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The Rise and Fall of Democracies and Republics

American Minute with Bill Federer Plato was a Greek philosopher who lived in the city-state of Athens. In 380 BC, Plato wrote The Republic, where he...

Freedom and community: a Conservative perspective

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST Living as we do in the age of the Internet and 24/7 radio and television, our lives and perspectives are now...

Samuel Adams born SEPTEMBER 27, 1722

American Minute with Bill Federer Crying "No taxation without representation," he instigated the Stamp Act riots and the Boston Tea Party. After the "Boston Massacre," he...

Gouverneur Morris: The Only Solid Base of Free Governments

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GOUVERNEUR MORRIS For avoiding the extremes of despotism or anarchy ... the only ground of hope must be on the morals of...

Foreboding Warnings from Forgotten Inaugurals

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER The 20th Amendment changed the date of Presidential Inaugurations to JANUARY 20th. Prior to 1933, March 4th was Inauguration Day. FOREBODING...

A Covenant With God to Obey the Constitution

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Anthony W. Ivins It appears to me that three things are more responsible than all else for our present...

The Need for Men of Understanding and Inflexible Virture

American Correspondence, Samuel Adams In 1781, while the war was still uncertain, Samuel Adams writes to his good friend and fellow patriot encouraging him to...

Sam Adams: How to Deserve and Enjoy Liberty

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams The sum of all is, if we would most truly enjoy the gift of Heaven, let us become a virtuous people;...

Madison: Greatest Trust Ever Confided to a Political Society

Liberty Letters, James Madison, 1783 Let it be remembered, finally, that it has ever been the pride and boast of America, that the rights for...

James Madison: Is There No Virtue Among Us?

Liberty Letters, James Madison Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks, no form...

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...

The Seasonable Energy of One Man Confiding in the Aid of God

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Edmund Burke How often has public calamity been arrested on the very brink of ruin, by the seasonable energy of...

Paper Itself Cannot Enforce Its Own Precepts

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Parley P. Pratt Paper itself cannot enforce its own precepts; and unhallowed principles in the people, or in the...

The Best Governments Still Need Moral Men

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young I like a good government, and then I like to have it wisely and justly administered. The...

Samuel Adams: Regarding the Truest Friend of Liberty and Country

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Samuel Adams He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of his country who tries most to promote...

John Adams to Officers of the Massachusetts Militia

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. John Adams

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