Tag: "Founding Fathers"

Manic Monday -- Book Reviews and Independence Day

Manic Monday — Book Reviews and Independence Day

| July 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

I’ve gotten a bit behind on blogging here, as I’m involved with another major website project and internet radio network, aside from Writestream and ghostwriting duties. If you’ve missed an episode with hosts Lisa Tarves, John D. Gresham and me, click on the Writestream Show Page on Blog Talk Radio to listen to the archives. [...]

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

| May 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

We live in the greatest nation the world has ever known — an exceptional country founded upon the unprecedented principles of governance in which the the individual and his or her right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness reigns supreme. A country founded not upon shared nationality but upon the shared ideals of God-given rights, [...]

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Our American Republic

Our American Republic

| February 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

From @MalPartisan on Twitter comes a much-needed series for children and adults alike on the history and foundations of our great nation. These professionally produced videos take viewers on a guided tour of American history, explaining in detail the United States Constitution, the Founding Fathers and the events that molded our country into a beacon [...]

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The Political Spectrum Explained

The Political Spectrum Explained

| August 23, 2012 | Comments (3)

As we approach the final stretch of the 2012 Election, I thought it would be appropriate to post this excellent video which clarifies and explains the real political spectrum. It is a must-watch for everyone: Watching this gives me an even greater sense of appreciation and respect for America’s Founding Fathers. What they accomplished was [...]

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

| July 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

This Independence Day has taken on even more significant meaning in the wake of Justice Roberts’ betrayal of the United States Constitution and freedom-loving Americans. Although it was a heavy blow, reflecting back upon the American Trailblazers who defiantly stood up to tyranny at great risk to their lives and those of their families in [...]

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Working Even Harder for Liberty

Working Even Harder for Liberty

| July 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

In light of Justice Roberts’ supremely misguided decision to abandon reason by NOT siding with the four constitutional conservatives on the Court, the Tea Party is more fired up than ever to take our country back. Given that we’ll celebrate the greatest political decision in the history of the world this coming Wednesday, I am [...]

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Midweek Meditation: 1776 Prayer

Midweek Meditation: 1776 Prayer

| May 16, 2012 | Comments (2)

I recently came across this wonderful post by TC Avey writing at the blog Wisdom of a Fool entitled Whoever Doesn’t Think The Founding Fathers Were Christians Probably Doesn’t Know This: May 17, 1776 – On May 17, 1776 the Continental Congress urged the colonies to unite in a day of prayer and fasting. Here [...]

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On Mitt, Moderation and Palin

On Mitt, Moderation and Palin

| April 25, 2012 | Comments (2)

Good thing the Founding Fathers weren’t so-called “moderates” — the USA would have never gained its independence. And yet, those of us who believe in the vision of our Founders and the watershed document known as the United States Constitution have been under assault this entire primary season — attacks that have only intensified since [...]

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Chapter Four -- Sea To Shining Sea

Chapter Four — Sea To Shining Sea

| April 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

In this next chapter, Ken informs his concerned mother about Madeline’s pregnancy, the possibility of one or both of the babies having Down syndrome and her harrowing visit with Dr. Harper. In one touching scene, readers are reminded of the close bond Ken shares with his ever-supportive mother as well as a fond memory of [...]

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Robert Livingston

Robert Livingston

| April 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

(November 27, 1746 – February 26, 1813) “We have lived long, but this is the noblest work of our whole lives. . . From this day the United States take their place among the powers of the first rank. . .” – Robert Livingston on The Louisiana Purchase Robert Livingston is not a well-known name [...]

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John Adams

John Adams

| March 31, 2012 | Comments (1)

(October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) “Thomas Jefferson survives”. -John Adams on his deathbed John Adams  was the second President of the United States as well as a lawyer, philosopher, and farmer. He is regarded as one of the most influential of the Founding Fathers. Adams attended Harvard College at age sixteen in 1751. [...]

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The Continental Congress

The Continental Congress

| March 23, 2012 | Comments (5)

“Whereas it hath been found by experience that limitations upon the prices of commodities are not only ineffectual for the purpose proposed, but likewise productive of very evil consequences–resolved, that it be recommended to the several states to repeal or suspend all laws limiting, regulating or restraining the Price of any Article.” — Continental Congress, [...]

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My Top 10 Birthday Gifts

My Top 10 Birthday Gifts

| March 14, 2012 | Comments (1)

So yes, today is my birthday! And as is probably the case with most people over the age of 30, I’ll admit to a tendency to focus on numbers and indulge in melancholy over things not yet accomplished every time March 14 rolls around. This year, I wanted to do something different — especially because [...]

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John Locke

John Locke

| March 8, 2012 | Comments (1)

John Locke (August 29, 1632 – October 28, 1704) “The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.”  John Locke had an indelible influence on the Founding Fathers [...]

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