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Not Yours to Give – Speech before the House of Representatives by David (Davy) Crockett

Publisher’s note: David Crockett, perhaps best known for his role in the 1836 defense of the Alamo, also served three terms in the United States Congress between 1827 and 1835. The following excerpt from an 1884 biography by Edward S. Ellis, The Life of Colonel David Crockett, reveals how his electorate taught him the importance […]

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EXCERPTS From the Sixty-First Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, July 4th, 1837

By John Quincy Adams “…Why is it that, next to the birthday of the Savior of the World, your most joyous and most venerated festival returns on this day?… “…Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior? That it […]

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The U.S. Constitution went into effect JUNE 21, 1788

The U.S. Constitution went into effect JUNE 21, 1788, when New Hampshire became the 9th state to ratify it. The 55 writers of the U.S. Constitution consisted of: 26 Episcopalians, 11 Presbyterians, 7 Congregationalists, 2 Lutherans, 2 Dutch Reformed, 2 Methodists, 2 Roman Catholics, 2 Quakers and 1 Deist – Dr. Franklin, who called for […]

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STATEMENT BY RON PRENTICE, CHAIRMAN OF PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM

(916) 448-4234 RON PRENTICE, CHAIRMAN OF PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM, SAYS CALIFORNIA VOTERS WILL DECIDE TO REAFFIRM TRADITIONAL DEFINITION OF MARRIAGE IN CALIFORNIA. Ron Prentice, Chairman of ProtectMarriage.com and the official proponent of the ballot measure set to appear on the California ballot this November, issued the following statement today in light of California counties beginning to implement […]

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Happy Fathers Day, 2008: Father to son: John Quincy Adams to George Washington Adams, September, 1811

from the AMERICAN CHRISTIAN HISTORY INSTITUTEEAGLE’S AERIE by James and Barbara Rose Happy Fathers Day, 2008 Father to son: John Quincy Adams to George Washington Adams, September, 1811: “… so great is my veneration for the Bible, and so strong my belief, that when duly read and meditated upon, it is of all books in the […]

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

AMERICAN CHRISTIAN HISTORY INSTITUTEEAGLE’S AERIEJames and Barbara Rose HAPPY MOTHER’S DAYJohn Adams on “The Manners of Women”(from his Autobiography)“From all that I had read of History of Government, human life and manners, I have drawn this conclusion, that the manners of women were the most infallible Barometer, to ascertain the degree of Morality and Virtue […]

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2008 Olympics: Beijing’s toxic air reflects its human rights record.

By Reggie Littlejohn (for Human Rights Without Frontiers) Beijing is likely the most polluted city in the world. With smog sometimes measuring five times the World Health Organization’s safety level, pollution in Beijing is of huge concern to the health and performance of the Olympic athletes. Concern about pollution has thus far been overshadowed by […]

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