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About forloveofgodandcountry

I'm originally from New Jersey where I spent most of my life. I now live in North Carolina with my husband and 4 children. I'm an attorney

Trump’s Rally in Greenville, NC was a YUGE SUCCESS !!

(Photo Credit: This photo is the property of Spring Hope Enterprise) by Diane Rufino, July 19, 2019 On Wednesday evening, July 17, President Donald J. Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence came to Minges Coliseum, home of the ECU Pirates’ men’s … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Virginia: Demonizing Thomas Jefferson and Continuing the Trend to Foreclose Education and Free Speech

by Diane Rufino, July 6, 2019 On July 2, the Charlottesville (Virginia) City Council voted to no longer recognize Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, April 13, as a celebrated a paid holiday. Charlottesville is the hometown of our country’s most renown Founding … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Electoral College

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2019 The Electoral College seems to be a hot topic lately, right? Democrats are trying very hard to have it abolished, in favor of having the president chosen by a national popular vote rather than … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence: Thirteen Colonies Yearned to Be Free

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2019 Independence Day – What it really means…. What does Independence Day – the 4th of July – mean to you? Is it just a holiday to eat, drink, and light off fireworks? Do you … Continue reading

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I Voted

by Diane Rufino, July 3, 2019 I voted today. It’s been a frustrating special election season. Tempers have flared, ambitions have run high, and friends have turned on each other. I’ve heard all kinds of reasons and justifications for why … Continue reading

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MONTICELLO: Missing the Opportunity to Educate Americans on the Extensive Legacy of Thomas Jefferson

by Diane Rufino, June 29, 2019 I was contacted this morning by Monticello, asking for a donation. While those who know me, and perhaps even those who have read my articles, know that Thomas Jefferson is my favorite Founding Father … Continue reading

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Calvin Coolidge, the Last of the Jeffersonians

by Diane Rufino, June 19, 2019 (based on very large part on Brion McClanahan’s book “9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America (and 4 Who Tried to Save Her), pp. 257-259) In an era when the States have been reduced to … Continue reading

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