Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Federal Courts Have Become Political, as Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing Made Clear

by Diane Rufino, Sept. 22, 2018 The United States is a constitutional republic.  It is not a democracy, as most people believe. A “republic” is a form of government in which supreme power is held by the people and their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SECESSION: Both a RIGHT and a REMEDY

  by Diane Rufino, September 23, 2018 Gene Kizer Jr. is a brilliant historian. He has written an excellent account of the causes of the War of Northern Aggression (aka, the War to Prevent Southern Independence; aka, the War Between … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why the Issue of Confederate Memorials is of Significant Consequence

by Reverend Mark Creech, Christian Action League, Aug. 24, 2018 Lately, a lot of emotion has been spent over Confederate monuments in the Tar Heel state. Silent Sam, the statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina, Chapel … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Happened?

by Diane Rufino, September 22, 2018 Wow, how did it come to this:??? How did it come to be that when one side is happy, the other is absolutely miserable and on the verge of a breakdown. How did it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Constitution Day 2018

Today was Constitution Day. On September 17, 1787, the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia concluded. 39 of the 55 delegates to the Convention signed the final product, including its primary author, James Madison, and its eldest member, Benjamin Franklin. The Convention … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thomas Jefferson Articulates the Remedy of Nullification in an Opinion Written to 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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Washington DC: It’s Not Government, It’s a Battlefield

by Diane Rufino, Sept. 14, 2018 This is my latest meme. And I’m serious about its message. DC politicians make me sick. They are quite literally the most wretched of human beings. They (mostly Democrats, let’s face it) refuse to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment