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The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved — James Otis

James Otis (1764) — Posi­tion state­ment that laid the foun­da­tion for the Dec­la­ra­tion of Independence

Virginia Resolves on the Stamp Act — Patrick Henry

Liberty Letters, May 30, 1765, Patrick Henry In 1765 the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act, which placed a tax on newspapers, almanacs, pamphlets and...

The American Crisis 13 — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, April 19, 1783, Thomas Paine Thoughts on the Peace, and the probable Advantages thereof "THE times that tried men's souls," are over — and...

The American Crisis 12 — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, Oct. 29, 1782, Thomas Paine To the Earl of Shelburne MY LORD, — A speech, which has been printed in several of the British...

Technology, Sovereignty, and The Third Wave

by Steve Farrell Introduction, Democrats In Drag, Part 1 On November 11, 1994, in a post-election victory speech, Republican House member Newt Gingrich revealed to Congress...

A Christian Ethic Without Faith In God Fails — Albert E. Bowen

Prophet Statesmen, Albert E. Bowen A Christian Ethic Without Faith in God Fails. It cannot be forgotten that the scourging war, which has just devastated...

The American Crisis 11 — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, May 22, 1782, Thomas Paine On the present State of News SINCE the arrival of two, if not three packets in quick succession, at...

The American Crisis 10b — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, March 5, 1782, Thomas Paine To the People of America -- On the expenses, arrangements and disbursements for carrying on the war, and...

If This is Higher Law, So Be It — Brigham Young

Prophet Statesmen, Brigham Young Assuredly in the preservation of virtue, morality, and intelligence she may look for the perpetuity of her free institutions, and...

Democrats in drag: Third Way fall from grace, by Steve Farrell

The Republican Party speaks conservative, but legislates liberal, gets all dressed up for church, but drives down to the brothel - Steve Farrell

The American Crisis VIII — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, March 1780, Thomas Paine Address to the People of England "TRUSTING (says the king of England in his speech of November last,) in the...

Good Government Requires Good Men — Brigham Young

Prophet Statesmen, Brigham Young Excerpt from an 1863 address by Brigham Young found in the "Journal of Discourses: Volume 10," p. 177. I like a good...

The American Crisis VII — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, Nov. 21, 1778, Thomas Paine To the People of England THERE are stages in the business of serious life in which to amuse is...

The American Crisis III — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, April 19, 1777, Thomas Paine To the honorable the Council of Safety of the State of Pennsylvania IN THE progress of politics, as in...

The American Crisis II — Thomas Paine

Liberty Letters, Thomas Paine, 1777 To Lord Howe "What's in the name of lord, that I should fear To bring my grievance to the public ear?" Churchill UNIVERSAL empire...

Declaration Regarding Governments and Laws

Prophet Statesmen, Volume I, No. 53, Joseph Smith A declaration of belief regarding governments and laws in general, adopted by unanimous vote at a...

Defining a Republic, Rejecting Socialism — John Adams

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell The American Founders gave us a republic, not a democracy, a republic with some democratic features, yes, but balanced by...

If It Be Not Perfect, It is At Least Excellent — Hamilton on the...

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell The American Founders knew what they were doing when they penned our Constitution. The electoral college system, by which we...

The NEA and God: A Partnership in Denial — Steve Farrell

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 13 A little secret is out. Maybe you’ve heard? The enter stage left, ‘let’s kick God...

Religion in a Free Society — Ballard

Modern Prophets Speak, Volume I, No. 40, Ballard Excerpt from Elder M. Russell Ballard's October 1992 Ensign Article, first delivered as an address to 5...

Socialism Pulls Men Down to the Lowest Level — Clark

Modern Prophets Speak, Volume 1, No. 37, Clark It looks as if we are trying to bring men to a common level in the only...

Is Grief an Evil?

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 11 (Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) Is grief an evil?...

Farrell: The High and Holy Right Not to Be Offended

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 9 (Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) If you want to watch human...

Reagan: A Time for Choosing

Liberty Letters, Ronald Reagan "You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing...

Aristotle: Man by Nature a Political Animal

Liberty Letters, Volume I, Letter 6, Aristotle Hence it is evident that the state is a creation of nature, and that man is by nature...

Red Eye on Marriage

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 7 (Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) As a child growing up in New York,...

License: Liberty’s Friend or Foe?

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 6 (Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Liberty and license are not synonymous. Parents know better. Too...

License: Liberty's Friend or Foe?

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 6 (Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Liberty and license are not synonymous. Parents know better. Too...

Self-worship: The God of Democracy

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 5 (Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4) Not far removed from Marx's elitist man-as-God theory (meaning,...

Marx and the Worship of Man

by Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 4 (Read parts 1, 2, 3) Again I pose the same question, but with slight variation: Do...