Tag Archives: first principles of government

The Seat-belt Law, Click it or Ticket

KSL TV News Salt Lake City The seat belt laws: According to the Department of Safety, we are entering into the deadliest time of the year for auto fatalities and for the next little while it will be “click it … Continue reading

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A Condition Precedent to Tax Filing Time

Filing the 1040 Form A Condition Precedent  “A condition precedent is a legal term for something that must occur before another thing occurs. In other words, it is a condition that must precede or predate a specified event. It is, … Continue reading

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A republic, if you can keep it

Outside Independence Hall when the Constitutional Convention of 1787 ended,  Mrs. Powell of Philadelphia asked Benjamin Franklin, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” With no hesitation whatsoever, Franklin responded, “A republic, if you can keep … Continue reading

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Where Did The Left Side Come From

Creating the Left-Side of the Issue There is an interesting antidote I came across on the internet some time ago.  It featured a dialog between students in a classroom setting and the professor, a confessed atheist.  It is quite lengthy, … Continue reading

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