Review: The 5000 Year Leap

Author: Cleon Skousen Publisher: National Center for Constitutional Studies For a book that has incurred quite a bit of hostility and derision, The 5000 Year Leap by Cleon Skousen is discerning, non-aggressive, simple, and direct in its explanation of the Founders' ideas for forming the United States. Skousen's book is divided into what might be called three …

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A Chimerical Idea

To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea. ~ James Madison Though the idea has since escaped us in recent days, it was once widely recognized that people are corrupt. People are sinful, evil, desiring wrongdoing. It is only through careful …

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Beware the Slow Death

Our freedoms will likely not be lost in one swift blow, but instead by the careful and steady hand of "silent encroachment". This is why we must remain on the side of truth, on the side of what is right. Let us not be self-serving but seek to serve truth and justice. Encroaching on the …

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