Here are the Blogs in the Government
Monday, 10 June 2013
Most people will make jokes about small towns and the life style which they generate.
Back in the late sixties, CBS broadcast a television show by the name of Green Acres starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor. It was a six-year running gag about a town called Hooterville and its residents which included ...Read More...
Posted on 06/10/2013 2:55 PM by David O Jones
Friday, 12 April 2013
The voting public must come to an understanding of the difference between an empire and a republic before we are able to return to responsible governing.
An empire has no boundaries; a republic knows its limitations. George Washington said, “Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it ...Read More...
Posted on 04/12/2013 11:45 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 8 April 2013
A republic is a viable government only for a virtuous people, for they must be able to govern themselves before they can be self-governing.
In 1882, the theologian R.L. Dabney advised the graduates of Hamden-Sidney College,
Young Gentlemen, the heritage of freedom which our fathers left us, we ...Read More...
Posted on 04/08/2013 1:00 PM by David O Jones
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Two weeks ago, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman did an about-face on marriage. He decided that instead of supporting traditional (Biblical) marriage, he would support same-sex marriage.
"I've come to the conclusion that for me, personally, I think this is something that we should allow people to ...Read More...
Posted on 03/26/2013 3:19 PM by David O Jones
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
On Thursday, 12 July 2012, Governor Haslam showed up in Linden with the mayors of Perry County to announce a payoff to our community.
We know that the United States government is spending more than it has. The deficit can only be made up by one of two ways: either Congress extracts more from us through ...Read More...
Posted on 07/24/2012 12:00 PM by David O Jones
Wednesday, 4 August 2010
Today, the Tennessee Nation blog hosts a guest writer for the first time. Her name is Sara Hill and lives in Alabama.
Chemistry & Physics
My favorite professor in college was a chemistry teacher who wore a big, fat cigar in the corner of his mouth like women wear jewelry. When he lectured, ...Read More...
Posted on 08/04/2010 6:00 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 26 July 2010
Documentation of the ineptitude and duplicity of the Empire sometimes comes from the strangest sources. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart could hardly be called a friend of liberty as defined by Southerners, but he does make a telling point with this sketch from his show. Here is a link to the video.
While ...Read More...
Posted on 07/26/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
“Self-sufficiency or individual responsibility is a prerequisite to being free and enjoying the benefits of liberty.” So say Ronald and Donald Kennedy in their new book Nullifying Tyranny.
With the subtitle, Creating Moral Communities in an Immoral Society, the Kennedy brothers ...Read More...
Posted on 07/21/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 19 July 2010
Just saw this and could not pass on sharing it with y'all.
The notion that governments derive their only just authority from the consent of the governed is a foundational principle of the American experiment.
However, a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 23% of voters ...Read More...
Posted on 07/19/2010 11:54 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 12 July 2010
In their latest book, Nullifying Tyranny (Pelican Publishing, 2010), the brothers Ronald and Donald Kennedy present a list of principles of government. Their Principle number 8 is, "Elected leaders in a political system of minimum government will be universally acknowledged as statesmen."
The ...Read More...
Posted on 07/12/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Wednesday, 30 June 2010
The demagogues of multiculturalism are at it again! On Monday afternoon, the Nashville Scene’s website reported on a law signed by Governor Bredesen. “Were talking about legislation that basically requires anyone who talks or looks like a foreigner to carry documentation ...Read More...
Posted on 06/30/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Friday, 25 June 2010
Just havin' wistful feelin's today. What would it be like if the South had won?
David O Jones
Posted on 06/25/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 21 June 2010
This December marks one hundred fifty years since South Carolina led the way out of the Union by seceding. Most people (especially politicians) will laugh about the possibility of secession today. We have been taught in government schools and in private and Christian schools as well that ...Read More...
Posted on 06/21/2010 6:00 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 24 May 2010
Who allowed the Left to rename Criminal Profiling as Racial Profiling? Replacing the word criminal with racial obviously blurs the intent of the profile and gives the impression that policing agencies are only intending to harass certain racial groups rather than arrest criminals.
A year or two ...Read More...
Posted on 05/24/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
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Posted on 05/19/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 17 May 2010
We must realign out thinking, we must think locally. As long as we view national elections as the priority, we have lost our freedom. This is the fatal flaw in the Tea Party movement – they think by electing the right Congressman, Senator, or President that everything will be all right. ...Read More...
Posted on 05/17/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Friday, 7 May 2010
Important in the context of the legality of the American War for Independence was the influence of the treatise entitled, Vindiciae Contra Tyrranos. It was first published in France in 1579 and translated into English in 1689. The English title is A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants. It ...Read More...
Posted on 05/07/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Wednesday, 5 May 2010
“First blood” in the American War for Independence was 16 May 1771, on the Alamance, a small stream in North Carolina. The colonists were resisting British tyranny in the form of unjust taxation.
Those involved in the struggle for Independence which we call the American Revolution ...Read More...
Posted on 05/05/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 26 April 2010
Illegal immigration into these united States has become pandemic. The recent administrations (both Republican and Democratic) in Washington have chosen to turn a blind eye toward the situation, so localities are beginning to take their own action.
This past week, Arizona’s governor Jan ...Read More...
Posted on 04/26/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones
Monday, 22 March 2010
It does not take much intelligence to read about the conflict which the thirteen colonies had with Great Britain and relate their situation to ours. It does take a desire to govern and lead with dignity and within the limits of a respect for unalienable, God-given rights of the individual. To relate ...Read More...
Posted on 03/22/2010 3:00 AM by David O Jones