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Failed Republicans Want to Rewrite the Constitution

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Did you ever wonder why unsuccessful candidates merely “suspend” their campaigns after losing a key primary, instead of terminating them? Surely all...

Overcoming Evil With Good—By Stanley Griswold

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, STANLEY GRISWOLD, 1801 A Yale graduate in 1786 and Congregational clergyman at New Milford, Connecticut, Griswold led a checkered...

Fast Asleep in Philosophical Tranquility as Civil War Looms

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL In my April 2oth column, "For the Sake of Party or Principle," I promised to follow-up on John Adams' feelings...

For the Sake of Party or Principle?

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Thomas Jefferson and John Adams had different points of view on a few subjects. One significant point of departure, at...

Federalist Papers No. 50, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS February 5, 1788 Periodical Appeals to the People Considered IT MAY be contended, perhaps, that instead of occasional appeals to the people, which...

Fisher Ames: Dangers of American Liberty—Part I

American Debate Federalist Fisher Ames sends a draft treatise to a friend for review, in which he addresses the dangers he sees to the liberty...

Party – The Last Degradation of a Free and Moral Agent

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Years ago, a statesmen I revere, warned his fellow freedom fighters if they ever hoped to be truly effective in...

That Peaceable Front for Unprincipled Power

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Edmund Burke Kings are ambitious; the nobility haughty; and the populace tumultuous and ungovernable. Each party, however in appearance peaceable,...

George Washington Dies

American Minute with Bill Federer He caught a chill riding horseback several hours in the snow while inspecting his Mount Vernon farm. The next morning it...

Democratic Thinker: “An Axe to Grind”

Weekly Story Charles Miner, a pioneer Pennsylvania editor, relates an often reprinted story from his youth. Who’ll Turn the Grindstone? —Essay from the Desk of Poor Robert...

2012 Election Fable—Ian Fletcher

BY IAN FLETCHER Once upon a time there was a republic. Like many republics before and since, it was immensely proud that it was not ruled...

Brigham Young: Party Men “Not Fit” for Office

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young A man who sits as President of the United States, as a Governor of a State, or...

Joseph Smith on Candidates who Fail to Keep Promises

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Joseph Smith Jr. We have had Democratic Presidents, Whig Presidents, a pseudo-Democratic-Whig President, and now it is time to...

A Rare Phenomena! — Steve Farrell

And standing right next to them a collection of spineless selfish, some might call soulless Republican sidekicks -- non-Establishment men who tra-la-la along to the Eastern Liberal Establishment's blackguardish beat nonetheless ... because that's where the campaign cash is, that's where the media support is, that's how to 'win' elections, and, besides, they're either not conversant or not converted to that New Testament warning about the lukewarm. ... --Steve Farrell

Tyranny's Changing Faces — Edmund Burke

It is very rare indeed for men to be wrong in their feelings concerning public misconduct; as rare to be right in their speculation...

Tyranny’s Changing Faces — Edmund Burke

It is very rare indeed for men to be wrong in their feelings concerning public misconduct; as rare to be right in their speculation...