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The history of libertarian patriotism

The fourth verse of The Star Spangled Banner, circa 1814 by Francis Scott Key: Oh! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved homes and the war’s desolation! Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land … Continue reading

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Constitutions, oaths, and people

There seems to be some confusion running around on the internet about the nature of the government of our nation, its founding document, the oath sworn by military members relative to that government and document, and the people. Let me … Continue reading

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Live free or die

The reason our freedom is dying is because we do not live free. We have indentured ourselves to servitude in the name of comfort and security without thinking about the consequences. We submit ourselves every day to our employers, our … Continue reading

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A Christian nation no more?

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It’s sometimes hard to tell from the distance of national news whether or not a story is everything it appears to be, yet, if this story is being told how it happened, then we are on the last leg of the course that will inevitably dismantle the last vestiges of the idea that we live in a Christian nation. […] Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2009

Today we honor our fallen warriors, Americans lost to battles past and those laid to rest in the passage of time. Their sacrifices are part of the reason we have the nation we have today. […] Continue reading

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