Category: Duty

What Makes America Great: In Iron Pen

“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution.  That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” – Abraham Lincoln

I find it vaguely interesting how in the aftermath of the election of President Trump, the solution for the left to regain credibility in the eyes of the voters is to move further in the direction of socialist ideology in increasing the power of government, further increasing tax burdens, protesting a legitimate president, stifling the approval processes of President Trump’s cabinet appointments, propagating falsehoods being dispensed by the liberal media, further complicating the tax code and pushing for new government programs.

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What Makes America Great: Religious Liberty

If there is one right many of us, as both Americans and Believers, exercise and enjoy today it is that of religious liberty.  And though in our land this freedom is widely viewed as inherent, we as a people have oftentimes taken this liberty for granted.  We’re forgetful of the many internal political struggles which took place to ensure this precious protection, failing to realize that had this issue (as well as many others) not been addressed at that critical time, the state of our nation would be in a greater dire strait today.

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What Makes America Great: Freedom

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.  — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” – The Declaration of Independence 

Freedom.  It’s what sets us apart from every other country in the world.  For something that is so synonymous with America, I think it’s important we take some time to consider it.  Often, things that are the most well known can also be the most easily taken for granted.  I want to help us focus on the blessing of freedom in this next installment of our theme, What Makes America Great. Continue reading “What Makes America Great: Freedom”