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The Surest Foundation of a People’s Prosperity

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, JOSEPH SEWALL Learn that true religion lays the surest foundation of a people’s prosperity. Righteousness exalteth a Nation, Prov....

Spirit of Power, Love, & of a Sound Mind – Benjamin Colman

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, BENJAMIN COLMAN A spirit of peace and love, meekness and humility, candor and gentleness; whereby persons are ready to...

God & Country in 1941: An NEA Coming Out Party

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 11 When I think of organizations that have worked long and hard to undermine the religious heritage...

God & Country in 1941: An NEA Coming Out Party

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 11 When I think of organizations that have worked long and hard to undermine the religious heritage...

Ready to Unite Counsel or to Cleave Asunder?

Called Unto Liberty, Benjamin Colman, Founding Era Sermons, 1730 A spirit of peace and love, meekness and humility, candour and gentleness; whereby persons are ready...

George Whitefield: The Great Duty of Family Religion

Called Unto Liberty, Founding Era Sermons, George Whitefield Joshua 24:15 — “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” These words contain the...

We Owe These Blessings – U.S. President Millard Fillmore

Becoming the 13th President when Zachary Taylor died unexpectedly, he sent Commodore Perry to Japan and admitted California, which just began the Gold Rush,...

Battle of Trenton – Operation "Victory or Death"

American Minute with Bill Federer Philadelphia was in panic, expecting a British invasion. The Continental Congress packed up and fled. Their last instruction to General Washington...

Battle of Trenton – Operation “Victory or Death”

American Minute with Bill Federer Philadelphia was in panic, expecting a British invasion. The Continental Congress packed up and fled. Their last instruction to General Washington...

John Adams: The Creator's Great and Complicated Drama

They Were Believers, John Adams If we consider a little of this our globe, we find an endless variety of substances mutually connected with and...

John Adams: The Creator’s Great and Complicated Drama

They Were Believers, John Adams If we consider a little of this our globe, we find an endless variety of substances mutually connected with and...

James Madison: Be Watchful to Enroll in the Annals of Heaven

Liberty Letters, James Madison, 1772 My dear Billey, You moralize so prettily that if I were to judge from some parts of your letter of October...

"What Hath God Wrought"—Samuel Morse and the Telegraph

American Minute with Bill Federer The world of communication was revolutionized by a man who died APRIL 2, 1872. His name was Samuel F.B. Morse, inventor...

“What Hath God Wrought”—Samuel Morse and the Telegraph

American Minute with Bill Federer The world of communication was revolutionized by a man who died APRIL 2, 1872. His name was Samuel F.B. Morse, inventor...

Roger Williams & his "Wall of Separation" between Church and State

American Minute with Bill Federer Guilty of preaching religious liberty in England, separatist leader Roger Williams fled to Boston on FEBRUARY 5, 1631. He pastored briefly...

Roger Williams & his “Wall of Separation” between Church and State

American Minute with Bill Federer Guilty of preaching religious liberty in England, separatist leader Roger Williams fled to Boston on FEBRUARY 5, 1631. He pastored briefly...

The Need For and Key to Enlightened Public Opinion: Washington

...reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. George Washington, Farewell Address

The Birth of Christ and the Birth of America are Linked

John Quincy Adams declared "the Declaration of Independence first organized the social compact on the foundation of the Redeemer’s mission upon earth..."

Law In the Plymouth Colony, 1620-1629, by Joseph Story

It was declared, almost in the language of Magna Charta, that justice should be impartial; that no person should suffer "in respect to life, limb, liberty ...

Puritan Prosperity: By-Product of Reverence, Integrity, Honor, and Hard Work

Their descendants sometimes smile at what they term the crude notions of these Puritan fathers; but do these sons and daughters reflect how they themselves acquired their consciousness of their own superiority over their ancestors who lived more than two hundred years ago? Their own attainments unquestionably have been the result of that severe training continued from generation to generation; each succeeding one modified and refined by the experience, the education, and correct moral influence of the one preceding ... William J. Jackman on Puritan Contribution

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The Paradox of Prosperity

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON In Friedrich Hayek’s 1954 book Capitalism and the Historians, the late French philosopher and political economist Bertrand de Jouvenel noted a baffling...

Property Taxes on the Ballot

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The most famous ballot question on fiscal policy is California’s Proposition 13 passed in 1978. Voters passed the constitutional change to...

Long-Standing Precedents Point The Way For Senate Judiciary Committee To Restrain Twitter

BY BOB BARR Congress rarely deserves praise for acting swiftly to exercise its oversight responsibility, but the quick response by the Senate Judiciary Committee to...

What good might come from this evil epidemic?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I … congratulate you on the healthiness of your city . still Baltimore, Norfolk & Providence admonish us that we are not...