The Forgotten States of America

22 Sep
The story of how our map came to have fifty states is an intriguing drama. However, the fifty states that make up the Union today are not the only areas of the map that have campaigned for statehood, their simply...
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Liberty For All?

2 Sep
“…that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Those words, written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776 would change the world in dramatic ways. The American Founding...
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America’s Founding Fathers on the Defense of Liberty

15 Jul
“I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.” -George Mason “Those who hammer their guns into plowshares will plow for those who...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Thomas Jefferson

6 Nov
The central phenomenon of the Revolution and the founding of our nation was the Declaration of Independence. This document was truly America’s founding document and it set the stage for the foundation of a government of the people, for the...
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America’s Founding Fathers on Morality in Government

9 Oct
“It is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue.” –John Adams “If “Thou shalt not covet,” and “Thou shalt not steal,” were not...
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Resistance to Tyrants…

23 Sep
Some are willing to acknowledge the part that Christian principles played in the foundation of our nation and government but would they be so bold to believe that the American Revolution itself was a Christian movement? I believe in some...
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A Deistic Heritage: The Great Myth

26 Aug
Today, one of the biggest myths about our nation’s heritage is that the Founding Fathers were deists. Deism was a philosophy that mainly originated during the 1600s (the Age of Reason). It was heavily influenced John Locke’s Watchmaker Theory. This...
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