Tag Archive: Government

Founder’s Warning ~ Thomas Jefferson: As Government Grows Liberty Decreases

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  “Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have … The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.” – Thomas Jefferson  

The Long Struggle – The Great Controversy

  Conservative Counter-action to the Left’s Commandeering America   A thought provoking article for Conservative strategy with legislative bodies in the culture wars at GaryNorth.com by Paul Weyrich ‘Political Resistance Tactics: When to Fight’ The article addresses why it is important to fight for what you believe in, win or lose: 1) you’ll let others …

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October 13 – News, Views & Issues

    QUOTE “No morn ever dawned more favorable than ours did; and no day was every more clouded than the present! Wisdom, and good examples are necessary at this time to rescue the political machine from the impending storm.” –George Washington, letter to James Madison, 1786 The Patriot Post   ECONOMY/FINANCIAL Slowdown in the …

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Patrick Henry – ‘The Voice of the Revolution’

  Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation Amazon.com   Cometh the hour, cometh the man. American Profile recently highlighted the well known American Founding Father and fierce patriot – “Patrick Henry – The first Founding Father to call for revolution”. In an interview with Harlow Giles Unger who has …

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Economic Freedom Of The World – U.S. Ranking Falls

    The Cato Institute has just released an informative report on economic freedom in the world. A question that emerges from the data, how does growth of government influence economic freedom? Here’s the answer. The foundations of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, and open markets. As Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, and Friedrich …

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George Washington’s stark warning to future Americans

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  George Washington’s stark warning to future Americans that the Constitution will not be able to save the Country if its people and leaders have corrupted morals. And where is America today?     “Should, hereafter, those incited by the lust of power and prompted by the supineness or venality of their constituents, overleap the …

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This Day In History – September 4

  September 4, 476 – Ancient History Western Roman Empire falls to Barbarians Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed by Odoacer, a German barbarian who proclaims himself king of Italy. Odoacer was a mercenary leader in the Roman imperial army when he launched his mutiny against the young emperor. …

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“Introduction to the Constitution”

  If you have an interest in learning more about the United States Constitution, its history, nature and relevance to America today, see the following announcement regarding a webcast series starting September 15, featuring Congressman Paul Ryan, columnist Charles Krauthammer, and members of the Hillsdale College faculty, sponserd by Hillsdale College, Spring Arbor, Michigan.   …

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This Day In History – August 21

Follow ‘This Day In History’ During Weekdays At FACEBOOK Legacy-America August 21, 1754 – American Revolution Bloody Ban Tarleton born in Britain Banastre Tarleton is born as the fourth child of John Tarleton, the former lord mayor of Liverpool, and a money lender, merchant and slave trader. After completing his education at Oxford, Tarleton became …

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This Day In History – August 20

The cemetery and memorial in Vassieux-en-Vercors where, in July 1944, German Wehrmacht forces executed more than 200, included women and children, in reprisal for the Maquis's armed resistance.

    Follow ‘This Day In History’ During Weekdays At FACEBOOK Legacy-America August 20, 1794 – American Westward Expansion – Indian Wars Battle of Fallen Timbers The Battle of Fallen Timbers was an important victory for the United States Army against natives in the Northwest Territory. In 1792, President George Washington appointed Anthony Wayne as …

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“State Of The Union” – Stranger In The House

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A good reminder of where America is at this moment in history. A short, thought provoking song “State of the Union” about a Stranger in the House. The words mentioned in the song really are there above the speaker’s rostrum in the United States Capitol Building – click here for a larger view of the …

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Government Failure: A Primer in Public Choice

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Government Failure: A Primer in Public Choice | Gordon Tullock, Arthur Seldon, and Gordon L. Brady | Cato Institute. Read the free e-book version of Government Failure below. Available for a limited time only. Politicians often cite “market failure” as justification for meddling with the economy, but a group of leading scholars show the shortcomings …

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Arizona gov. vetoes presidential birther bill

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As Jan Brewer points out as one of the reasons she does not endorse the “birther” bill, it’s not a good precedent for a single person to vet presidential candidates, at the state or federal level. As a nation we’re running our elections a bit shoddily, we’re doing ourselves a disservice. All candidates of all political parties should be properly vetted officially.

Second Ruling Against SB 1070 – Katie Pavlich

Justice Perverted & Shunned

It is a sad, sobering and not a bit bizarre a state of affairs in America when a state can’t defend itself from illegal immigration, has its hands slapped by the Federal Government for attempting to do so, but could adopt illegal rulings in the state and be ignored by Uncle Sam. “The 9th Circuit …

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States Flex Sovereignty

Maybe it is not surprising to see impertinent independence rise in the Lone Star State, State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst has introduced a bill that directs her state’s attorney general to conduct an investigation and report to the Legislature of how international treaties and agreements might affect Texas law.

As The State Expands Liberty Wanes – Who Foots The Bill?

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A brief but good article at the Daily Bell by Dr. Tibor Machan regarding the statist morass that underlies the current national budget crises -The Story of Entitlement Addiction.

Senator Calls ATF on Allegations Agency Is Allowing Guns Into Mexico – FoxNews.com

Senator Calls ATF on Allegations Agency Is Allowing Guns Into Mexico – FoxNews.com. The truth please. An article today at Fox News reveals that Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has written a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) expressing concerns regarding weapons purchased in the U.S. being smuggled into Mexico. “Last Friday, …

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Government considering issuing Internet ID card required for all Americans

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Take the time to read the following important alert about Federal government action being considered to monitor and record everything you do, sites visited, purchases, online banking, passwords, etc. This would be conducted with the Commerce Department and the Departement of Homeland Security. The sponsor of this message is the American Family Association a trusted …

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MLK Day: Restoring A Culture Of Life

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Star Parker founder and president of CURE, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education writes a column regarding a campaign to fight an unintended, subtle form of eugenics and enslavement that exists in America.

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