Month: April 2015

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A Fresh Look at the 2nd Amendment

The original intent The 2nd Amendment was adopted approximately 225 years ago.  It states, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”  There has been much debate in regards to the meaning of the 2nd Amendment ...

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The Difficulties of Pure Democracy

What is a Democracy? The United States is a Democracy, right?  It is often said that as Americans we live in a Democracy.  We vote for the candidate of our choice, our public officials make and enforce laws, and we define that as the democratic process.  Why is the United States of America considered a ...

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Understanding the Wall of Separation

It has been said that religion and politics don’t mix, and that both topics should be avoided in discussions if at all possible. There are those that would say that there is no easier way to clear out a room then by talking about one or both of these supposed controversial topics.  Lord Hailsham said ...