Tag Archives: Founding Fathers

What Our Founding Generation Would Have Said About Obamacare

     by Diane Rufino, February 25, 2017 Although we are on the verge of having President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka, “Obamacare”) repealed and replaced, I am writing this piece to … Continue reading

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Esteemed Ghosts From Our Past

by Diane Rufino If you are ever confused as to the order of things, the emphasis of individual rights with respect to government, the rights of States with respect to the federal government, and the states’ rights of nullification and … Continue reading

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THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY HAS BECOME DANGEROUS & DESPOTIC: A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

by Diane Rufino, July 11, 2015 US CONSTITUTION:  AMENDMENT PROPOSAL An amendment to replace the States’ influence in the federal government since the 17th Amendment was adopted. “…If no remedy of the abuse be practicable under the forms of the … Continue reading

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RESOLUTION TO CHALLENGE OBAMACARE AS AN ABUSE OF FEDERAL POWER

by Diane Rufino, Deputy Director of the NC Tenth Amendment Center and Resolutions Chair of the Pitt County GOP.  The following resolution will be presented at the 2014 Pitt County GOP Convention on March 8. RESOLUTION TO OPPOSE THE AFFORDABLE … Continue reading

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How a Republic Dies

by Diane Rufino, December 30, 2013 One of my all-time favorite HBO series is ROME, starring Kevin McKidd and Ray Stevenson.  Borrowing on a theme similar to Forrest Gump, the series follows the journey of two men in Julius Caesar’s … Continue reading

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Keep the Federal Government in Check with NULLIFICATION – Not Liberty Amendments!

     by Diane Rufino, October 10, 2013 Mark Levin, who wrote an excellent book “The Liberty Amendments” to urge states to call for an Article V Convention to propose constitutional amendments to restore the federal government back to some … Continue reading

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