The Founding Fathers Got This One Wrong!

The Founding Fathers created the congressional branch of government not only to create laws but to serve in a capacity of “check and balance” on the executive. They vested power in each part of the congressional branch – to balance the need for representation by population and the need to protect the minority. In designing […]

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The End of Enlightenment

The Age of Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Reason) dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries. The Enlightenment was based on ideas centered on the sovereignty of reason and the evidence of the senses as primary sources of advanced thinking. These ideas led to new ideals and […]

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Important Survival Information – Read and Share

This is just a short summary of an important part of James Madison’s essay #10 – on factions or groups with opposing points of view. (You can read all of essay #10 by clicking HERE.) Madison is precise in his explanation of factionalism, granting that conflicts of interests are inherent in human nature, and he […]

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Continuous Education – World Class Learning at Your Fingertips!

One of the eight “Critical Skills” is Continuous Education – and it’s right at your fingertips! Rather than watch cable news or mindless (but entertaining) TV series, why not focus on learning something? Virtually ANYTHING you want. And from world-class instructors. There are two resources that I strongly recommend. (Yes – there are more than […]

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