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The First Allegiance of Elected Officials Is to The Constitution

If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment

The Yanks are Coming!

The Yanks aren't coming. They're here. To stay. Thanks Glenn - Phil Brennan

McGore: The Media’s Favorite Fast Food Candidates

Diane Alden in this December 1999 classic warns of a presidential run by John McCain, a man not unlike Al Gore. Diane's predictions, a decade in advance of his presidential run against Obama, do not lack for accuracy.

George Mason: Fairfax Independent Company — Democratic Thinker

North America is the only great nursery of freemen now left upon the face of the earth. Let us cherish the sacred deposit - George Mason

The Fourth Amendment and Faulty Originalism

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Joseph R. Stromberg “All arrests are at the peril of the party making them.” —Alexander H. Stephens, August 27, 1863 These days...

We Are All Travelers of the Wilderness of The World — American Minute on...

'We are all travelers in what John Bunyan calls the wilderness of this world. And the best that we find in our travels is an honest friend-they keep us worthy of ourselves.'

The Truth about Obama's Muslim 'Faith'

Now that Barack Obama has decided to be for the Ground Zero mosque before being implicitly against it (perhaps), discussion about his faith has once again reached a fever pitch.

Franklin: Executive Branch Salaries — Democratic Thinker

There are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice; the love of power and the love of money-B. Franklin

Glenn: Same-sex Marriage is a Threat to America and Our Kids

If same-sex marriage becomes the legal norm, the freedom of your church to declare its affirmation of natural marriage will suddenly become a punishable offense

President Obama Cannot Possibly Be a Christian

He said something, in his own autobiography, The Audacity of Hope, that makes it impossible for us to think of him as a Christian. - Bryan Fischer

The VAT: Not Just Another Tax

Theoretically a VAT is levied on the “value added” at every stage of production to goods and services. The consumer, however, pays the final tab. Roy Cordato

Treason of the Blackest Dye Discovered By God

"A providential miracle at the last minute detected the treacherous scheme of traitor Benedict Arnold ..." - Yale President, Ezra Stiles

When All Other Standards Fail

Such a standard will be eternal, and will prevail when all other standards will fail. - Orson Pratt

Madison's Notes — The Federal Convention of 1787 — 19 July

Founders debate reeligibility of President, and mode of election. Electoral college is introduced.

Madison’s Notes — The Federal Convention of 1787 — 19 July

Founders debate reeligibility of President, and mode of election. Electoral college is introduced.

Free at Last!

We will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last! - M.L. King

Barney Frank: ENDA About “People with Penises…Shower(ing) with Women”

Read that again: ENDA, as currently fashioned, is about “people with penises who identify as women to be able to shower with other women.” - Bryan Fischer

Webster’s American Education—§ 4 — Democratic Thinker

Noah Webster argues "select passages" of "the Bible ... may be read in schools to great advantage," especially those concerning "history and morality."

George Washington: Fifth Annual Address to Congress — Democratic Thinker

There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. -George Washington

Economic Security through Trade — Sheldon Richman

Americans tolerate a costly global national-security apparatus in part because they believe the country would be economically vulnerable without it. After all, we use resources from all over the world – oil being only the most prominent example. What if an embargo cut us off from supplies?