On This Day in History: January 23, 

1933 – 20th Amendment of the Constitution ratified changing Inauguration Day for the President from 4 March to 20 January, 1964 – 24th Amendment of the Constitution ratified barring poll taxes for federal elections, 1968 – USS Pueblo and 83-man crew seized by North Korea in the Sea of Japan.

And Answer to Lex Scott’s Facebook Post

In a fiery Fourth of July Facebook post, Utah’s Black Lives Matter Chapter leader, Lex Scott, declared the American flag “a symbol of hatred.” https://www.foxnews.com/us/black-lives-matter-utah-american-flag-symbol-hatred. To this, I say that bigotry and racism exist on both sides of the racist debate. When the majority of

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The NFL 2020 Season Opener and 9/11

So opening night of the NFL season is passed. Compared to last year their viewership was down by six million – a ten year low. This 9/11 opener honored everything but what it should in the public square. Notably missing was any mention of the

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Law and Order v Anarchy

Our Founding Fathers gave us a Constitutional Republic. A nation based upon law for We the People, the rulers, and our elected representatives, the servants. The supreme law of the land is our 1787 Constitution, as amended. We the People gained our Bill of Rights

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The Ten Cannots and the Federal Government

It was in 1916, just three years after the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment on the direct Income Tax, that a Presbyterian Minister, William J. H. Boetcker, published his oft quoted Ten Cannots, which are usually erroneously attributed to Abraham Lincoln. These maxims should have

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AMERICA, THE LAST MAN STANDING

It is the year of our Lord two thousand twenty and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred forty-fourth which We the People will celebrate in just a week with parades, picnics, BBQs and fireworks. So much lately in the

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________ Lives Matter !

In Disney’s portrayal of the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Esmeralda, a gypsy, sings a highly acclaimed ballad after she sees how Quasimodo and her people are treated by society. This can be seen at the following link on youtube and is entitled “God Help the

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Insure Domestic Tranquility

According to the Preamble of our Constitution, one of the purposes for establishing our Constitutional Republic was to insure domestic tranquility: “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common

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I Talked to a Man Today . . .

By Mary A. Marshall Hebert, 13 May 2020 I talked with a man today, an 80+ year old man. I asked him if there was anything I can get him while this Corona virus scare was gripping America. He simply smiled, looked away and said:

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Two Camps — One Argument

The Patriot Pen finds it interesting that the police and the black community are both saying the same thing if one take pains to listen to them. Each is saying that they are being painted with the broad brush that “ALL ________s are bad” by

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Peaceable Assembly

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

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