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DANIEL GARDNER: Equal accountability under law

  With the Declaration of Independence, our founders “dissolved the political bands” that bound the 13 original states to the King of England. The document cited numerous complaints against the King and his ruling representatives as just cause. Founders stated clearly they were entitled to separate from the King and “to assume among the powers […]

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Celebrating America’s Constitution

    Dear Editor, Fifty five men congregated at the Pennsylvania State House, arriving over a period of fourteen weeks. Of the delegates to this Constitutional Converntion, 39 had been in Congress, eight were present or past governors, eight had signed the Declaration of Independence, and almost half were Revolutionary War veterans. From 10 a.m. […]

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EDITORIAL: Lines of Liberty

“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the […]

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The Jefferson Award

HOUSTON – Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence, President of the United States, champion for education as the strength of democracy and advocate for a free press and freedom of religion. He also had a spirit of excellence, entrepreneurship, leadership and a heart to give back to America. It is for […]

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EDITORIAL: Lines of Liberty

“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the […]

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