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Monthly Archive:: September 2013

What About Free Exercise of Religion?

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution reads “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”  On the US Senate web site, this explanation is proffered as to this portion of the First Amendment – “The first amendment protects religious freedom by prohibiting the establishment of

The Defiance of Our Public Servants, and Our Solemn Duty

“Any such defiance, by public servants, of the Constitution would be “a treasonable usurpation upon the power and majesty of the people…” – Washington’s Farewell Address Public officials who exceed the limits of the powers delegated to them by the people under their fundamental law and thus violate, or endanger, the people’s God-given, unalienable rights

Burden of Damascus Revealed

Yesterday, President Assad of Syria, stated that their 1000 tons of chemical material had become a “burden” for the beleaguered nation.  That’s an interesting word to use to describe this deadly arsenal.  A burden.  What is it about “burden” and “Syria” that makes you stop short, pondering and grasping to find some hidden tidbit of