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Food for Thought

I read “A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee” one day during the Thanksgiving holiday. The first excerpt below will stick with me forever. I understand that life is different today only because we … Continue reading

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What the Constitution Really Means

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What We Need Today in Congress

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We Need a Sockdolager If We Are Ever Going to Stand Tall

A “sockdolager” is a knock-down blow. The following excerpt from “The Life of Colonel David Crockett” was written by Edward S. Ellis (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884). I have little doubt what Rep. Crockett would say of our government officials today. … Continue reading

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Davy Crockett Set the Example for Shutting Down Our Government This Week

We are being threatened once again with a government shutdown mainly due to FEMA lack of funding. Davy Crockett was and still is an American legend. He served two non-consecutive terms in Congress and the following true story outlines the beginnings … Continue reading

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