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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Texas Textbook battle rages on: Moses influenced the Founders, violence in Islam, climate change

The Texas Board of Education, a group whose decisions usually sets the tone for school districts  throughout the United States, heard testimony on Tuesday and voted to wait on a new set of school history and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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This Day in History: Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense January 10, 1776

The “book” which inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776 was published on this day 238 years ago. Thomas Paine’s More...

By The Founding Parents On Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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What I want from a President

What I want from a President is someone who knows that they are Public Servant Number One, in the same group as the garbage collector or the postal worker just higher up the pay scale. Someone who knows they weren’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Defense Department manual claims ‘extremists’ talk of ‘individual liberties’ ‘state rights’ and ‘make the world a better place’

Judicial Watch recently obtained a Department of Defense training manual which lists people who embrace “individual liberties” and honor “states’ rights,” among other characteristics, as potential “extremists” More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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Michael Moore says voter suppression was ‘founding principle of this country’

photo Prognosic During MSNBC’s “Last Word” tonight, filmmaker and left-wing activist Michael Moore discussed what he believes is the origins of voter suppression and how to get people who aren’t More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 16th, 2012
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George Washington voted Britain’s Greatest Foe

America’s first President, George Washington was recognized by the National Army Museum to identify Britain’s most outstanding military opponent. The Telegraph reports that the special event at the More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
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Whatever happened to Article I, Section 8, clause 11 of the US Constitution?

Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich has been prominent in the news lately because of his assertions that President Barack Obama unconstitutionally got us in another war without the Congress declaring it, this time More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 24th, 2011
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John Quincy Adams delivers the Amistad speech freeing African Slaves

Among the early Americans opposing slavery, John Quincy Adams was made famous for speech at the Amistad case heard by the Supreme Court. Source: John S. C. Abbott, Lives of the Presidents, A Graphic History of the More...

By Robert On Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
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Does the ‘General Welfare’ clause constitute such sweeping powers?

One of the phrases in the U.S. Constitution that has been more misunderstood, misinterpreted, and violated by politicians since the founding of the Republic is found in Article I, Section 8: “to provide for More...

By Robert On Thursday, August 26th, 2010
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What is nullification?

Though it may seem like a new theory with the opposition to President Obama’s health care plan, cap and trade and other intrusive, unconstitutional laws, nullification is far from being new. The legal principle More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 3rd, 2010
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Happy Birthday James Madison, the Father of the Constitution

James Madison was our 4th President, a close friend to Thomas Jefferson, helped push through, amongst other things, religious freedom statutes. James Madison portrait by John Vanderlyn, dated 1816 Madison’s More...


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