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UNDERSTANDING THE REAL MEANING OF FREEDOM AND RIGHTS

The concepts of freedom and rights are often not clearly understood by citizens, largely because the concepts have been corrupted by politicians seeking political power. Yet the comprehension of these concepts is central to keeping our free republic intact. The … Continue reading

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The Continuing Al-Qaeda Threat

Appearing last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified that he could not say the threat from al-Qaeda is any less today than it was ten years ago. It was a shocking admission. Does … Continue reading

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Larry Klayman Sets out Today to Reclaim America – and Demand all their Resignations

I have been writing for years that there would come a point in time when the American people would be so outraged that they would rise up and seek to legally remove their government. This time has come, and with … Continue reading

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Gun Control: Eyes Wide Open!

“Don’t tread on me.” -The Gadsden Flag As the gun-control issue rages on – and rest assured, friends, it is raging on – gun-grabbing criminals tell one contrived or fabricated lie after another, acting under the guise of representing the people … Continue reading

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A Government of Laws and NOT a Government of Personalities

John Adams’s oft quoted phrase “a government of laws and not of men” was once taken for granted in the US.  I grew up in the 40s and 50s when it was taught to school children that we in the … Continue reading

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The true meaning of Liberalism

The term “liberal” was coined to mean those who loved and defended individual human rights, the rights of man, not the rights of groups or collectives.  Thus the definitive form of liberal government is the republic, wherein rights of individuals … Continue reading

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If They Come for Your Guns, Do You Have a Responsibility to Fight?

I feel a tremendous responsibility to write this article though I am a little apprehensive. Thinking about the possibility of rising up against our own government is a frightening thing for many of us. I am not Johnny Rambo and … Continue reading

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The Leadership Question

When we consider the founders of our nation: Jefferson, Washington, Samuel and John Adams, Madison and Monroe, Benjamin Franklin, Tom Paine and many others; we have before us a list of at least ten and maybe even dozens of great … Continue reading

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Ammo for 2nd Amendment Advocates…

This is a small collection of possible Facebook status updates that you can use if you want to talk about gun control. Several of them will be short enough for Twitter as well. This is a hot topic in the … Continue reading

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Spend a few minutes in the company of genius.

Reflecting back on life it is rare that one can say they have been in the company of true brilliance. I have had but one such occasion when I was reading a simple letter written by what I consider one … Continue reading

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A Look at our history and back…

Secession and Civil War: There is little and few who doubt that slavery was a major issue of the first civil war. What was it about slavery though? Was it really the Union being “morally upright”? Was this time in … Continue reading

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