Declaration/Constitution

James Madison: Father of the Constitution

James Madison: Father of the Constitution

By John Biver

From the Heritage Foundation: James Madison is generally regarded as the father of the United States Constitution. No other delegate was better prepared for the Federal Convention of 1787, and no one contributed more…

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Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” speech: Video & Text

By John Biver

Almost 50 years later the issues are the same — it’s always a time for choosing…(The Speech – October 27, 1964): I have spent most of my life as a Democrat. I recently have seen fit to follow another course. I believe that the issues confronting us cross party lines. Now, one side in this campaign has been telling us that the issues of this election are the maintenance of peace and prosperity. The line has been used, “We’ve never had it so good.” […]

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Endangered: The Constitution

Endangered: The Constitution

By John Biver

Mark Baisley has a series underway and Townhall.com that’s worth reading: This article is the first in a series on the Bill of Rights in the United States Constitution. My purpose in posting this…

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When Men Forsake God, Tyranny Always Follows

When Men Forsake God, Tyranny Always Follows

By John Biver

From Chris Banescu at American Thinker: The prophetic words of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn resonate like thunder across the history of man. “Men have forgotten God; that’s why all this has happened.” Thus summarized the Nobel…

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Our First Right: Religious Liberty

Our First Right: Religious Liberty

By John Biver

Charles J. Chaput from the Witherspoon Institute outlines it well: America’s founding documents assume an implicitly religious anthropology—an idea of human nature, nature’s God, and natural rights—that many of our leaders no longer share….

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The Hijacking of America

The Hijacking of America

By John Biver

From John Ozanich at American Thinker: The nature of government is control and the nature of control is to ever increasingly improve its ability to maintain and exercise itself. Left unchecked, any power will…

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Fighting the Real Enemy

Fighting the Real Enemy

By John Biver

I agree with this from Bruce Walker at American Thinker: Creeping totalitarianism is silently supplanting normal human thoughts and beliefs with an omnipresent and soul-destroying moral pathology. Although many wish to find another name…

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