Tag: Republic

The American’s Creed

My Grandfather mentioned this once, a long time ago, back in the 1970s. He knew it, as did most Americans throughout our nation’s greatest period of advancement. It’s time we all refresh ourselves with both its content and its rich and detailed history. Non-copyright excerpts were obtained from The Story of the American’s Creed – […]

Why the U.S. is a Republic, not a Democracy, and Certainly not Socialism

Founding Documents

Dear Liberals and Democrats: Please take a few moments out of your busy schedules to ponder why our Founding Fathers considered — and rejected — both socialism and democracy, opting instead for a Republic, as written into not only our U.S. Constitution, but the Constitutions of each and every one of the 50 United States […]

Constitutional Limits on Federal Ownership of Land

federally owned land

Just what are the Constitutional limits on federal ownership of land?  Are they defined in the Constitution, federal law, or both? Many Americans, including politicians in our government, are under the distinct impression that our Federal Government can use eminent domain to lay claim to whatever land and natural resources they see fit.  After all, the federal […]

Solving America’s Problems Requires Clear Thinking

Clear Thinking

Yesterday I stumbled across a rather insightful editorial by Bart Hinkle at the Richmond Times.  He demonstrated such clear thinking that I wrote the author a letter, presented here with minor corrections for spelling, punctuation, and grammar: I found your recent article to be very insightful.  It is a fascinating look at what ails America […]