- Declaration of Independence
- July 4, 1776 – We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
- Constitution of the United States
- September 17, 1787 – We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
- Bill of Rights
- March 4, 1789 – THE Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of public confidence in the Government, will best ensure the beneficent ends of its institution.
- The Gettysburg Address
- Our nation has a lineage of forefathers through which our nation was reborn, nay reconstituted, through the challenge and tumult of the American civil war. Abraham Lincoln our 16th President of these United States gave us a profound and timely reminder of the purpose of sacrifice and the significance of the effort.
- Centrist Foundations
- Laying a foundation of reason and common sense. Let's just call it pragmatism... or, how to beat the special interests and lobbyists by leveling the playing field with a seemingly forgotten skill, logic.