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The Continuing Importance of Magna Carta to American Civil Liberties

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June 15th marked the 800 year anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Signed by King John in a meadow at Runnymede in an attempt to quell a rebellion amongst his barons, the charter was violated almost immediately. Not a single of the articles within it is in effect today. Nevertheless, this is perhaps the single most important historical ...

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American Exceptionalism; A loss Or An Opportunity

By Michael Lewinski  02/26/14 Economist, Richard Ebeling attributes American Exceptionalism to a set of principles emanating from the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. On the success of the American economy he noted , “The history of the United States from the time of its founding in the late 18th century up to the early decades of the 20th century ...

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A Constitution Made for the Prosperity of Liberty

By Michael Lewinski 02/09/14 When our country was formed, an extraordinary generation formulated a design for a society of moral people uniquely free to pursue their individual lives, unencumbered by the heavy hand of government. Recognizing our natural, God-given rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, the founding generation created a Constitution to protect and preserve liberty. This ...

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Media’s ‘Useful Idiots’

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“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress ...

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We Need Consensus, Not Compromise

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Consensus: • Majority of opinion: The consensus of the group was that they should meet twice a month. • General agreement or concord; harmony. Compromise: • A settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposing claims, principles, etc., by reciprocal modification of demands. Over and over, whenever there is a difference between these ...

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Article Five And The Liberty Amendments

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For approximately five years now, I have been suggesting that We, The People, who truly believe in Individual Liberty, and State Sovereignty, call for an Article V, Constitutional Convention, which gives us, in these 50 states, via our State Legislatures, and “independent of Congress,” a process for adding amendments to The United States Constitution. Sadly, whenever I, or anyone else, ...

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Was The Constitution Written To Restrain The Federal Government?

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In the past, from great men like Patrick Henry, to brilliant men, today, like Judge Andrew Napolitano, we’ve been told that The United States Constitution was written to keep The Federal Government off our backs… Patrick Henry: “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the ...

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America Our Way with Dustin Hoyt – July 10th

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When: Wednesday, July 10th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: America Our Way with Dustin Hoyt on Blog Talk Radio What: Dustin Hoyt takes on the biggest issues of the day, advocating for smaller government, liberty, common sense, and honest politicians. His insight and witty commentary provide entertaining and provoking angles on everything from fiscal policy to the most sensational statements. With a ...

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Colonel Terry Fobbs – A Conservative Soldier Warrior For America

Colonel Terry Fobbs has passed on to join the hundreds of thousands of America’s soldier warriors who have brought honor and integrity to America through war and peacetime service.  For many Americans the patriotic service of the citizen soldier has personally touched their lives and families as in many wars, like in Afghanistan, or in defense of America’s sovereign interests ...

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FOUNDING FATHERS HAUNT OBAMA

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Founding Fathers Know Best, by Ross Edward Puskar. Hugo House Publishers, 2012 vii + 283 pp., Amazon price $17.95 paperback; $9.95 Kindle. Have you ever wondered what America’s founding fathers would say to President Barack Obama? Imagine the rhetorical thunder that would ensue from that clash of philosophies. If you’ve been anxiously awaiting such a meeting then you’re in luck. ...

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Libya and Egypt; Mumbling, Bumbling and Stumbling

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The killing of Chris Stevens and three staffers in Benghazi, Libya was tragic.  Heartfelt condolences to their families and friends are perfectly in order.  However, compared to coverage by international news sources, the way coverage is being handled by the American news media is revealing. Iran’s Gooya News uses the headline: America’s ambassador to Libya killed in protest of anti-Islam ...

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Where Are America’s Heroes?

America faces attacks upon its economic well-being, its historic values, principles and traditions, the very moral fabric of its society and the supreme law of the land, the United States Constitution. The enemy attacks from within the American education system, in movies, on television, in newspapers, magazines and from within local, state and federal government. Where are the defenders of ...

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More Government or Less?

Following GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, the All Barrack Channel, commonly known as ABC, assumed the form of Amy Walter to administer a spoonful of “progressive” medicine intended to stop the American sugar for going down. http://news.yahoo.com/ideological-battle-voters-dont-want-100144850–abc-news-politics.html By calling Ryan’s budget plan synonymous with political polarization, then portraying Mitt Romney picking ...

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In God America Must Trust

Once upon a time, in what now seems like a far-distant land, a young President inspired America with the words: “Ask not, what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.” Today, despite the fact that their country is rapidly approaching $16 trillion in debt, there are millions of Americans wondering when they are ...

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obamacare: Tip of the Iceberg

Since the ruling by the United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 28, 2012, the big news in America has been how the obama administration, then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid misrepresented the legislation to Congress, the Senate and the public. It was consistently presented as a cost saving measure that would reduce ...

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