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The English Roots of American Liberty

by DIane Rufino, January 20, 2018 From the Declaration and Resolves (petition to King Charles listing the colonies’ grievances against the King and Parliament), the Declaration of Independence, to the Bill of Rights / Declaration of Rights adopted by the … Continue reading

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Constitution Day 2013

                  by Diane Rufino Last Tuesday was Constitution Day – September 17.  It marks the day that the Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 concluded and the final draft of Constitution was signed … 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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NULLIFICATION: The Truths and the Fallacies

by Diane Rufino PART I:  Nullification is the Rightful Remedy to Limit the Federal Government to its Constitutional Objects Nullification is the theory that says that actions of the federal government that are passed, imposed, or exercised in excess or … Continue reading

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On the Eve of the Most Important Election of Our Lifetime – Let’s Hope We Get It Right

       by Diane Rufino, November 5, 2012 When a curious woman approached Benjamin Franklin as he was leaving the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in September 1787 and asked him what kind of government the delegates had given the … Continue reading

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