Essential American Wisdom

Betraying A Nation: Pt . 3- Paine On America

[Author’s note: Part III and IV of Common Sense, together, present Paine’s thoughts and observations on America-specific issues and concerns. Respectively, they are titled “Thoughts on the...

Betraying A Nation: Pt . 2- Paine On Hereditary Succession

Before we get into the fine print of Part II of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, it’s worth taking some time to look a little closer into this man and how it was that he came to be such an important...

Betraying A Nation: Pt . 1- Paine On Government

[Image Source] Betraying a Nation, a simple expression consisting of a mere six syllables, will take many thousands of words to describe, explain, and put into context as it relates to modern America...

Betraying A Nation: Introduction

The end of the year 2023 is days away, and not long after 2024 begins, the American Nation and all the people of which she is comprised will begin anew the process of tearing itself into little pieces along...

Some Spring Cleaning

Greetings! As I write this, Easter, 2023, has just gone by, and now that Spring is finally here, it feels like a good time to share a few updates with those who subscribe to the Substack page(s) or follow...

Blessed Are The Humble

No matter which side of the ideological fence you identify yourself as being aligned with (unless you have just crawled out from underneath a rock), the current state Humanity finds itself in can only be described as a...

Retributive Injustice

Before there were Kings, there was order and cooperation in pursuit of the shared goal of survival; small groups formed to sustain themselves, undertaking tasks according to individual merit, competence, and proven...

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