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One Nation under God, Indivisible. Really?

One Nation under God, Indivisible. Really?

I don’t have any issue with the idea of a pledge of allegiance, and I do pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands. The problem is the republic we have and the republic for which it stands aren’t necessarily one and the same. […]

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 […]

The Function of Secession

The Function of Secession

by Bill Miller There was a time—beginning with the founding of this Union—when our States believed in limited government, and if the central government exceeded its delegated authority, these feisty independent sovereigns had no qualms with either nullification or secession as a possible remedy. But once those eleven Southern States finally did secede in 1861, […]

Arizona — The New South Carolina?

Arizona — The New South Carolina?

It shouldn’t have come as a surprise. I guess it really didn’t. Still, I was shocked and appalled all the same. I had just set down to lunch with my daughters at Hamburger Heaven in Homewood, Alabama when I heard the news from the TV overhead and behind me. The federal judge had, for the most part, ruled Arizona‘s illegal alien […]

Why Celebrate Independence Day?

Why Celebrate Independence Day?

Some 230 years ago the American colonies declared their independence, the necessity of consent of the governed, the premise of Divine endowment of inalienable rights, the purpose and end of government, the invalidity of tyranny, their grievances of abuses under the British crown, and each their individual sovereignty. Their cooperation therein implicated the association between them […]

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