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THE UNCONSTITUTIONALITY of the 14th AMENDMENT: When Will the Truth Finally Come Out?

by Diane Rufino, 2014- January 19, 2023 This article is about the Fourteenth Amendment – the amendment directly responsible for the cruel Reconstruction era and restructuring of the defeated Southern states. The amendment is so controversial and so questionable, and … Continue reading

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THE DUBIOUS ORIGINS OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT (by Walter J. Suthon Jr)

by Walter J. Suthon Jr, from his Tulane University Law Review article PREFACE (by Diane Rufino): The Fourteenth Amendment, namely the “Equal Protection Clause,” is the provision of the US Constitution most often cited in federal lawsuits. The Fourteenth Amendment … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE STATUS OF VOTER ID in NORTH CAROLINA?

by Diane Rufino, October 27, 2022 THE RIGHT TO VOTE At the time of the founding of our country, many groups, including white men who didn’t own any land, free blacks, and women, could not vote. Did that mean that … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY: Why Such Hostility to This Fundamental Freedom?

by Diane Rufino, October 7, 2022 “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen – not only because I see it, but because by it, I see everything else.”   — C.S. Lewis It is absolutely clear … Continue reading

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Conservatives at a Crossroads in Their Relationship With Government & Big Tech

by Diane Rufino, September 16, 2022 Conservatives are at a crossroads in their relationship with big government and big tech. It is, as Ronald Reagan so eloquently put it in the campaign speech he delivered on October 27, 1964 in … Continue reading

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Why It’s Crucial to Repeal the 17th Amendment

by Diane Rufino, August 4, 2022 When I talk to folks about the Constitution, I usually comment that “the Constitution holds all the answers to the problems that are plaguing us as a country,” and as a republic. This article … Continue reading

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America, The Land That I Love

by Diane Rufino, July 11, 2022 I’m a long-time activist. I started a Tea Party group in 2009 in my area of North Carolina and have been running it ever since. I believe in the Tea Party movement because it … Continue reading

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WHEN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COMES FOR YOUR GUN RIGHTS & LIBERTIES

by Diane Rufino, June 14, 2022 As we all know, our inalienable rights do not come from government; they come from our Creator, endowed at our creation, and are recognized by nature’s law. Our rights are recognized in our constitutions … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Question and Some Fundamental, Yet Contested, Truths

by Diane Rufino, June 6, 2022 I’ve been asking this fundamental question for many years now: Is too much individual freedom ultimately destructive of the greater prize – liberty?   Our Founding Fathers expressed their vision for an independent united … Continue reading

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NULLIFICATION: The Rightful Remedy Whose Time Has Finally Come

by Diane Rufino, January 28, 2022 Introduction:   “Trick or Treat” (Episode 51, Season 3, BOSTON LEGAL) –  Jerry Espenson, friend of Alan Shore and attorney at Boston Legal, is on trial for perjury. In Alan Shore’s office, he is sitting behind … Continue reading

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