Tag Archives: Thomas Jefferson

Happy Independence Day: Teach Your Children Well

In this current period of American political revolution, we should take note of the Declaration of Independence and pass these lessons on to our own children, the next generation to inherit the struggle for Freedom and Liberty. Continue reading

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Brexit: Welcome, Britain, to Our Revolution

That’s the choice Britain faces: to maintain the legitimate authority of its own government or to turn the country into a mere colony of Brussels. If the British want to preserve their ability to govern themselves, they will vote to leave the European Union. Continue reading

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Monthly Feature: Apologists for Islam and History

Apologists for Islam are a varied bunch – some reveal ignorance, others deploy deliberate taqiyya – but all play fast and loose with history, especially Obama. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, born April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 Continue reading

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Attacking Our Nation’s Founders

Contrary to what academic hustlers teach, the Three-Fifths Compromise was not a statement about human worth; it was an attempt to reduce the pro-slavery representation in Congress. Continue reading

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Monthly Feature: The Bankers Strike Back

Yet, we have ceded to central banks power to override government. Exactly what Jefferson and Franklin warned us against. Continue reading

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America’s First Presidents

The Founding Fathers laid the framework for the characteristics most respected in a president, shaping America’s values and beliefs. Continue reading

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Something Wicked This Way Comes: Obama’s Unconstitutional Federal Police Force and Standing Domestic Army

You say you want a revolution? Be careful what you wish for, Mr. Obama. A federal DHS police force and an army of militarized local cops under their jurisdiction is a sure way to help bring it about. Continue reading

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Divided We Fall: A Historical Treatise on Race Hustling, Slavery, and the Real Victimization of People of Color

History’s atrocities have many fathers, including those who cry the loudest today. No, today’s problems are politically driven; indeed there is a cruel method to the destructive and degenerative mayhem we are witnessing. This essay reveals the modern agenda behind these animosities, and the true victims of it. Continue reading

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Enemy Inside the Gates: Cicero’s Prognosis and the Supreme Adjudication of ‘The Great Society’

Perhaps Benjamin Franklin knew what he was talking about when he told the young nation, after it had adopted its Constitution, in substance, that they had gained a free and independent nation but did not have the common sense to keep it. Continue reading

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On Constitution Day: ‘A Republic, if You Can Keep It’

It is remarkable the number of citizens that regard the United States of America as a ‘democracy.’ It is, of course, a Constitutional Republic, and always has been so. Thomas Jefferson regarded the distinction as such: “A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.” This article, slightly revised from its original form, first appeared in the November 6, 2000 issue of The New American. It is appropriate that we reacquaint ourselves with our Republican form of government on this Constitution Day 2014. Continue reading

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James Madison: How the States Can Block Federal Gun Control

What do we do when the federal government simply ignores the Second Amendment and acts in ways that infringe on our right to keep and bear arms? Well, James Madison laid out a blueprint in Federalist 46 before the Constitution was even ratified. Continue reading

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The Obama Administration vs. The Constitution

Ronald J. Pestritto, Assistant Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, delivers this fascinating, informative, and (sadly) funny speech as part of the “First Principles on First Fridays” lecture series, May 26, 2011. The series was sponsored by Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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U.S. History Takes Drastic Left Turn This Fall

High-school history teachers nationwide will give their top students a dark retelling of U.S. history this fall, courtesy of the College Board, a nonprofit college readiness firm led by Common Core architect David Coleman. Continue reading

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The Education of Our Children (According to Jefferson)

An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic. Self-government is not possible unless the citizens are educated sufficiently to enable them to exercise oversight. It is therefore imperative that the nation see to it that a suitable education be provided for all its citizens. (Thomas Jefferson) Continue reading

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Story-Killers: How the Common Core Destroys Minds and Souls

Common Core is the deliberate replacement of teaching critical thought with what amounts to sociopolitical programming. The fact that it’s being perpetrated against children makes it one of the most despicable, immoral acts in America over the last century. Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom: On Education and Our Children’s Future

“We are now trusting to those who are against us in position and principle, to fashion to their own form the minds and affections of our youth… This canker is eating on the vitals of our existence, and if not arrested at once, will be beyond remedy.” — Thomas Jefferson to James Breckinridge, 1821. ME 15:315 Continue reading

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Socialists Dance on Jefferson’s Grave

This has been the pattern of many in power throughout the ages. It matters little which class or cause they claim to represent. What they invariably ignore is that awesome power carries with it awesome responsibility. Continue reading

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Screening: The Obama Deception

Now that the hope-and-change is wearing off for millions of Americans, we thought it might be time to re-post The Obama Deception. This important Infowars film was made a few years ago and has garnered 14 million views to date. Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas are My 2A Rights

Defend our God-given right to defend ourselves through the Second Amendment. Continue reading

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