Category Archives: independence

Paine vs Alinsky: Two Faces of Revolution

The Battle of Trenton was a small but pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War which took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey. After General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River north of … Continue reading

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God’s Choice and America

The choice before God in creating the world lay between creating a purely mechanical universe, peopled by automatons, or creating a spiritual universe in which there would be a choice of good and evil. What was the condition then of … Continue reading

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On Giving

     Go break to the needy sweet charity’s bread; “For giving is living, and living is giving” the angel said.” And must I be giving again and again?” My peevish and pitiless answer ran. “Oh no,” said the angel, piercing … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

      I am what drove men to sacrifice their lives and fortunes to create a new nation under God. I am what, throughout this nation’s history, has compelled and still to this day compels men and women to … Continue reading

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Something Strong Inside -revisited

Something Strong Inside April 11, 2012 I recently heard a story of a little girl who was playing with her inflatable “Bop bag” toy. Each time she struck the toy it would head to the floor, only to rebound to the … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning/ Re-post for Lent

Spring Cleaning Posted on March 21, 2014 by Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author As winter approaches its end, we look forward to spring. However, we ready ourselves by taking inventory of that which pertains to the season. Gardening tools … Continue reading

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McCarthy, Sheen and Communism; Then and Now

[Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in 1950, McCarthy became the most … Continue reading

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