Posts Tagged ‘ Founding Fathers ’

How The Electoral College Helps Protect Against Voter Fraud

Oct 27th, 2017 | By

“Our new Constitution is now established,” Benjamin Franklin wrote to a French physicist in 1789, “and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

The Constitution: A Better Way To Do The People’s Business

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By

As we celebrate Independence Day and 240 years as a free nation, we must remain vigilant against any attempts to stray from the vision of freedom. While we face many challenges, we meet them head on with the confidence and convictions instilled by the generations who came before us.

Congressman Gohmert Statement On National Day Of Prayer

May 6th, 2016 | By

On The National Day of Prayer, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) shared a few poignant and pressing words regarding America’s heritage and deep roots weighted in prayer. “It is my prayer that we all join together today and truly beseech Almighty God for His direction – and wisdom.

Congressman King Announces Official Formation Of Conservative Opportunity Society

Jun 2nd, 2015 | By

The mission of COS is to be the full-spectrum, Constitutional, conservative conscience of the House that advances policies based on our country’s founding principles: the Rule of Law, limited government, a strong national defense and strong family values. COS will continue to restore the pillars of American Exceptionalism and get back to the ideals and principles of our Founding Fathers.

Congressman Steve King Speaks On God, Justice, And Eric Holder

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

Earlier this month, Congressman Steve King (R-IA) spoke on the House floor about America’s founding principles, which includes a belief in God as the foundation of our political and religious liberties. He also discussed Obamacare and his encounter with Attorney General Eric Holder during a House Judiciary Committee hearing.

Congressman Gohmert Highlights Religious History Of The U.S. Capitol

Mar 31st, 2014 | By

Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was recently interviewed by over the largely unknown history of the U.S. Capitol as a part-time church during the early years of our nation’s existence.

Gohmert pointed out that both James Madison and Thomas Jefferson attended non-denominational church services at the Capitol. These services began in 1807 and continued through 1857. Jefferson clearly had no objection to attending church services in the nation’s Capitol building.

Ben Carson: Secularists Can’t Keep God Out Of Public Life

Feb 18th, 2014 | By

“As the secular progressives try to remove all vestiges of God from our society, let us remember the godly principles of loving our fellow man, caring about our neighborhoods, developing our God-given talents to the utmost so that we become valuable to the people around us, and maintaining high principles that govern our lives.”

Congressmen: The Prize Of Citizenship

Jan 10th, 2014 | By

America was founded by individuals seeking the freedom to live their lives in step with their beliefs. It is this quest that led our Founding Fathers to cast religious freedom into the First Amendment of the Constitution. For them, religious freedom was the prize of citizenship. The PRICE they paid for citizenship was their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor.

Senator Rubio Defends Religious Liberty

Nov 6th, 2013 | By

I believe that part of what distinguishes America from the rest of the world is that we do not feel threatened by each other’s faiths.

The tradition of praying before meetings of governing or legislative bodies is common all across our country. In fact, it has been meaningful to me in my own career as a public servant.

Florida Congressman Bill Posey Celebrates Constitution Day

Sep 19th, 2013 | By

Unlike other nations throughout history, we don’t sit at the feet of a benevolent sovereign. Rather than the crown, or even a Parliament being sovereign, our belief is that government derives its authority from the consent of its citizens. The Founding Fathers designed our government to serve the people and to do our will, not the other way around. That is what has made America so unique.