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The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which Heaven itself has ordained.” ~ George Washington, First Inaugural Address

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“Did you really think we want those laws observed?” said Dr. Ferris. “We want them to be broken. You’d better get it straight that it’s not a bunch of boy scouts you’re up against… We’re after power and we mean it… There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is […]

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“So often we come to those points when it gets dark. It seems that the light of life is out. The sunlight of day moves out of our being and out the rest of our faith. We get disillusioned and confused and give up in despair. But if we will only look around we will […]

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“The clock of life is wound but once, and no man has the power to tell just when the hands will stop, at late or early hour.  Now is the only time you own. Live, love, toil with a will. Place no faith in time.  For the clock may soon be still.” ~Author Unknown

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PEOPLE ASK  WHY? Why Carry a Gun? I don’t carry a gun to kill  people. I carry a gun to keep from  being killed. I  don’t carry a gun to  scare people. I carry a gun because  sometimes this world can be a scary place. I  don’t carry a gun  because I’m paranoid. I carry […]

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“Silence becomes a kind of crime when it operates as a cover or an encouragement to the guilty.” ~Thomas Paine

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“Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law-breaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.” ~ Justice Louis D. Brandeis

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“I am for doing good to the poor, but…I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. I observed…that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became […]

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“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, in Letter to Dr. J. Currie, 1786

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“It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ! For this very reason peoples of other faiths have been afforded asylum, prosperity, and freedom of worship here.” ~ Patrick Henry

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“Liberty is the power to do everything that does not interfere with the rights of others; thus, the exercise of the natural rights of every individual has no limits save those that assure to other members of society the enjoyment of the same rights.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, “Plan of a Declaration of Rights,” 1792

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“Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty as well as the abuses of power.” ~James Madison, in The Federalist Papers, 1788

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“Conjectures are often substituted for facts.” ~George Washington

A Visitor from the Past

A Visitor from the Past by Thelan Paulk 1986   I had a dream the other night, I didn’t understand. A figure walking through the mist, with flintlock in his hand. His clothes were torn and dirty, as he stood there by my bed. He took off his three-cornered hat, and speaking low, he said:  […]

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“All men having power ought to be distrusted.” ~James Madison, United States Constitutional Convention, 1787

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“Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption. If it be intelligent, brave, and pure, it is because the people demand these high qualities to represent them in the national […]

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“Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.” ~Thomas Jefferson

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“As long as our Government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of person and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.” ~Andrew Jackson

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… a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.” ~Thomas Jefferson, Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801

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  “The very definition of tyranny is when all powers are gathered under one place.”  —James Madison