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This weblog is my online journal and posting of inspiring, motivating and challenging quotes and articles on a variety of topics as well as links to other things on the web that relate to the topics here. When the spirit moves me, I may also include longer essays - or excerpts, with links to the full text.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Never Say, Too Late

Some folks in this “Great Generation,” considering freedoms we’ve lost,
Woke up one sad day and considered what the loss of all freedoms might cost!
We gathered together and pondered what steps we could take, now, to save
The much-valued freedoms some squander for free hand-outs, cradle to grave.
When folks say: “Too late,” I say: “No way; while life lasts it’s never ’too late’!”
My ancestors’ blood surges in me, defies fatalism’s cruel fate! 

As brave ones, we will not surrender our God-given right to be free
To live on the fruits of our labor, take our chances, with no guarantee!
Judging our liberty foremost of the rights our Forefathers foresaw,
We’re banding together in protest of widespread disregard for the Law!
The rights in the first Ten Amendments, without which all else would have failed,
Are the sticking-point now for defenders of the Document that then prevailed. 

The question that President Lincoln set forth in his famous Address,
Has, once again, come front-and-center, in this time of our Nation’s great stress.
Can this nation, conceived with true freedom as the basis of government’s goal,
That all men are created equal, not meant for another’s control --
A proposal with true dedication, a noble concept never tried
In all the past history of mankind -- will continuance now be denied? 

Will men of true faith and conviction risk all in this Battle for Right?
Will women stand, shoulder-to-shoulder, hold aloft Lady Liberty’s Light?
Will the slothful become energetic, take responsibility
For self-support, seeking employment, if able-bodied they be?
With all who produce robbed by taxes, “sharing” more than they could afford,
With all stripped to poverty’s level, what will be socialism’s reward? 

Will we be like those gone before us who rose to the crises they faced,
Refused to give in or surrender, stood for causes on righteousness based?
No matter what odds were against them, resisted with all of their might,
Gave the last measure of their devotion, pressed on in the battle for right.
Let our voices arise in crescendo, till the Congress and President hear,
Return power to the States and the people, restoring our freedoms so dear! 

The tyranny others now suffer by ignoring such warning signs clear,
Should cause us to Stop! Look! And listen! To recognize crisis is near!
Turn back from the brink of disaster, consider our ways and be wise,
Resist the temptation to squander the brief time we have, and arise
To accomplish the task now before us, believing our Cause to be just.
As we take God’s side in this crisis, in His power we surely can trust! 

© 12/16/2009 Roberta N.Tuthill (1923- ) TX-born American Revolution descendant.
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Sunday, July 5, 2009

What is Happening to Our Freedoms


The USA is not a democracy, per se: it is a democratic-republic, but Historian Alexander Tytler's comment applies: "A democracy...can only exist until a majority of voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse out of the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits…” 

Those who do so are undermining our free-enterprise, individual-initiative system, which made America “The last best hope of humanity.”

Politicians who cater to such greed in order to achieve increased personal power must be thrown out of office, lest our freedoms be forever lost. Long ago Lord Acton said truly: “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely!”

Our Government, established with checks and balances by our wise Founding Fathers, has been undermined. Too many of the watchmen on our Nation’s walls have abandoned their responsibilities and surrendered our security to the “me first, gratification now” generation, bankrupting the future.

It’s time for a new generation of Heroes for Freedom! The hour is too late to go along with whatever comes along, just to get along.

The pen is mightier than the sword,” and we must not surrender our American heritage! It’s time for serious, non-violent resistance! Let truth, individual honesty, integrity, and strength of character rule our words and our actions! Are you willing to enlist in the Cause of restoring our Nation’s Founding Documents and principles?

Don't wait till the next election! Get involved now, to enlist candidates for the primaries who are dedicated to "a new birth of freedom...that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." Someone who was there witnessed that Abraham Lincoln's emphasis was on "the people," not the government!

Participate in the election process now, to whatever extent you are able, and don't by shy. Contact your neighbors, and alert them to become involved. It's their future, as well, that must concern us! All who value liberty must become pro-active, or be responsible by default for the Government's continued disdain for our cherished freedoms, purchased by the life-blood of so many patriots!

Contact your local, city, county, state, and national representatives. Call, write, and email them. Organize your thoughts on paper before phoning, and be courteous but firm, in order to be effective.

Let your concerns be known in logical sequence. Build a case against the wrongs that concern you, and stand your ground, like the Minute Men at the Concord Bridge! Like George Washington and his beleaguered men at Valley Forge. Like the brave men at Fort Mc Henry, and the sailors aboard the USS Constitution, “Old Ironsides,” against the Barbary Pirates!

Historian Tytler concluded his evaluation: “The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years.”

As of today, we have survived 33 years past the average. Let’s extend that “life expectancy” by abandoning “the Silent Majority,” and becoming “the Vocal Majority.” Speak up for Free Enterprise,  Fiscal Responsibility, and Individual Initiative at every opportunity.

It’s never too late to resist those who would rob us of our freedoms. If no opportunity presents itself, speak up and create one! Never give up, and never, never NEVER give in!

*Popular quotes of Alexander Tytler, AKA Lord Woodhouselee (1747 - 1813).

© 2009, Article written 6-21-2009 by Roberta N. Tuthill (1923-), direct descendant of Samuel Corwin, signer of the Engagement to Support the Revolution. His daughter, Phoebe, wed John Tuthill in 1763. (Condensed version 6/30/09).

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Jonah's Prophecy Now!
If Jonah came to your land, as to Nineveh that day,

And cried aloud in prophet-tones, with words you heard him say:

“In forty days
(one month plus ten) your land will be no more,”

Would you believe the warning of that man, just put ashore,

Transported by a great fish (three days and nights within),

Because he’d run away from God, and suffered for his sin? 

Perhaps he wore a loincloth of seaweed, wrapped and tied,

Because of human modesty, his nakedness to hide.

Perhaps his skin was ashen-grey, from stomach acids there,

As he floated midst the items of the fish’s dinner fare.

Did the pagan ones of Nineveh mistake him for Neptune,

A god they may have worshipped, why they heeded him so soon? 

As day-by-day, from dawn to dusk (it took three days to cross),

Old Jonah cried aloud to spare the people from great loss.

At first the hearers questioned: “Just who is this crazy one

Who cries out such outrageous threats each day from sun to sun?

But then his words began to penetrate their minds and hearts,

As one-by-one some then believed, on streets, in homes, in marts. 

More and more believed his words, and the king was told at last;

took the matter in his hands and called a total fast:

“Not old nor young, not man nor beast, shall anything partake;

Perchance, by deep humility, this grievous curse we’ll break.

Let man and beast wear sackcloth, and no violence be found;

Let all cry mightily to God, from evil ways turn round… 

“Perchance His anger will abate, His wrath be turned away

When He sees we are repentant and mean just what we pray.” 

He rose up from his royal throne and laid aside his robe,

Then clothed himself in rough sackcloth; the ash heap his abode. 

God saw their deep contrition, how they heeded Jonah’s call,

Withheld His hand of judgment and forgave them, one and all. 

As in the days of Nineveh, that city wide and great,

America must now repent, before it is too late.

God’s boundless grace is offered now wherever sins abound,

But mercy is not endless where repentance can’t be found.

Who knows if forty days, or weeks, or months will yet elapse 

Between today and judgment, His protective wall’s collapse? 

In fact, who knows if only forty hours yet remain 

Til heart attack, an accident, foul play, or stroke of brain 

May snuff out life, or render one incapable of thought. 

Perhaps the time is very short, and yet we know it not, 

If forty minutes, even seconds, be our futures’ length,

Let all repent…relinquish sin, so God can give new strength! 

by Roberta N. Tuthill, Copyright 12/15-21/2006 (1/17/08 1 pm)  Co-author Marian T. Teckenburg, sister; and dedicated 1/17/08 to our father, Henry Garfield Tuthill, Sr., 1/29/1882-7/6/1960), whose motto was: “Protect yourself by protecting others!”
Tue, November 25, 2008 | link 

Thursday, November 13, 2008

And Speaking of Election Results

Compare Election Result Maps showing Electoral vote count.

Compare the Election Results Maps of the last three Presidential Elections. The Map of the
2008 Election results by State and County varies little from the Map of the 2004 Election results and the Map of the 2000 Election results

Check out the Election Result Maps, starting with 2000.  Compare, and then You do the Math. See if you can figure out what happened in 2008.
Election 2000 Map - Click Here

Election 2004 Map - Click Here

Election 2008 Map - Click Here

Thu, November 13, 2008 | link 

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

And Speaking of Change

FYI:  A Recording just surfaced, with Obama telling the San Francisco Chronicle how the Coal Industry will go under. Hannity and Colms clip on YouTube has the story.

Obama said, "If someone wants to build a coal powered plant, they can. It's just it will bankrupt them because they are going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that's being emitted."  

Then he states: "When I was asked earlier about the issue of coal - uhh.   Under my plan of a cap and trade system, the electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket."

During the primaries Obama assured the folk in the four highest coal producing states that "totally supports coal miners", yet his plan will crush the economy of those very states and the entire nation. Can anyone afford his promised skyrocketing energy prices. So, what happened to that moving promise? (It must be more of his policy for CHANGE.)

Watch it Now.  

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