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On the Eve of South Carolina’s Decision to Leave the Union, Horace Greeley Articulates and Supports the State’s Right to Secede

Diane Rufino, May 7, 2018 Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Daily Tribune, was the embodiment of the North. In an editorial for the paper on December 17, 1860 (three days before South Carolina voted in Convention to secede, … Continue reading

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Duty, Honor, Country: A Life Spent Devoted to his Country

(Photo credit:  LIFE magazine) by Diane Rufino, May 24, 2018 Cleaning out Dad’s apartment, I took notice, probably for the first time, of an excerpt of a speech that he had displayed in his room. The remarks were from a … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory of my Dad

by Diane Rufino, April 24, 2018 Last week I lost my father. We buried him on Wednesday, April 18, in an intimate, quiet ceremony. It was the hardest thing I’ve had to do in my life so far. How do … Continue reading

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Say Hello to My Little Friend !

Two days ago, I rescued this adorable hopper from my pool. While he was drying off, I took some pics of him. In this pic, with his hand raised, it looked like he was waving Hello to me. And then … Continue reading

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Government Control of the People – The Progressive Scheme: Making Useful Idiots Out of Useless Idiots

by Diane Rufino, April 5, 2018 Saul Alinsky, the Godfather of the “Community-Organizing” movement and prophet of the progressive movement, wrote a book that many involved in grassroots politics are familiar with – RULES FOR RADICALS. With that book, he … Continue reading

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A Proposed State Sovereignty Resolution to Re-assert the Tenth and Second Amendments

by Diane Rufino, February 21, 2018 The following is a proposed State Sovereignty Resolution that I wrote and proposed to my legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly. I feel very strongly that the General Assembly should make it clear … Continue reading

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Keep the Second Amendment Secure in North Carolina

by Diane Rufino, March 27, 2018 My appreciation of the Second Amendment and gratitude for the wisdom and insistence of our Founders and for the States who insisted that it was necessary to be included in our Constitution (or else … Continue reading

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