Category Archives: Founding Fathers

This is a general category for historical or informational posts about the founding fathers (and mothers)

There ought to be a law……..

  The Main Stream Media spectacle has been in full swing following the mindless tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, fully exploiting the event as Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel described as not “letting a serious crisis to go to waste.”  Yes, … Continue reading

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Progressivism versus Religious Freedom

  Why do progressives espouse disdain for religion, especially Christianity?  Easy, theirs is a means that doesn’t justify their ends; there can be little doubt. The United States of America was clearly founded as a Christian nation in which other religious beliefs … Continue reading

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Pig Pac, Paddy Whack, Give The ‘Boys’ Their Due

In reading Preston Spence’s recent Herald letter, in which he re-named the LEED-IE PAC as the ‘PIG PAC’ (people-in-gangs political action committee), I recalled an old song my mother sang to me,  “Knick knack, paddy whack, give the dog a bone….”  It seemed apropos … Continue reading

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Founding Fathers Endorse BOC Candidates

“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.”  I couldn’t help but be reminded of this earlier quote when contemplating the slate of 2012 commissioner candidates we founding fathers endorse for Lee County.  Never before has there been a more … Continue reading

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Founding Fathers Endorse BOE Candidates- Updated on May 6, 2012

We’re just a week away from electing four of our seven school board members. With Bill Tatum not running for re-election, we already know that at least one of the five new challengers will get seated. The founding fathers also … Continue reading

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Essential Liberty

Last Friday was James Madison’s birthday, so let us then remember his legacy as the father of our Constitution. Madison conceived the basic outline of the Constitution before the Constitutional Convention even met. He came to the Convention steeped in … Continue reading

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