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I Do Not Want a Constitutional Convention

See additional comments on Tea Party Nation. Troy Robinson wrote an article called “I Want A Constitutional Convention”  in which he postulated four conclusions: Conclusion #1: The worst outcome of a Constitutional Convention might not be that bad. Conclusion #2: If we … Continue reading

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The Beginnings of Public Virtue?

Our founding fathers were very concerned over the lack of public virtue in the colonies prior to the Revolution. Without public virtue, we were not “good” enough to be able to handle or set up our own government. Over a period … Continue reading

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What Are We Missing to Unite Our Country?

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Our country is lacking one concept that gave us the ability to govern ourselves and more importantly gave us our freedom: public virtue. In 1776 the term public virtue meant voluntarily sacrificing personal benefit for the good of society. It took … Continue reading

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