Monthly Archives: April 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012 News Update

“As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights. Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 28, 2012 News Update

“The invasion of private rights is chiefly to be apprehended, not from acts of Government contrary to the sense of its constituents, but from acts in which the Government is the mere instrument of the major number of the Constituents.” … Continue reading

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Friday, April 27, 2012 News Update

“If by the liberty of the press were understood merely the liberty of discussing the propriety of public measures and political opinions, let us have as much of it as you please: But if it means the liberty of affronting, … Continue reading

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Monday, April 23, 2012 News Update

“As our president bears no resemblance to a king so we shall see the Senate has no similitude to nobles. First, not being hereditary, their collective knowledge, wisdom, and virtue are not precarious. For by these qualities alone are they … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 19, 2012 News Update

“[Extending] the bounds of what may be called moral police, until it encroaches on the most unquestionably legitimate liberty of the individual, is one of the most universal of all human propensities.” –British philosopher John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) 3 out … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 News Update

“Any system that penalizes success and accomplishment is wrong. Any system that discourages work, discourages productivity, discourages economic progress, is wrong. If, on the other hand, you reduce tax rates and allow people to spend or save more of what … Continue reading

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Monday, April 16, 2012 News Update

“[T]he present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banners, bona fide must we combat our political foes — rejecting all changes but through the channel itself provides for amendments.” –Alexander Hamilton Syrian truce eroding … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 News Update

“Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is … Continue reading

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Friday, April 13, 2012 News Update

“The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society; and in the next place, to … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 12, 2012 News Update

“It already appears, that there must be in every society of men superiors and inferiors, because God has laid in the constitution and course of nature the foundations of the distinction.” –John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776 Holder vows thorough … Continue reading

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