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Reflections on Old Age, Self-Mastery, and the Resurrection – Ben Franklin, 23 May 1785

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Franklin letter to George Whatley, 23 May 1785, from Passy, France I AM not acquainted with the saying of Alphonsus, which...

A Nation Raised up of God, A Debt of Honor, A Plea for Union

Liberty Letters, George Washington, 1783 CIRCULAR LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE GOVERNORS OF ALL THE STATES ON DISBANDING THE ARMY Headquarters, Newburgh, 8 June, 1783. Sir, The great object,...

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;...

Duke: Why Accept Contraception as a Women's Issue?

BY SELWYN DUKE While many points have been made about this campaign’s contraception controversy, there’s one that I haven’t yet heard anyone mention. Why do we...

A Moment of Silence: A Simple Way to Improve Schools and Society

BY IZZY KALMAN The simplest solutions are also the best I am a lover of simple solutions. While we tend to think that solutions are difficult,...

Can Inward Slaves Make Outward Free? — John Milton

What wise and valiant man would seek to free - These , thus degenerate, by themselves enslaved, or could of inward slaves make outward free? - John Milton, Paradise Regained

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The Silver Bullet For Victory

 BY TOM DEWEESE Is tyranny our fate? The question now becomes, what do we do? Obviously, we have one of two choices. We accept our fate,...

‘The Dumbest Generation’ Grows Even Dumber

BY BOB BARR In 2008, Mark Bauerlein wrote “The Dumbest Generation, How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future.” Judging by events...