responsibility to provide revenue to … Continue reading

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Liberals, Conservatives, & The Origin and Evolution of Political Parties

How many of you, (and be honest), when you go to vote know little to nothing about the candidates you are casting your vote for? How many of you just look to see if there is an R or a … Continue reading

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What Else Can I Say (To A People Who Don’t Care)

Moments after being sworn in as the first president of these States United under the new Constitution, George Washington stated, “The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the republican model of government, are justly considered … Continue reading

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You Don’t Want To Be Labeled A Hypocrite, Do You? (My Thoughts on the protests against American Sniper)

Although I cannot find anything on their website either confirming or denying it, I have been reading that the Coalition To Stop Gun Violence is up in arms over the film American Sniper, the Chris Kyle story. From what I’ve … Continue reading

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We Are Not Your Enemy

The First Amendment protects, among other things, the freedom of speech. It does not demand that you speak, it only protects your right to do so. It does not require that you obtain a permit to speak nor does it … Continue reading

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Am I A Freak of Nature?

I know that I am not alone in feeling the way I do about my country. Unlike magnets where opposites attract, human beings tend to gravitate towards those who share similar beliefs. While it is true that there is strength … Continue reading

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The Civil War Pt. 5

Part 8: Wars End & Reconstruction From the onset of the Civil War the major battles fought were primarily won by the Confederates, with a few scattered wins for the Union. The momentum was in favor of the South until … Continue reading

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The Civil War Pt. 4

Part 6: Of War and Devastation Although I have primarily been focusing most of my attention upon Abraham Lincoln, he was not alone in the events which led up to the Civil War, his predecessors had played their parts too, … Continue reading

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The Civil War Pt. 3

Part 5: The Issue of Secession South Carolina had tolerated, what they considered to be, a bullying government which kept meddling with their states rights, so their state legislature passed a resolution which stated, “The people of the State of … Continue reading

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