Category: Liberty

You Can Run but You Can’t Hide

“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.”   Montesquieu, French Judge and Political Philosopher, (1689 – 1755) You think you are a law-abiding citizen, don’t you?  Think…

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Elective Despotism

Though the Founding Fathers fought a revolution because they hated the idea of taxation without representation, soon after independence they realized that taxation with representation could be tyranny too. That was the whole point of James Madison’s famous warning in…

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Hatred is the Devil’s Folly

The EU recently codified anti-Semitism into law in an attempt to undermine the sovereignty of the nation of Israel.  Their ruling demands that labels on Israeli goods produced in East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, Judea and the West Bank use…

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The Battle For Virginia’s Future

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.”  Thomas Jefferson Given the dishonesty and lack of moral principles many of our elected and some of the candidates display,  It is clear that…

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“Recipe for an American”

What makes an American? What are the qualities — the “ingredients,” if you will — that distinguish Americans from Germans, Mexicans, or the French? Why is it that we feel a special right to be proud of who we are…

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America is Freedom’s Colosseum

“I believe freedom of speech and religious liberty at home will be restored. I believe that, abroad, America will once more be feared and respected, freezing the sweat and chilling the bones of men that aspire to tyranny, even fleetingly.…

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Treason From Within

“Every man, when he is oppressed and disarmed, may still imagine that, while he yields in obedience, it is to himself he yields it. . .It is in vain to summon a people who have been rendered so dependent on…

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ID or not ID — that is the question

A long time ago, when America was free, and new inventions and ideas seemed to be popping up every day, there arose the gravest threat to individual liberty, and to everything the American Revolution had stood for, that the people…

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