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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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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: The Truths and the Fallacies

   by Diane Rufino PART I:  Nullification is the Rightful Remedy to Limit the Federal Government to its Constitutional Objects Nullification is the theory that says that actions of the federal government that are passed, imposed, or exercised in excess … Continue reading

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