As American patriots, it is our duty to preserve and protect
the Constitution of the United States. All officers of the federal
government (the President, members of Congress, Justices of the Supreme
Court and all subordinate employees of the three branches) take an oath to
preserve, protect and defend it.
As citizens, it is our duty to be informed on
contemporary issues and to participate in government because our
republic was designed to be self-government of the people---to be
a limited government where individual liberties are maximized. Furthermore, the duty, by
definition, involves understanding the Constitution, U.S. history and
the rules of government in order to make informed judgments regarding the
proper roles of government and whether it's performing as it should
"The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in
the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single
citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the
constitutional rights secure."
-- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
"The worst thing that can
happen to a good cause
is, not to be skillfully attacked, but to be ineptly
offering genealogical and historical information for researchers,
this website is to provide information to fellow citizens so they
may fulfill their duties. This website provides a context
for the issues relevant to government's proper scope (issues as old as
Plato's Republic ) and how we should go about
restoring American government to its proper limited roles. In order to
do that, some relevant history is required.
"The mind never fully accepts any convictions that
it does not owe to its own efforts."
This website does not presume to tell you how to
think. Rather, it's to provide you with some facts, some opinions and some resources
to check on your own so that you might reach a reasonably informed
opinion on the issues discussed. Your presence here suggests that
you want to learn more or that you're at least curious about these
issues. If you believe it your duty to be
an informed citizen, please continue. If you consider it in your
best interest to be informed, please continue.
"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of
civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."
"Learning is not
compulsory... neither is survival."
--W. Edwards Deming (1900-1993)
"The fool wonders,
the wise man asks."
-- Sir Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
The links below will lead the reader to a reasonably
comprehensive understanding of the Confederate
What does the
Confederate flag represent?
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