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Month: December 2018

The 17th Amendment Dismantling the Republic

The 17th Amendment: Dismantling the Republic

 

From the time of the founding, segments of the American citizenry advocated pure democracy. Yet the Founders gave us a republic in which the people, the state governments and the executive branch each had a voice in the legislative process.  Thus, members of the Senate were not originally elected by the people, nor did they represent the interests of the people in their respective s . . .

kingdom of god

Preparing the Kingdom of God on Earth

 

Nearing and after the turn of the 20th century, advocacy of eugenics was starting to take shape in Europe and the United States.  Controlled selective breeding was regarded by many as a way to improve humanity.  A religious debate ensued in the public square as Darwin’s theory of evolution was being appl . . .