Tag Archives: Founding Fathers

Thoughts About the Attempted Insurrection in Washington DC

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.As nations become corrupt and vicious, theyhave more need of masters.”   – Benjamin Franklin “In questions of power, then, let no more be saidof confidence in man, but bind him down frommischief by the … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom Day: George Washington and the First Amendment

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD January 16 is National Religious Freedom Day in the United States.  President Barack Obama in his Religious Freedom Day Presidential Proclamation: “I call on all Americans to commemorate this day with events and activities that teach … Continue reading

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A Mark Fiore Video Cartoon: “Tradition”–On Having an Originalist Respect for Our Roots

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO In the following cartoon video, Mark Fiore ponders what life might be like in this country if we lived in the same kind of society Americans did at the time our Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution. … Continue reading

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