In previous articles (https://eclecticmusings.blog/2021/03/14/is-it-time-to-dispose-of-the-constitution/ https://eclecticmusings.blog/2021/03/16/our-heritage-liberty-what-is-it-why-is-it-important/ https://eclecticmusings.blog/2021/03/25/the-constitution-from-the-beginning/), I briefly discussed what liberty is and began to examine liberties lost. I also promised to address peaceful means of regaining lost liberties. Although there is much more to be evaluated in terms of liberties guaranteed in the Constitution, but currently lost to us as citizens, I wish to … Continue reading Peaceful Means – What Can We Do?
Maria, in The Sound of Music, says, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start...” and so, in our examination of the United States Constitution, where we stand in relation to it and the liberties it guarantees us, let’s start at the very beginning – with the well-known Preamble. We the … Continue reading The Constitution – From the Beginning
Spring is a special and wonderful time of year! Gardens are beginning to take shape. Flowers and trees are beginning to bud and blossom. There are signs throughout the snow covered northern hemisphere that cold is giving way to warmer days. Spring is also a time of celebration for other reasons. Easter. What images come … Continue reading BRIGHTEN THE WORLD
What would you choose - liberty or security? If you would choose security, how much liberty would you be willing to sacrifice, and for how much and what types of security?
There are several excellent quote contained within this speech. Most of us are familiar with the the last phrase of the last sentence, but few have read the entire speech. Fewer still know the circumstances or timing of the speech. Mr. Henry was addressing the Virginia House of Burgesses in March 1775 in response to … Continue reading PATRICK HENRY – GIVE ME LIBERTY or GIVE ME DEATH
You remember, sir, the conclusion of the speech, so often declaimed in various ways by school-boys 'Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or … Continue reading A Witness Account of Patrick Henry’s “Give Me Liberty…” Speech
In an earlier article in The ByWay (newspaper serving Garfield, Piute, and Wayne Counties, Utah), I discussed the meaning of liberty (https://eclecticmusings.blog/2021/03/16/our-heritage-liberty-what-is-it-why-is-it-important/). Now I wish to address some serious threats to liberty, both as foreseen by our Founding Fathers, and as they currently manifest in society. Those threats are 1. lack of and/or inadequate/inappropriate education … Continue reading Is It Time to Dispose of the Constitution?
For those who may have seen it, I mistakenly cited a source that is usually reliable and didn't check their facts before citing them. MY MISTAKE! I'm sorry! So, here is the actual data as a screenshot direct from the CDC and including their web address And if that's too small for you to read, … Continue reading I Goofed on Earlier “Great News” Post
I found this blog post, and it's associated links, to be eye-opening, to say the least, but, a word of warning, if you WANT to believe everything you've heard on television, from Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx, from the Democrat party leaders, Democrat governors, CDC and World Health Organization, etc., then do yourself a big … Continue reading Compiled Research on COVID-19
Like it or not, Want to admit it or not, The United States of America is at war. Right now. Right here. The battle lines have been drawn. One side has partially taken up arms and embraced violence to win their point, But not totally – yet. The other side, While being accused daily of … Continue reading War!!!