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Would honest Democrats and honest Republicans today agree?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP both of our political parties, at least the honest portion of them, agree conscientiously in the same object, the public good: but...

What do we owe, & where does the money go?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … Congress at some time of every session a Calendar of 1. the interest of the public debt paid in each...

There is no need to justify the motives of honest men

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have duly recieved your favor of Mar. 10. explaining the motives of the Commissioners … but they needed no explanation. when...

Thanks, Mr. Jefferson, for writing the Constitution! (WRONG!)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … one passage, in the paper you inclosed me, must be corrected. it is the following. ‘and all say that it was...

Get it to me frank, truthful, and complete!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … the legislature is likely to establish a marine hospital at New Orleans, where we lose about 400. boatmen & seamen annually...

Is being honest all that is needed in a judge?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP It is not enough that honest men are appointed judges. All know the influence of interest on the mind of...

Author of Liberty or Not?

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Is God the author of liberty, or not? A valid, and need I say, vital question. But in this age of secularism,...

Can stupid people write wise laws?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP  … it is generally true that that people will be happiest whose laws are best, and are best administered, and that laws...

Honesty, Sincerity, Openness, Boldness – John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Honesty, sincerity, and openness I esteem essential marks of a good mind. I am, therefore, of opinion that men ought,...

Cromwell – Honest Men

Background of the American Revolution No one can understand the foundations of the American nation without understanding the English Civil War from a century earlier....

What Shall A Man Give In Exchange for His Soul?

A WAY OF LIFE, ROBERT C. GAY The Savior once asked His disciples the following question: “What shall a man give in exchange for his...

What Skills Do Employers Need?

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY We've heard a lot from the media about how industry can't find enough workers with specialized skills. But I was shocked to...

How Happy Should I Then Be!—John Adams

They Were Believers, John Adams Oh! that I could wear out of my mind every mean and base affectation; conquer my natural pride and self-conceit;...

Foundations of Freedom

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Kenneth W. Sollitt, 1960 Two youngsters from London were enjoying a holiday in the country. They romped and played...

Men Who Were True at All Times

America's Witness for Christ And they were all young men, and they were exceedingly valiant for courage, and also for strength and activity; but behold,...

Honest Abe

Liberty Letters, Abraham Lincoln (age 27) Letter to Colonel Robert Allen. June 21, 1836 Dear Colonel, I am told that during my absence last week you...

Elect Good and Honest Men.

Called Unto Liberty, Brigham Young, 19th Century Sermons The welfare of the people they do not consider. What will be the best policy to...

God is Honest and Just in All Things

American Scripture I perceive that it has been made known unto you, by the testimony of his word, that he cannot walk in crooked paths; neither...

Lying is Dishonest

American Scripture And there shall also be many which shall say: Eat, drink, and be merry; nevertheless, fear God—he will justify in committing a little...

Charity or Robbery? Honor or Dishonor?

No govt. has any money or anything else out of which to bestow bounty, except what it first takes out of the pockets of its individual citizens. Albert Bowen

Honesty Is The Best Policy — Thomas S. Monson

A Way of Life, Thomas S. Monson The oft-repeated adage is ever true: “Honesty the best policy.”3 A Latter-day Saint young man lives as...

In Search of Historical Absolutes — Steve Farrell

And so I've learned: readers of history and believers in historical absolutes beware: beware the ill motives of tellers of tall tales and historical revisionists who hate God, family, and country, but love Marx and Lenin.

Principled Parties — Lawrence Reed

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Lawrence Reed Imagine a political movement that says it’s committed to “equal rights”—and means it. Not just equality in a...

Journalism Isn't Dead but Newspapers Are — Caruba

By Alan Caruba As frequent readers of my commentaries know, I began my working life as a journalist. This, of course, ruined me for honest...