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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

Charlottesville, Virginia: Demonizing Thomas Jefferson and Continuing the Trend to Foreclose Education and Free Speech

by Diane Rufino, July 6, 2019 On July 2, the Charlottesville (Virginia) City Council voted to no longer recognize Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, April 13, as a celebrated a paid holiday. Charlottesville is the hometown of our country’s most renown Founding … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Electoral College

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2019 The Electoral College seems to be a hot topic lately, right? Democrats are trying very hard to have it abolished, in favor of having the president chosen by a national popular vote rather than … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence: Thirteen Colonies Yearning to Be Free

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2019 Independence Day – What it really means…. What does Independence Day – the 4th of July – mean to you? Is it just a holiday to eat, drink, and light off fireworks? Do you … Continue reading

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I VOTED

by Diane Rufino, July 3, 2019 I voted today. It’s been a frustrating special election season. Tempers have flared, ambitions have run high, and friends have turned on each other. I’ve heard all kinds of reasons and justifications for why … Continue reading

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Staunch Conservative Firecracker Sarah Palin ENDORSES Dr. Joan Perry for the US Congress from NC’s Third District

IMPORTANT PRESS RELEASE:       Kinston, NC    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, a staunch conservative and the first Republican female Vice Presidential nominee, endorsed Dr. Joan Perry for Congress in North Carolina’s Third Congressional District. With early voting already … Continue reading

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MONTICELLO: Missing the Opportunity to Educate Americans on the Extensive Legacy of Thomas Jefferson

by Diane Rufino, June 29, 2019 I was contacted this morning by Monticello, asking for a donation. While those who know me, and perhaps even those who have read my articles, know that Thomas Jefferson is my favorite Founding Father … Continue reading

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We Cannot Overlook the Negative Unintended Consequences of the “Let Them Spawn” Bill (HB-483)

by Diane Rufino, June 23, 2019 In true government fashion, the NC House has tried to slip a very bad bill past the citizens of North Carolina and has rushed and hushed it in order to prejudice those most harmed, … Continue reading

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