Defending the Judeo-Christian Heritage, limited government, and the American Constitution
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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

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Plymouth and the Defamation of Christian Character

Plymouth and the Defamation of Christian Character

BY ANDRÉ FRENCH I am simply disgusted. Hi atop Cole’s Hill, overlooking Plymouth Harbor, stands an enormous bronze statue of Massasoit, the chief of the Wampanoag tribe. Not as imposing a presence is another memorial placed a short stone’s throw away from this tribute to the Native Americans befriended by the Plymouth settlers. That [...]

Soda Prohibition: Bloomberg’s Control of POP Culture

Soda Prohibition: Bloomberg’s Control of POP Culture

Andre French BY ANDRÉ FRENCH Look... I have no use for soda. Not because it doesn't taste good, or because it's cold effervescence doesn't quench a parched thirst on a blistering day. I have a heavy aversion to it because it not only offers nothing of nutritional value; I actually consider it bad for me. But, I do possess the human decency [...]

The Divine Distance – Bridging the Divide Between the Mind and the Heart

The Divine Distance – Bridging the Divide Between the Mind and the Heart

Andre French BY ANDRÉ FRENCH It has always fascinated me that the grace of God does not discriminate in matters of intellect. While the educated elite may argue that Christ is a crutch for millions of brainwashed adherents, there are those among the intelligentsia that have come to embrace not only the crutch of Christ by which they stand, [...]

Inhumane Conditioning

Inhumane Conditioning

Andre French The Intersection of the American Civil War and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict BY ANDRÉ FRENCH In light of the celebratory atmosphere surrounding Spielberg’s Lincoln, and the disturbing atmosphere surrounding the UN’s declaration of statehood to Hamas harboring Palestine… I’ve been thinking a lot lately, about [...]

Pay It Backward—André French

Pay It Backward—André French

Andre French BY ANDRÉ FRENCH Likely you’ve heard about the random acts of kindness that occasionally take place at fast food chains like Starbucks. The “Pay It Forward” phenomenon has been cropping up throughout the country for several years now. It all starts when a customer at the drive-thru tells the cashier that they would like to [...]

Our Pilgrim Legacy

Our Pilgrim Legacy

BY ANDRÉ FRENCH When most Americans entertain the relevance of the Plymouth Pilgrims, images of turkeys and Indians are conjured up. There they are, sitting in festive celebration surrounded by pumpkins and cornstalks. It is a light hearted, happy scene that gives no indication of the long and tumultuous road that brought them to this table in [...]

Lincoln’s Sacrifice—André French

Lincoln’s Sacrifice—André French

By André French Not so hidden among the volumes in my library is a shelf devoted to my favorite American, Abraham Lincoln. Many a birthday and Christmas have added to its number, and I’ve considered such gifts true treasures. Amid the finer contemporary works is the favored “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin, a gift from my wife [...]

Christianity, the Nanny State and Caring By Proxy

Christianity, the Nanny State and Caring By Proxy

André French BY ANDRÉ FRENCH Since I was eleven, and my grandfather sat me down in front of an old black and white to watch his party’s national convention, I have both enjoyed and deplored my addiction to the study of politics and the human condition. Something bit me that summer in 1972. Something beautiful and something bitter. Gramps [...]