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Elisha Williams: The Great End of Civil Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS Elisha Williams, 1744 I shall first, briefly consider the Origin and End of Civil Government. First, as to the origin—–Reason...

Bastiat: God, 'The Law', and the Rights of Man

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Sometimes secularism sounds legitimate. One of the more thoughtful arguments used by proponents of a secular state, or of a state...

Bastiat: God, ‘The Law’, and the Rights of Man

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Sometimes secularism sounds legitimate. One of the more thoughtful arguments used by proponents of a secular state, or of a state...

Elisha Williams: The Great End of Civil Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS Elisha Williams, 1744 I shall first, briefly consider the Origin and End of Civil Government. First, as to the origin—–Reason...

Federalist Papers No. 54, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, February 12, 1788 Madison addresses the delicate balance achieved in deciding the number of representatives from each state in the...

Socialism is – without exception – “a Species of Robbery”

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19TH CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN TAYLOR 1852 ... There is also another political party, who desire, through the influence of legislation and coercion, to...

And Fortunes Will Be Made – Chris Clancy

BY CHRIS CLANCY (Read Part 1) I recall an aged professor solemnly telling us, that the days when a man could start out with only a...

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...

Envy No Vice for Leftists

BY JACK KERWICK If more of the American electorate were aware of three things, I would like to think that one of our two national...

Resolutions of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, Oct. 29, 1765 Whereas the just rights of his Majesty's subjects of this Province, derived to them from the British Constitution,...

The Science of Liberty

BY RICKY VALADEZ Through the lens of science, that which appears to be mysterious is seen as simple and that which appears to be ordinary...

Sam Adams: Preserving Morals, Property & Right

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Samuel Adams As the Preservation of Morals as well as Property and Right, so much depends upon the impartial...

Sam Adams: Preserving Morals, Property & Right

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Samuel Adams As the Preservation of Morals as well as Property and Right, so much depends upon the impartial...

John Adams: Property Sacred as the Laws of God

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, John Adams The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws...

How Sacred is Your Property?

The essential difference between Capitalism and Marxism is the ownership of property.

John Adams: On Property and the Laws of God

The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God and that there is not a force of law and public justice.. J Adams

Nature Itches

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Sandy Ideka I remember P.J. O’Rourke saying, “Nature itches,” on a television program a few years ago about his...

Free Markets Create Jobs

In this struggling economy it is essential for politicians to take a step back and think about what government has been doing to business in this country.

The Worst Evil to be Inflicted Would Be No Restraint Upon Youth

The worst evil that could be inflicted upon the youth of the land would be to leave them without restraint and completely at the mercy of their own uncontrolled inclinations.

No Inconsequential Matter — Steve Farrell

The trouble with those who view our system today as a democracy rather than what the American Founders called it -- a republic -- is that they forget that there are some political activities, some laws, that can never claim legitimacy (even by direct or indirect majority support). This is so because our republic balances out its democratic features with an emphasis on the rule of law, inalienable rights, and especially the protection of property. - Steve Farrell

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Potentially powerful pipeline precedents

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