Browsing All posts tagged under »John Adams«

Morality, Populism, and Cultural Decay

January 20, 2019 by

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John Adams once wrote, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.”  By Robin Smith  ~   Is the proverbial American Dream now only a tale of days past? Are Americans positioned to live as victims of both cultural decay and policy controlled by governing elites, or can we hope for a generation […]

Independence Day

July 3, 2015 by

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By Patriot Post Staff ~ “But what do we mean by the American Revolution? Do we mean the American war? The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments, of their duties and obligations. … This radical change in […]

Independence Day and the Future of Liberty

July 1, 2015 by

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Times Always Try the Souls of Those Defending Liberty By Mark Alexander ~ “Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution.” –Joseph Warren (1775) On Memorial Day, my son […]

A Very Old War

November 30, 2014 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ For homework, I told students to research a 1786 conversation Thomas Jefferson and John Adams had in London with a representative of the Barbary Pirates named Ambassador Adja. Most students found it. Jefferson and Adams asked Adja why his government was so hostile to America which had done nothing to provoke […]

They Who Crafted The Declaration of Independence – and the Example They Set For Us

July 4, 2014 by

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Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, working with a committee of four others (John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston). As we prepare to celebrate the 238th anniversary of the approval of that remarkable document, here are a few quotes from the three men most responsible for its […]

What Do Americans Think About Liberty?

July 4, 2014 by

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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 […]

Independence Day 2013

July 4, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ Today marks the 237th birthday of our great nation. Let’s celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave! Have a blessed and safe Independence Day! “Let the Fourth of July always be a reminder that here in this land, for the first time, it was decided that man […]

American Minute – Adams And Jefferson

July 5, 2009 by

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By William J Federer They both served in the Continental Congress. One was elected the second President and the other was elected the third. Once political enemies, they became close friends in later life. An awe swept America when they both died on the same day, JULY 4, 1826, exactly 50 years since they passed […]

Faith and Family +The Differences Between GOD and Obama

June 15, 2009 by

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The Patriot Post – Monday Brief – Vol. 09 No. 24 THE FOUNDATION “The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families. … How is it possible that Children can have any just Sense of the sacred Obligations of Morality or Religion if, from their earliest Infancy, they learn their Mothers live in […]

Mr. President, Do You Have Any Clue As To WHY Thomas Jefferson Kept A Copy Of The Koran?

June 7, 2009 by

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During his recent tour of the Mid-East, President Obama made many inaccurate references as to the place of Islam in the history of modern civilization. The fact that the majority of them were incorrect seemed to be a moot point, as the apparent point of the trip appeared to be for the President to apologize […]

American Minute – 50 Years After The Declaration Of Independence…

July 5, 2008 by

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Both served in the Continental Congress. One was elected the second President & the other was elected the third. Once political enemies, they became close friends in later life. An awe swept America when they both died the same day, JULY 4, 1826, exactly 50 years since they passed the Declaration of Independence. Their names were ...

American Minute – The Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2008 by

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The Declaration of Independence approved JULY 4, 1776. Of 56 signers: 17 lost their fortunes, 12 had homes destroyed, 5 became prisoners of war, 1 had two sons imprisoned on the British starving ship Jersey, 1 had son killed in battle, 1 had his wife die from harsh prison treatment & 9 signers died during War.