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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!

FOUNDERS CORNER: SPEECHES, PATRICK HENRY St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, March 23, 1775 No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism,...

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!

FOUNDERS CORNER: SPEECHES, PATRICK HENRY St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, March 23, 1775 No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism,...

Fisher Ames: Equality No. 1

American Debate In a series of papers published in 1801, Fisher Ames unleashes one of the Federalist’s most scathing attacks on the Anti-Federalist’s unbridled democratic...

Fisher Ames: The Dangers of American Liberty, P2

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...

Is Democracy Truly The Voice of God?

The whole people have never been unbiased by faction, nor undeluded by the tricks of designing men. And under normal circumstances they never will be... Farrell

Bringing In The Sheaves

Bringing in the Sheaves. ————— SOWING in the morning, Sowing seeds of kindness, Sowing in the noontide And the dewy eve; Waiting for the harvest, And the time...

The Rights of Conscience Inalienable: John Leland

Called Unto Liberty, John Leland: Founding Era Sermons 1791 There are four principles contended for, as the foundation of civil government, viz. birth, property, grace, and...

Divine Providence and Our Divine Charge

BY STEVE FARRELL Was the establishment of the United States, this ‘light on the hill’ republic, an event of mere chance or was it a...

Individual Liberty in the Crucible of History: Circumstances Hostile to Liberty

CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY Originally published July 01, 1962 in the Freeman Men bent upon tyranny will ever find means at hand for achieving...

Remembering the Justness and Inspiration of the American Cause

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL In these “times that try men’s souls” I have witnessed many a true American, many a true Christian, and many...

Democracy In America: Introduction – Alexis de Tocqueville

AMERICANIST HISTORY & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION AMONG the novel objects that attracted my attention during my stay...

Plato: On the Relationship of Democracy and Despotism

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Plato On that thing which the American Founding Fathers knew and thus avoided and chose instead a republic, and on...

Destiny of America Divinely Decreed

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Ezra Taft Benson The destiny of America was divinely decreed. The events that established our great nation were foreknown...

Europe Must Look to God, Moral Refinement, and a New Political Science to Guide Democratic Impulse

Liberty Letters, Alexis de Tocqueville ... Nor is this phenomenon at all peculiar to France. Whithersoever we turn our eyes we shall witness the same...

Saving the American Idea: Rejecting Fear, Envy, and the Politics of Division

By The Honorable Paul Ryan, Heritage Foundation Abstract: The American commitment to equality of opportunity, economic liberty, and upward mobility is not tried in...

Constitution of the United States of America

September 17, 1787 We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for...

Washington On The Debt of Gratitude We Owe to God

Liberty Letters, George Washington No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the Invisible Hand which conducts the affairs of men more than those...

He Ever Adorned the Profession of Christianity

"He ever adorned the profession of Christianity which he made in youth and...died in the prospect of a blessed immortality. - Inscription on the tomb of American Founder, Roger Sherman

John Adams on Canon and Feudal Law — Democratic Thinker

I say rights, for such they have, undoubtedly, antecedent to all earthly government,—Rights, that cannot be repealed or restrained by human laws—Rights, derived from the great Legislator of the universe. Since the promulgation of Christianity, the two greatest systems of tyranny that have sprung from this original, are the canon and the feudal law. - John Adams, 1765

Nil Desperandum — Samuel Adams

"Nil deperandum" (Never despair), Adams reminded his friend. "That is a motto for you and me. All are not dead. And where there is a spark of patriotic fire, we will rekindle it." Liberty Letters, Sam Adams

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Irregulars and Militias – Are Militias Still Legal in Texas?

BY T.F. STERN (Image: The Concord Minute Man of 1775, a monument created by Daniel Chester French) The most uncomplicated definition of Militia – military force...