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Happy 225th Constitution!

September 17, 2012

It was 225 years ago today September 17, 1787, that the Constitution was ready to be delivered to the states for ratification.  Our Constitution is the most brilliant and unique governing document ever written.  It is a document designed to create a limited government with checks and balances, enumerated powers, and a federal structure which [...]

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Falling into Rubio’s Arms

August 25, 2011

At a California Tea Party event Tuesday, 90-year-old Nancy Reagan was being escorted by Senator Marco Rubio when she missed a step.  Rubio was there to catch her and Nancy wasn’t hurt, even staying to watch the speech (1:36)!  The symbolism is not lost on anyone who understands how well Reagan’s limited government legacy is [...]

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A Reagan Rallying Cry

January 18, 2010

As the whole nation watches the special election in Massachusetts tomorrow, I think it is worth pointing out and reminding everyone what we are fighting for.  As a resident of the state of Massachusetts, I am looking forward to casting my vote for Scott Brown tomorrow.  And while this blog (along with probably every other [...]

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The Conservatism of Sarah’s Decision

July 7, 2009

Since Sarah Palin’s announcement on Friday, pundits from across the political spectrum have been in a frenzy, with pundits from across the political spectrum arguing over whether or not her career is over, speculating on her health and welfare, and pontificating on whether her decision is part of one grand political strategy which will either [...]

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And To The Republic

February 23, 2009

It is worthwhile to sometimes step back and reflect on our system of government, what it means, and how unique it is in the history of civilization.  Conventional wisdom states that we are a democracy.  First, there is the misconception that we are a Democracy (rather than a Representative Constitutional Republic).  This video redefines the [...]

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Catholic and Conservative Without Contradiction

January 13, 2009

I have heard a lot over the years about how Catholics tend to be divided in their political beliefs between liberalism and conservatism.  Indeed, the Catholic electorate tends to swing back and forth between the Democrats and Republicans depending on the year.  It is widely assumed that being Catholic means that you are socially conservative [...]

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Massachusetts: Yes on Question 1

November 3, 2008

Turning to my own home state for a moment, I urge all residents of Massachusetts to vote “Yes” on ballot question 1, which will eliminate the state income tax by 2012.  The Teacher’s Union and other pro-liberal groups are out in force to try to scare people that essential government services will be cut if [...]

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