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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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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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Where Are Today’s Revolutionary Patriots – Ones like Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, George Mason – And Where are Today’s Rabble Rousers Like the Colonial Sons of Liberty?

by Diane Rufino, Dec. 23, 2020 Our country is, no doubt, in a horrible mess – an embarrassment to the world and on the verge of destroying the very goodness, principles, and freedom that we had been founded on. For … Continue reading

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Ignoring the Facts, Americans Still Believe They Live in a Free Country

by Diane Rufino, March 22, 2018 How many times have you said to someone “We live in a free country?”  How many times have you commented “Thank God we live in a free country.”  How many times have you heard … Continue reading

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2017 Independence Day Reflection

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2017 “My country, ‘tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died; Land of the Pilgrims’ pride, from ev’ry mountainside, Let freedom ring!” Every successful experiment starts with … Continue reading

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What Our Founding Generation Would Have Said About Obamacare

                by Diane Rufino, February 25, 2017 Although we are on the verge of having President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka, “Obamacare”) repealed and replaced, … Continue reading

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Where Are Today’s Sons of Liberty?

by Diane Rufino We talk a lot today about how the Constitution no longer means what it used to and it no longer protects individual freedom and liberty as it used to. We say this because a government of limited … Continue reading

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