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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Law Defined—Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary

Law Defined—Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary

Noah Webster by Sharples c 1798, 2nd Bank Portrait Gallery, Philadelphia. THEY WERE BELIEVERS, NOAH WEBSTER 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language LAW, noun 1. A rule, particularly an established or permanent rule, prescribed by the supreme power of a state to its subjects, for regulating their actions, particularly [...]

Quiet, Comfortable Christian or True Disciple?—Russell M. Nelson

Quiet, Comfortable Christian or True Disciple?—Russell M. Nelson

Elder Russell M. Nelson CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS August 2015, Ensign The day is gone when you can be a quiet and comfortable Christian. Your religion is not just about showing up for church on Sunday. It is about showing up as a true disciple from Sunday morning through Saturday night—24/7! There is no such thing as a [...]

Surrender Like a Boy Scout

Surrender Like a Boy Scout

BY SELWYN DUKE There has been much written about the Boy Scouts of America’s recent acceptance of openly homosexual scout masters. The organization has been raked over the coals by the right and accused of offering only a half-measure by the left. But few appreciate what the BSA has actually done — and the BSA has no idea what it has done [...]

Gouverneur Morris: The Only Solid Base of Free Governments

Gouverneur Morris: The Only Solid Base of Free Governments

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GOUVERNEUR MORRIS For avoiding the extremes of despotism or anarchy ... the only ground of hope must be on the morals of the people. I believe that religion is the only solid base of morals and that morals are the only possible support of free governments. Source: United States Founding Father, Signer and Penman of [...]

Jonathan Swift—Essay upon the Art of Political Lying

Jonathan Swift—Essay upon the Art of Political Lying

Commentary In 1710, Jonathan Swift writes an essay for The Examiner. Besides, as the vilest writer has his readers, so the greatest liar has his believers; and it often happens, that if a lie be believed only for an hour, it has done its work, and there is no farther occasion for it. Falsehood flies, and Truth comes limping after it; [...]

Joseph Sewall: Nineveh’s Repentance and Deliverance

Joseph Sewall: Nineveh’s Repentance and Deliverance

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS A SERMON Preach'd before His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOUR The HONOURABLE COUNCIL AND Representatives of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, on a Day of FASTING and PRAYER in the Council Chamber, Dec. 3. 1740. By Joseph Sewall, D.D. Pastor of a Church of CHRIST in Boston. Jer. [...]

Ezra Taft Benson: Foundation and Function of Government

Ezra Taft Benson: Foundation and Function of Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS No people can maintain freedom unless their political institutions are founded upon faith in God and belief in the existence of moral law. God has endowed, men with certain inalienable rights, and no legislature and no majority, however great, may morally limit or destroy these. The function of [...]

SCOTUS Ignites New Level Of Fight For God and Country

SCOTUS Ignites New Level Of Fight For God and Country

BY LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN My sofa felt pretty comfortable. Ninety percent of the time, I'm on the road as chairman of the Conservative Campaign Committee.http://bit.ly/1Nm7PHJ This was a rare occasion to be in town for the Volusia 9/12 Project monthly meeting. I saw the email reminder about the meeting earlier that day and [...]

Think On These Two Things

Think On These Two Things

Considerations by the Way An ancient philosopher advises a distant congregation. We shall not presume to anticipate the judgment of our fellow-citizens throughout the Union on these important letters, by interposing any comments of our own.—Four Letters on the Important Subject of Government, 1802. Two Jews Arrive in [...]

National Law of the Harvest

National Law of the Harvest

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL There is a Christian Church in America that contends, as did many of our Christian forefathers, that America "is a choice land; and whatsoever nation shall possess it shall be free from bondage, and captivity, and from all other nations under heaven; if they but serve the God of this land, who is Jesus [...]

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