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October 24 2014

From ::Colored Opinions:: Fri Oct 24 2014, 06:39:00

After having read scattered elements of his work I come to the conclusion that he was much more than just the apostle of presbyterianism to the Colonies. He was a strategist of Empire. A comment in the Oxford History of the British Empire: The eighteenth Century, volume 2:

'in the spirit of what he saw as a new religious epoch for the Empire in the heady aftermath of the Glorious Revolution, Makemie wrote Truths in a True Light'

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From ::Colored Opinions:: Fri Oct 24 2014, 06:39:00

After having read scattered elements of his work I come to the conclusion that he was much more than just the apostle of presbyterianism to the Colonies. He was a strategist of Empire. A comment in the Oxford History of the British Empire: The eighteenth Century, volume 2:

'in the spirit of what he saw as a new religious epoch for the Empire in the heady aftermath of the Glorious Revolution, Makemie wrote Truths in a True Light'

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September 19 2014

From ::Colored Opinions:: Fri Sep 19 2014, 18:27:00

Senate candidate Ben Sasse from Nebraska said in an interview:

"What motivates me first is the identity we have as Americans, and we have to celebrate the Constitution, and we have to be having these discussions. And if we don't have more people who run for office for the purposes of having that civic conversation, we will lose the republic. I don't think that's going to happen, because I think people are going to demand more serious leadership that talks about these issues. The next generation does not wake up in the morning understanding American exceptionalism and the fact that natural rights predate government, and government is just a tool to secure those rights. And we've got to teach it."The identity we have as Americans? Understanding American exceptionalism? Natural rights ...

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From ::Colored Opinions:: Fri Sep 19 2014, 18:27:00

Senate candidate Ben Sasse from Nebraska said in an interview:

"What motivates me first is the identity we have as Americans, and we have to celebrate the Constitution, and we have to be having these discussions. And if we don't have more people who run for office for the purposes of having that civic conversation, we will lose the republic. I don't think that's going to happen, because I think people are going to demand more serious leadership that talks about these issues. The next generation does not wake up in the morning understanding American exceptionalism and the fact that natural rights predate government, and government is just a tool to secure those rights. And we've got to teach it."The identity we have as Americans? Understanding American exceptionalism? Natural rights ...

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July 20 2014

From ::Colored Opinions:: Sun Jul 20 2014, 17:17:00

Both William Jay and Benjamin Parham Aydelott were leading opponents of the high Church movement in the episcopal Church. At the same time they were both leaders in the abolitionist movement. An Aydelott quote, referencing the apostle Paul, that makes the connection:

'a spirit which, recognising.. the great attributes of a common human nature, refuses to bow down in abject servility to any'

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From ::Colored Opinions:: Sun Jul 20 2014, 17:17:00

Both William Jay and Benjamin Parham Aydelott were leading opponents of the high Church movement in the episcopal Church. At the same time they were both leaders in the abolitionist movement. An Aydelott quote, referencing the apostle Paul, that makes the connection:

'a spirit which, recognising.. the great attributes of a common human nature, refuses to bow down in abject servility to any'

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July 8 2014

From ::Colored Opinions:: Tue Jul 8 2014, 00:54:00

Antonia Juhasz, author of The Bush Agenda and The Tyranny of Oil

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From ::Colored Opinions:: Tue Jul 8 2014, 00:54:00

Antonia Juhasz, author of The Bush Agenda and The Tyranny of Oil

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