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About forloveofgodandcountry

I'm originally from New Jersey where I spent most of my life. I now live in North Carolina with my husband and 4 children. I'm an attorney

A Simple Case for Pitt County’s Confederate Soldiers Monument

by Diane Rufino, August 16, 2021 Friends, fellow parents, concerned Pitt County (NC) residents, please check out my friend Jerry McRoy’s excellent article on his newly-created blogsite “J Man’s Thoughts.”  The article is titled “County Commissioners, Their Constituents, and Their … Continue reading

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Too Many Parents are Raising Criminals

by Diane Rufino, August 14, 2021 (originally submitted and printed as a Letter to the Editor in 2008) Since the terrorist attacks of September 2001, people have complained about how Homeland Security measures are burdening their fundamental rights. Yet every … Continue reading

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

by Diane Rufino, August 9, 2021 When I’m out in the pool, I usually bring Alexa outside with me to listen to my extensive Bruce Springsteen songlist. I especially look forward to his duet with Tom Morello on “The Ghost … Continue reading

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To the Pitt County Commissioners, Put our Confederate Soldiers Monument Back !! Confederate Lives Mattered

by Diane Rufino, August 4, 2021 The Pitt County Confederate Soldiers Monument, sitting on the corner out in front of the Pitt County Courthouse, where it has proudly and majestically stood from November 11, 1914 until the Pitt County Commissioners … Continue reading

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North Carolina Needs an Audit and Here’s Why

The following article (“North Carolina Needs an Audit and Here’s Why”) was written by my friend Marcus Karachun and published in Big League Politics on July 28. [ https://bigleaguepolitics.com/north-carolina-needs-an-audit-and-heres-why/ ] Democrats continuously harp about how the 2020 election was somehow … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Like the United States, then Leave !!

by Diane Rufino, June 28, 2021 At Saturday’s U.S. Olympic Track and Field trials, June 26, athlete Gwen Berry, who calls herself an “activist,” was standing on the podium after receiving her bronze medal in the hammer throw when she … Continue reading

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Hats Off to the American Democrat Party

by Diane Rufino, June 24, 2021 The Democrat Party of the United States…..  I have to hand it to you….. Your plans and platforms have been so progressive, your policies so vile and offensive, your methods so discriminatory, arbitrary,, irrational, … Continue reading

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WHAT IF?

by Diane Rufino, June 19, 2021 Today, June 19, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Twitter that he had just signed a Resolution asserting Texas state sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment over all powers not granted to the federal government … Continue reading

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IS NULLIFICATION A VIABLE OPTION TO CURB FEDERAL ABUSE?

By Diane Rufino, June 17, 2021 On June 15, I posted a question and some of my personal thoughts on the matter. I noted that our nation’s culture and politics has perhaps reached a tipping point where two competing ideologies … Continue reading

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AN OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY & MEANING OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT

by Diane Rufino, May 2017 – June 17, 2021 INTRODUCTION – “No free man shall be debarred (denied) the use of arms.” –  as proposed by Thomas Jefferson for Virginia’s Bill of Rights, 1776 The Federal Farmer (anti-Federalist author) in … Continue reading

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