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In June of 1966, when I was commissioned in the U.S. Army, I took the oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same.”

Responding to Democrats in her party who are troubled by the massive $3.5 trillion spending bill that would forever transform America into a debtor nation, Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked a question: “Where would you cut?”

“Power to the People” was a chant used by anti-war and civil rights protesters in the ’1960s. John Lennon wrote a song with that title in 1971. The idea flowed from the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, which begins, “We the people.”

If one can say the pandemic has had any positive side effect, it has been to help us focus on what the loss of liberties looks like. Such losses do not occur immediately but erode over time as people become increasingly comfortable with government claiming to know what is best for us.

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If Cuomo were impeached by the Assembly, state law might force him to step aside immediately — a dramatic difference from what happens when the U.S. president is impeached.

Like many Americans, I watched in disbelief Wednesday as an angry mob stormed our U.S. Capitol. As members of Congress gathered to certify the electoral votes of the presidential election, a band of criminals decided to take matters into their own hands.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina is joining Texas's fight to halt the certification of Electoral College voters in four states.  South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Wednesday that the state was one of 16 to file a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin in the Supreme Court Tuesday. 

In totalitarian societies, governments suppress the church and religious worship. That’s because dictators believe citizens should worship them as the highest authority and not a Higher Authority, which they view as a threat to their power and position.

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