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Thanks Ronald Reagan for the Speeches and the Laughter, but Mostly for Your Wisdom and Your Example

by Diane Rufino, August 24, 2018 I’d like to take a trip down memory lane, back to the time when Ronald Reagan was president, when most Americans admired our leader, trusted him, and felt comforted and safe knowing he was … Continue reading

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Cicero Warned of the Evils of an Ambitious Government

  by Diane Rufino, July 15, 2018 “When a government becomes powerful, it is a usurper which takes bread from innocent mouths and deprives honorable men of their substance for votes with which to perpetuate itself.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero. … Continue reading

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JUDICIAL ACTIVISM: Obstruction of Construction

by  Diane Rufino, September 21, 2017 In Honor of the 230th Anniversary of the US Constitution, and also to help promote Brion McClanahan’s latest book, HOW ALEXANDER HAMILTON SCREWED UP AMERICA, I wanted to post this important History Lesson — … Continue reading

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Keep the Federal Government in Check with NULLIFICATION – Not Liberty Amendments!

by Diane Rufino, October 10, 2013 Mark Levin, who wrote an excellent book “The Liberty Amendments” to urge states to call for an Article V Convention to propose constitutional amendments to restore the federal government back to some sort of … Continue reading

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Nullification: Comments to a Harsh Critic

    by Diane Rufino I wrote an article in support of Nullification (“Limit Federal Spending through Nullification and State Escrow Accounts”).  A man responded with this comment: “You  propose a remedy and say it’s based on Nullification… In other … Continue reading

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The 221st Anniversary of the Bill of Rights Should Inspire States to Re-Assert Sovereignty

       by Diane Rufino, December 30, 2012 December 15 was Bill of Rights Day.  It marks the 221st anniversary of the day when the first ten amendments – our Bill of Rights – were ratified in 1791. The … Continue reading

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