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The English Roots of American Liberty

by DIane Rufino, January 20, 2018 From the Declaration and Resolves (petition to King Charles listing the colonies’ grievances against the King and Parliament), the Declaration of Independence, to the Bill of Rights / Declaration of Rights adopted by the … Continue reading

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QUESTION: Was – Is – Secession Legal?

by Diane Rufino, but based in large part on Leonard “Mike” Scruggs book THE UN-CIVIL WAR, January 19. 2018 On July 4, 1776, thirteen British colonies announced their secession from Great Britain and declared to the world their just reasons: … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Meaning and Intent of the Second Amendment: It Isn’t Hard Folks!

by Diane Rufino, May 24, 2017 “No free man shall be debarred (denied) the use of arms.” –  as proposed by Thomas Jefferson for Virginia’s Bill of Rights, 1776 The Federal Farmer (anti-Federalist author) in 1788: “To preserve liberty, it … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENCE DAY: The Story of Us

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2016 Independence Day – What it really means…. What does Independence Day – the 4th of July – mean to you?  Is it just a holiday to eat, drink, and light off fireworks?  Do you … Continue reading

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Impending Federal Gun Control Laws or Confiscation: States Don’t Fail Us Now!

by Diane Rufino, October 4, 2015 Obama Wants our Guns and It’s Time for the States to Make Clear: “We Will Not Comply…. We Will Nullify!” Obama appears to be intent on burdening the second amendment – a fundamental and … Continue reading

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Constitution Day 2013

by Diane Rufino Last Tuesday was Constitution Day – September 17.  It marks the day that the Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 concluded and the final draft of Constitution was signed by the delegates who attended.  It is fitting that … Continue reading

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Nullification: Comments to a Harsh Critic

   by Diane Rufino I wrote an article in support of Nullification (“Limit Federal Spending through Nullification and State Escrow Accounts”).  A man responded with this comment: “You  propose a remedy and say it’s based on Nullification… In other words, … Continue reading

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