Tag Archives: Thomas Jefferson

A RE-DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

by Diane Rufino, January 22, 2021 This article is dedicated to our great Founding Fathers – men who had the courage, the foresight, and the wisdom to secure the freedom that I exercise and enjoy every single day. PURPOSE: The … 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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Are We Not Supposed to Take “Jealous Care” of Our Right to Vote and to Make Absolutely Sure That Each Citizen’s Vote Counts Equally?

by Diane Rufino The year 2020 is the year of election interference and election tampering. No other presidential election (aside from the election of 1960 between Nixon and John F. Kennedy) has been fraught with such intentional, deliberate, anti-American, unconstitutional, … Continue reading

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Author Gene Kizer, Jr. Defends the South to the Editor of a Charleston, SC Newspaper

  (Photo: Gene Kizer, Jr) by Gene Kizer Jr, July 12, 2019, with an Intro by Diane Rufino This post is to give you some FOOD FOR THOUGHT……. And perhaps even to inspire you to action, which I hope will … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Virginia: Demonizing Thomas Jefferson and Continuing the Trend to Foreclose Education and Free Speech

by Diane Rufino, July 6, 2019 On July 2, the Charlottesville (Virginia) City Council voted to no longer recognize Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, April 13, as a celebrated a paid holiday. Charlottesville is the hometown of our country’s most renown Founding … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence: Thirteen Colonies Yearning to Be Free

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2019 Independence Day – What it really means…. What does Independence Day – the 4th of July – mean to you? Is it just a holiday to eat, drink, and light off fireworks? Do you … Continue reading

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MONTICELLO: Missing the Opportunity to Educate Americans on the Extensive Legacy of Thomas Jefferson

by Diane Rufino, June 29, 2019 I was contacted this morning by Monticello, asking for a donation. While those who know me, and perhaps even those who have read my articles, know that Thomas Jefferson is my favorite Founding Father … 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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Undoing the American Republic with Welfare and Institutionalized Poverty (That’s Why Welfare Reform is So Important)

by Diane Rufino, September 30, 2018 Government programs such as welfare and other social means-tested programs characterize very well the government’s general policy towards poverty: Make individuals “comfortable” in their poverty rather than incentivize them to become self-sufficient. Those dependent … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson Articulates the Remedy of NULLIFICATION in an Opinion Written to President George Washington in 1791

by Diane Rufino, September 16, 2018 In 1791, Thomas Jefferson wrote an opinion on the constitutionality of a National Bank. It is an important commentary on the meaning and intent of the US Constitution, in particular the two general clauses … Continue reading

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