Browsing All posts tagged under »James Madison«

Reclaiming Our American History

October 3, 2020 by


We’re teaching our children to hate their country, and the results are disastrous. ~ Douglas Andrews · ~    James Madison, our nation’s fourth president, had a personal motto that he used to seal his correspondence:Veritas non verba magistri. Loosely translated, it means, “Think for yourself.” But this doesn’t quite do it justice. The more […]

Taxing Patriots — Liberty v the U.S. Tax Code

April 15, 2015 by


The Greatest Threat to Liberty Is the Power to Tax ~ By Mark Alexander ~ “The people of the U.S. owe their Independence and their liberty, to the wisdom of descrying in the minute tax of 3 pence on tea, the magnitude of the evil comprised in the precedent.” —James Madison (1823) It is no […]

A Pox On Politicians

March 18, 2015 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Nobody likes politicians, but everybody votes for them. Perhaps the most quintessential American theme throughout its history has been the role politicians have played in creating it—we call them our Founding Fathers—and the endless role of those who have wanted to take us in the wrong direction or at least tried […]

What to Watch For on Election Day + More – Daily Digest

November 4, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human […]

The REAL Pandemic Threat: BioBombers

August 6, 2014 by


– Hope for the Best — Prepare for the Worst – By Mark Alexander ~ “A universal peace, it is to be feared, is in the catalogue of events, which will never exist but in the imaginations of visionary philosophers, or in the breasts of benevolent enthusiasts.” –James Madison (1792) The 24-hour news recyclers have […]

What Do Americans Think About Liberty?

July 4, 2014 by


The Patriot Post  ~ Right Analysis ~   On July 3, 1776, the day before signing the Declaration of Independence from England, John Adams stirringly penned, “I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost Us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet through all […]

A&E Fires Phil and More – Friday Digest

December 20, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ Publisher’s Note This is our last Digest of 2013. As is our custom, we take leave between Christmas and New Year’s to be with our families. Our next edition will be on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! THE FOUNDATION “Conscience is the most sacred of all […]

ATF Takes Advantage of Mentally Challenged, Flouts Gun Laws and More Monday Digest

December 16, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Were the pictures which have been drawn by the political jealousy of some among us, faithful likenesses of the human character, the inference would be that there is not sufficient virtue among men for self-government; and that nothing less than the chains of despotism can restrain them from destroying and […]

Barackracy, Part 1

July 8, 2010 by


By Mark Alexander Breaking the Back of Free Enterprise “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” –John Marshall Folks with extensive training in strategic analysis tend to have a very different viewpoint of the macro-political machinations […]

‘In God is our Trust’

June 10, 2010 by


By Mark Alexander · Thursday, June 10, 2010 “Let us then … under God, trust our cause to our swords.” –Samuel Adams In advance of the anniversary of our Declaration of Independence, allow me to suggest another date that should be observed with equal reverence by all Patriots. At the dawn of the American Revolution, […]