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Without This Woman, American Might Not Have A Bill Of Rights

May 31, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ You didn’t log on to the internet or switch on cable television in 1788 Boston to obtain breaking news of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. You hiked to the nearest tavern or coffeehouse to pick up a copy of the latest newspaper to learn what—in those days of rudimentary communication—passed […]

Why It’s A Lousy Idea To Curtail Our Freedoms By Adding Amendments

May 4, 2014 by

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By Rich Tucker ~ At the beginning of the movie Lincoln, the president is focused on amending the Constitution to bar slavery. That seems unnecessary to some. After all, he’s already issued an Emancipation Proclamation. But Abraham Lincoln takes the Constitution seriously. He wants major changes enacted through the proper amendment process, not by presidential […]

Stealthy Moves Against Freedom Of Speech

November 2, 2013 by

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By Edward Cline ~ Advocates and defenders of the First Amendment and freedom of speech are strung out like the three Roman legions that were ambushed and ultimately annihilated by barbarians in the dense Teutoburg Forest in Germany in 9 A.D.  Out of a force of about 36,000 fighting men, the Romans suffered between 16,000 […]

Rights Versus ‘Rights’

February 5, 2013 by

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By Edward Cline ~ I developed a dislike for Franklin D. Roosevelt in high school because he was oversold by my history teachers. He was portrayed as a kind of canonized secular saint who had saved the nation and the world from the ghastly phenomena of the Depression and the Axis. Too young to judge […]

What Communism Feels Like

December 15, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba Recently I received an email and requested permission to share it. It says a great deal about the danger of a government inclined to ignore the Constitution. December 15th is Bill of Rights Day; time to read them if you have not done so already. The text below has been lightly edited […]

Do We Really Have A Free Press?

July 25, 2010 by

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From The Editor At Family Security Matters (FSM) By its very nature, this is a long post, and very well worth your while reading it…..TonyfromOz. AN ETHICAL PRESS? Scandals connected with the behavior of journalists who subscribed to the now-defunct “Journolist” private web forum have once again opened up the debate about what role the […]

Democrats Attack The First Amendment With The Disclose Act

June 24, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has lately taken to saying that the failure to pass the Cap-and-Trade Act would be “immoral.” I suggest that the White House the Democrat congressional leadership and members haven’t a clue when it comes to determining the morality of anything. They are so politically corrupt that they are […]

Bill of Rights, ratified

December 15, 2009 by

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American Minute with Bill Federer Newly independent, the thirteen States were concerned their new government may become too powerful, as King George’s was. They insisted handcuffs be place on the power of the Federal Government. We call these the First Ten Amendments or Bill of Rights, ratified DECEMBER 15, 1791. The First states: “Congress shall […]

The Two Faced Brutality Of Hope And Change

April 4, 2009 by

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Frank Salvato. As the leaders of the G20 assembled in London to discuss the economic woes of the world, so too came the dregs of the Earth. Under the ruse of assembling as tolerant, engaged and caring members of society – activists concerned with war, the environment and the economic crisis – anti-war activists, eco-zealots, […]

A Tribute to Charlton Heston, a Hollywood Rarity!

April 7, 2008 by

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Former NRA president Charlton Heston, 1923-2008 THE FOUNDATION “His integrity was most pure, his justice the most inflexible I have ever known, no motives of interest or consanguinity, of friendship or hatred, being able to bias his decision. He was indeed, in every sense of the words, a wise, a good, and a great man.” […]