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God Bless America This Election Day – Choose Wisely America

But select capable men from all the people–men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain–and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens. –Jethro Advises Moses, Exodus 18:21 Our own Country’s Honor, all call upon us for a vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become …

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James Stewart: Liberty Is To Be Lived Boldly, Daily In The Face Of All Obstacles

Liberty is too precious to be buried in books. Men should hold it up in front of them every single day of their lives and say, ‘I’m free.’” –James Steward, From Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939      

Thomas Jefferson – Liberty A Gift Of God

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“God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the Gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed, …

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This Day In History October 23, 1832 – The People Of Texas Mean To Govern Themselves

  This Day In U.S. History October 23, 1832 – Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness – Texian political delegates convened at San Felipe de Austin to petition for changes in the governance of Mexican Texas.   Mexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to Texas during the period between 1821 …

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This Day In U.S. History October 22, 1777 – The Battle of Red Bank, Fort Mercer, New Jersy – Attempted Revenge For Trenton Results In Hessian Humiliation

  1777 – Early in the Revolution in a chain of failed battles against the British, the American Patriots this day win a battle against a superior German Hessian force at Fort Mercer along the banks of the Delaware River, New Jersey. With support from six British man-of-war in the river the fort is attacked …

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Faith, Strength & Transformation

Great faith is not gained until it is needed.   PSALM 23 A psalm of David 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, 3 He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for His name’s …

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This Day In History October 18, 1775 – The Burning Of Falmouth, Maine – Fanning The Flames Of Revolution

  This Day In History October 18, 1775, six months after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, while under siege in Boston, the British attack, bombard and burn the city of Falmouth, Massachusetts (modern Portland, Maine) during a campaign of retaliation along the New England coast for the nascent uprising in the Colonies. British Admiralty …

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This Day In History October 17 – Three Remarkable Events In The History Of Liberty

  This Day In History October 17 – The History of Liberty – 539 BC Cyrus the Great captures Babylon releasing the Jews from 70 years of exile, 1777 the Battle of Saratoga British John Burgoyne surrenders his army to the Americans a turning point in the American Revolution, and 1781 British Gen. Cornwallis surrenders …

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Obamacare: The Increasingly Onerous Power To Tax And Regulate The Lives Of Americans

  21 new taxes accompany Obamacare A current article at Forbes Magazine highlights the poorly understood new taxes, 21 of them that accompany Obamacare. The largest tax is a sales tax for simply purchasing the now Federally mandated and enforced healthcare insurance, adding further burden to individuals and businesses during an economic recession. And most …

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This Day In History January 5, 1781 – Now traitor Benedict Arnold burns Richmond, Virginia to the ground

  This Day In History January 5, 1781: American Struggle For Independence And Self-Determination: Benedict Arnold captures and destroys Richmond, Virginia. Gen. Washington had warned the governor of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson, of imminent invasion; nonetheless, Jefferson was ill-prepared and doubtful of initial reports that British ships were sailing into the Chesapeake Bay.       …

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This Day In History October 20, 1881 – American Revolution: Ft. Ticonderoga Sermon & Prayer Compel Patriots To Fight The Righteous Fight

      This Day In History October 20, 1781 – American Struggle For Independence: Rev. William McKay gives a sermon at Ft. Ticonderoga admonishing the Patriots to be strong, brave and fight for the cause of Independence and Liberty, a spiritual-political message common amongst many religious leaders at the birth of the Nation   …

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This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Revolution: The Continental Navy is formed

  This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Struggle For Independence: The Continental Congress authorizes the first American naval force, the Continental Navy   On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress authorizes construction and administration of the first American naval force—the precursor to the United States Navy. Since the outbreak of open …

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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  

This Day In History May 3, 1775 – Earl of Dartmouth organizes North Carolina Loyalists against Patriots

  North Carolina Anglophile Loyalists organize to crush Patriot uprising – history scrawls the destiny-fated results in favor of all humankind   William Legge, 2nd earl of Dartmouth and secretary of state for the colonies for British King George III, instructs colonial Governor Josiah Martin of North Carolina to organize an association of Loyalists and …

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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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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Liberty Song’ – 1768

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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The Mutual Success Of Western & Eastern Civilizations

Advertisement   As the world forges into the 21st Century – Gregorian Calendar reckoning (Indian Calendar Vikram Samvat 2067-68, Chinese Calendar 4708 or 4648, Hebrew Calendar 5772, Islamic Calendar A.H. 1431–1432, Japanese Calendar Heisei 23), human thought is growing on the subject of whether Western Civilization will survive, of the competition of Western Civilization versus …

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This Day In History – October 8

    The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor? —David McCullough (July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer.     October 8, 314 – Ancient History Licinius defeated by …

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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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This Day In History – September 25

    With the historian it is an article of faith that knowledge of the past is a key to understanding the present. —Kenneth Milton Stampp (12 July 1912 – 10 July 2009), Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley (1946–1983), was a celebrated historian of slavery, the American Civil War, and …

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