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Greatest Hits: I am an American

I am an American–Don expertly explained his view…   I am an American. I do not believe God tells me to kill all who do not believe in him. I am an American. I do not want my government to take my property, the fruit of my labors in order that it might redistribute it to those too lazy to work. I am an American. I want the borders of my country secure, so that those who truly want to be here and truly have something to contribute to my country will be welcome. I am an American. I do […]

Fire Up The Way Back Machine, Sherman: High School In 1970 vs High School In 2015

Hat/Tip to the Conservative Tribune. “Where are we going, Mr. Peabody?” “Not where, Sherman – when.” “Okay, when are we going, Mr. Peabody?” “We’re going to a typical American high school in 1970, Sherman.” “Why, Mr. Peabody?” “To compare the common sense of that time period, with the political correctness that has the American education system firmly in its grasp.” Okay, okay. I’ll admit that I just recently watched the feature film based on the Mr. Peabody and Sherman cartoons because it’s now on Netflix. I liked the show as a kid and I liked the movie, so it wasn’t […]

I am an American

I am an American.

I want my elected leaders to read, understand and follow the Constitution of the United States of America; to the letter.

The power of words: Common Sense

Note that this post was originally published in 1-9-13 On this day in 1776 Thomas Paine published his pamphlet “Common Sense.”  This 47-page pamphlet made the arguments in favor of American independence.  Mr. Paine’s use of plain language spoke to the common people of America. It was also the first published pamphlet that openly argued for independence.  The powerful words of Mr. Paine helped galvanize a movement that before Common Sense was published was a scattered grumbling at best. Paine fundamentally changed the tenor of colonists’ argument with the crown when he wrote the following:  “Europe, and not England, is […]