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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Our Founding Documents, Publications, Speeches, and Court Opinions?

by Diane Rufino, November 12, 2019 For my TEA Party meeting last night, I put together a QUIZ for members to work on at their seats to see how well they are able to identify and recognize our country’s founding … Continue reading

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ANATOMY of a SUPREME COURT CASE: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)

  (Photo credit: Median) by Diane Rufino, May 25, 2019 The case District of Columbia v. Heller is the landmark Supreme Court case decided in 2008, and written by the late great conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, which finally looked at … Continue reading

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Rejection of the Electoral College is the Surest Path to the Destruction of this Country

by Traci Griggs (NC Family Policy Matters, April 18, 2019), with an intro by Diane Rufino, May 28, 2019 Rejection of the Electoral College is the Surest Path to the Destruction of this Country. It seems fewer and fewer Americans … Continue reading

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ABORTION: Why the Supreme Court Got it Wrong in Roe v. Wade (1973)

  (Photo Credit – Prevent Disease website) by Diane Rufino, February 22, 2019 On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down one of the most controversial opinions in its history. It issued its opinion regarding the constitutionality of state … Continue reading

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This Thing We Call “Sovereignty”

  by Diane Rufino, February 20, 2019 On September 3, 1783, representatives from the American states, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay, and a representative of King George III signed the Treaty of Paris to officially end the American … Continue reading

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Does President Trump Have Authority to Secure Our Southern Border?

by Diane Rufino (also referencing an article by Publius Huldah), January 15, 2019 QUESTION:  Can President Trump seal off our southern border? There are three theories, perhaps even four, upon which President Trump can close our southern border, including providing … Continue reading

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A Bill of Rights is What All Free People Are Entitled To Against Every Government

by Diane Rufino, January 3, 2019 Let me add that a bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference……”    … Continue reading

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