Monthly Archives: August 2020

Be Careful What You Wish For

On September 17, 1789 thirty nine people placed their signatures on a document that would lead to the establishment of our system of government once it was ratified. There were more people who, at one point or another, attended the … Continue reading

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Your Precious Constitution

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” ~James Madison~ (Letter to W.T. Barry, August 4, 1822) I can’t recall when I first heard … Continue reading

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The Damage Is Done

I am not a legal scholar and I have no experience drafting legal briefs; I am however an ardent student of American history; beginning in 1765 when the Stamp Act was written and culminating with the ratification of our Bill … Continue reading

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Are Patriots An Endangered Species?

“A patriot is one who loves his country all of the time, and his government when it deserves it.” ~Mark Twain~ From personal experience I can tell you that one of the hardest things to do is to detach one’s … Continue reading

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Where’s The Spirit Of Liberty When We Need It?

I once read an article about the exponential advances in technology; how quickly new and improved devices come out. For those of you who don’t understand what exponential means, let’s say it takes you 10 years to invent something that … Continue reading

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I Was Wrong (Overcoming My Own Emotions)

I have always said that people should be willing to admit that they were wrong, especially when the facts prove that to be the case; well, I was wrong and I’m admitting it publicly. A couple days ago, maybe even … Continue reading

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Too Afraid to Be Free

Did you know that life is a terminal condition; as the Canadian rock band RUSH once sang, “We’re only immortal for a limited time.” (Dreamline, 1991) Nobody knows when they are going to die; only God knows that. You could … Continue reading

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