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Getting Gettysburg Right

At the conclusion of his Gettysburg Address, Lincoln affirmed, “that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” That reference was to our constitutional republic, not Obama’s vision for the People’s Socialist Democratic Republic. Continue reading

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Carts, Horses, and Secession

The Founders provide a good model; so too, do Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King. They showed the power of non-violent tactics. They were also incremental. They began small and slowly escalated, as needed. This requires patience. You will likely lose at each step. But this does not mean you can skip the steps. Suffering will expand in the short term. The political class may use brute force if it feels threatened. Some will be injured. But you will lose if you respond with violence. Please understand — violence is The State’s strength and your weakness. You must not oppose strength with weakness. Continue reading

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