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I received an email not long ago with a supposed speech by Theodore Roosevelt.  While not actually one of his speeches (it was a letter) and not written while he was president, it was true.  Here is the content of the email:

‘In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person’s becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American… (more…)

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no_taxesTaxation for non-essential programs is stealing. Some may argue the idea that a consensus or majority makes it different, and morally acceptable. However, is there ever a real “consensus of majority?” Tax laws are initiated by the House and approved by the Senate. Both groups together make up a very minute percentage of the population…

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On Sept. 11, 2006 I had a massive heart attack. I lived through it but the doctor gave me only 4-5 years if I was lucky.  At the time, because I was not employed, I had no health insurance.  Fortunately, when I told the doctor (whom I had never met prior to the heart attack) that I could not come in for a follow-up visit because I couldn’t afford it, he waived his fee. Thank goodness.  He treated me for six months free of charge.  Then… (more…)

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