How many Oath breakers?

The following is the start of the oath taken by any person who enters into service of the country.  The latter portion [after the semicolon] is tailored to the position of service entered into by the oath taker.  Part of the problem today, in my...

We Hold this document in high respect?

Or is it just lip-service not high regard! The Preamble to The Bill of Rights   Congress of the United States begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine.   ...

On his 281st Birthday!

                   Today* is the birthday of George Washington.  It is right that we should honor the man for his gifts to us.  While he was not the most brilliant General ever and he was not the best most successful President ever.**  Though in...

Closing to the month honoring some forgotten history!

          The following is an excerpt from a sermon delivered by Martin Luther King jr February 28, 1954 entitled Rediscovering Lost Values.   In it he points to the inner values that have been ignored or trampled in our rush to the technological...

Some Ignored Inconvient History

How many of us believe that it wasn't until the 1865 Constitutional Amendment that Blacks could vote and had to be restated in the Voting Rights Act of 1965?   Well free Blacks had been voting since the sometime in the 1700's.  Confirmation of this...

A few words from a great man

   This gentleman came up through great adversity and in main was self taught.  He had the integrity to investigate whether the claims being made against the Constitution at the time were indeed so and had the strength of character to publicly state...

Resolve these two

          There is a major disconnect in the stated aims of some of our fellow Americans.  They are highly suspicious of a large highly armed standing army on one hand.  On the other hand, they wish to disarm their fellow citizens.  To many to...

Personal - Autonomy, Independence & Sovereignty

          All of those words are synonymous with the word liberty.  Liberty is the right to choose or the freedom to think or act without constraint or force.  It contains in it the concept of  a basic right or rights that belong to all. ...