Tag Archives: Constitution

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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SOLUTIONS FOR AMERICA: How to Preserve the Constitution and the Land of Liberty Our Founding Fathers Gave Us

by Diane Rufino, September 1, 2021 Why do I say that we need to preserve our country?  Why does America need saving?  As I made abundantly clear, in my article “A Re-Declaration of Independence,” which I posted on January 23 … 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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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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