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A Government of the People, By the People, For the People….. How it Really Works, According to Thomas Jefferson

                by Diane Rufino, September 20, 2017 Thomas Jefferson articulated the absolute right of a state to secede from the Union. He did so in 1798, in 1799, in 1816, and up until … Continue reading

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Give Trump a Chance

                          by Diane Rufino, March 18, 2017 I’m tired of the insane talking points and reactions to everything President Trump is doing. I’m tired of the messages and … Continue reading

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TITAN v. TITAN: President Trump and the Federal Courts Face Off Over the Temporary Travel Ban

by Diane Rufino, February 6, 2017 On January 27, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” which provides a 90-day suspension of entry into the United States for … Continue reading

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History Speaks Through the Monuments on the National Mall

by Diane Rufino, January 21, 2017 Yesterday I visited the Jefferson Memorial to commune with my favorite Founding Father. Jefferson is perhaps the single reason I am so very proud to be an American. The principles he articulated in the … Continue reading

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Esteemed Ghosts from our Past

            by Diane Rufino If you are ever confused as to the order of things, the emphasis of individual rights with respect to government, the rights of States with respect to the federal government, and … Continue reading

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A Government That Wants to Control Us, Not Represent Us

    by Diane Rufino George S. Liberty recently wrote a rant about government on his blogsite after he watched a news clip about Jonathan Gruber, the controversial architect of Obamacare.  His theme was how audacious and contemptible the government … Continue reading

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In Honor of Constitution Day 2013

            by Diane Rufino Today is Constitution Day. Please take the time to reflect upon the principles that inspired our independence from Great Britain, united independent sovereign states, and inspired generations of Americans to put … Continue reading

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