What’s Right?

…when you’re talking about our Rights, does being a right make something not wrong?… “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” ~Second Amendment to the United States Constitution __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In the light of yet another […]

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One / Un

…is sometimes all it takes… “So ask the travelled inhabitant of any nation, In what country on earth would you rather live?&—Certainly in my own, where are all my friends, my relations, and the earliest & sweetest affections and recollections of my life. Which would be your second choice? France.” ~Thomas Jefferson, *Autobiography*, 1821 —– […]

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The True Price of “Free” Society

…because while the pen is almost certainly mightier than the sword, the sword still cuts deep… “A zeal for different opinions concerning religion, concerning government, and many other points, as well of speculation as of practice; an attachment to different leaders ambitiously contending for pre-eminence and power; or to persons of other descriptions whose fortunes […]

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A Few Good Men

…are hard to find… “To you, then, gentlemen, who are charged with the sovereign functions of legislation, and to those associated with you, I look with encouragement for that guidance and support which may enable us to steer with safety the vessel in which we are all embarked amidst the conflicting elements of a troubled […]

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Interference

…doesn’t negate the past or necessarily help the future… “After deliberate examination, with the aid of the best lights I could obtain, I was well satisfied that our country, under all the circumstances of the case, had a right to take, and was bound in duty and interest to take, a neutral position. Having taken […]

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