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I do like wine, but I cannot help you.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I … confine my contributions of this kind to the state in which my property lies, & to the district in which...

Here we go again, but this is the last time.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I recieved lately a letter from Genl. Lawson solliciting a charity which he desired me to send through your hands. I had...

Is 77 too old for the job?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... it is objected indeed in the remonstrance, that he is 77. years of age: but, at a much more advanced age,...

Live Above the Law to be Free

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS: HARTMAN RECTOR JR. October 1972 The story of Joseph, the son of Jacob who was called Israel, is a vivid...

What advice does a dying man offer?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP This letter will, to you, be as one from the dead, the writer will be in the grave before you can weigh...

A Time and a Season

Considerations by the Way An ancient philosopher offers an observation.   We shall not presume to anticipate the judgment of our fellow-citizens throughout the Union on these...

Men That Are Pillars: Benjamin Colman

Called Unto Liberty, Benjamin Coleman, Founding Era Sermons Integrity, uprightness, faithfulness added to knowledge and wisdom, makes men strong and beautiful pillars, whether in church...

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...

George Washington: THE Motive Which Induced Him To The Field

THEY WERE BELIEVERS November 27, 1783 ... Disposed, at every suitable opportunity to acknowledge publicly our infinite obligations to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for...

Officer Christopher Dorner, All American

BY IZZY KALMAN One of the most fascinating dramas of recent times is being played out as I write: the manhunt for former Los Angeles...

God Hath Chosen the Foolish Things of the World

Old World Witness for Jesus Christ 26 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty,...

Selwyn Duke: In Defense of Old White Men

BY SELWYN DUKE While modern society prides itself on being unbiased, it’s no exception to the rule that every age has its fashionable prejudices —...

The Pilgrims Were Thankful They Abandoned Communism

THANKSGIVING, LIBERTY COUNSEL Washington, DC – As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we should examine what lessons can be learned from the first Thanksgiving celebration. One little...

Traveling abroad summary: Is this just a guide … or much more?

"This series of seven posts is NOT just a travel guide. (Nor does it draw from an old group tour joke, “If this is Tuesday, it must be Belgium.”) This single letter contains much wisdom. Look at the parts. What wisdom can you apply to your ... "

To Be Learned Is Good If We Hearken Unto God

American Scripture Obtaining knowledge is good if we follow the counsel of God. But the Prophet Nephi warned us that that God's Counsel is greater...

Plato: Ethics

BY JOHNATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. The ethics of Plato is an application in practice of the principles which had been reached in the metaphysical field. We...

Adler on Wisdom

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. In our common speech we call a man wise either because he shows good judgment in the practical affairs of...

Common Sense and Philosophy

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dr. Adler often speaks of "common sense" . . . How does common sense compare to wisdom? Can a man...

If Your King Serves You, You Also Need to Serve Others

American Scripture And behold, I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom; that ye may learn that when ye are in the service...

Seek Not For Riches But For Wisdom

American Scripture Seek not for riches but for wisdom, and behold, the mysteries of God shall be unfolded unto you, and then shall you be...

Wisdom, Duty, and Action — John Dickinson

It certainly is not a wise man, who folds his arms, and reposes himself at home, viewing with unconcern, the flames that have invaded his neighbors house, without using any endeavors to extinguish them. ... -- American Founder, John Dickinson