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Legislators are Representatives not Rulers

Legislators are Representatives not Rulers

The following comments (emphasis added), regarding the President’s speech this morning, are from my friend, David McNabb, of Paden Oklahoma. They seemed fitting to share here with y’all. Enjoy! Today President Obama several times called the legislators “leaders.” Herein lies the problem. American legislators are busy trying to be leaders, and neglecting their duty to […]

The Purpose and Function of the Constitution

The Purpose and Function of the Constitution

The Constitution is just what it says it is, a compact delineating the basis upon which a union between the sovereign States, and any future States admitted, would be constituted and carried out. It’s function was not so much to empower the federal government to rule as it was to specify, limit, and rule the agency of […]

Confederate Monument in Jasper, Alabama

Confederate Monument in Jasper, Alabama

The city of  Jasper, in Walker county of Alabama, is home to one of the states many confederate monuments. The area fell victim to pillaging, burning, and who knows what other savagery as Union forces marched toward Selma raiding deep into the Southland. The monument stands at the front of the courthouse square. It was erected in 1907 by […]

What Started the Civil War?

What Started the Civil War?

This weekend, while taking a mini-vacation with the family to Stone Mountain in Georgia,  I read on one of the displays there in the Memorial Hall museum that, “the Civil War started when Confederate soldiers fired on federal troops at Fort Sumter.” Now that’s just not a fair statement. It is severely biased and not a little misleading. It disturbed me […]