Restore Our American Republic

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News and Views -April 17, 2018

   In keeping with the theme of  ROAR’s “Year of Education,” this week’s newsletter contains Part 2 of Tasha Stacey’s review of David Kelley’s wonderful book, The Art of Reasoning, and an update on indoctrination in the public schools with a suggested remedy for reforming this serious problem (Indoctrination

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News and Views- April 1, 2018

Two themes consistently run through ROAR’s operations and our weekly newsletters: (1) Education and the need to improve it for the purpose of living a better life as well as elevating the level of public discourse in the U.S., and (2) Grassroots methods and activities to restore

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News and Views- March 27th, 2018

In order to restore the republic in America (this organization’s mission), its foundation of individualism must be restored. However, in order to do that, we must enhance the overall ability of individuals in our culture to independently and accurately assess the issues of our day. Unfortunately, there is a

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News and Views-March 12, 2018

In our first weekly newsletter, I reiterated ROAR’s mission to restore the republic in America and its foundation of individualism. This week I would like to discuss the Enlightenment spirit that underlies that foundation and its importance in fostering a cultural environment where individual rights evolved as the

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News and Views- March 2, 2018

This is ROAR’s first weekly newsletter to update subscribers and the outside world on our activities to promote our mission:     To restore the republic in America, its foundation of individualism, and begin reversing the misguided policies, laws, and regulations inconsistent with that foundation that are

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Siena Cathedral Epitomizes the Awesome Power of Art

Siena Cathedral Epitomizes the Awesome Power of Art   “As food nourishes our bodies and ideas nourish our minds, art nourishes our souls. We need uplifting art and lofty ideas to remind us of the joys, the beauties, and the reasons why life is worth living.” These

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A Patriot Defends Israel to Start the New Year

A Patriot Defends Israel to Start the New Year My hope for the New Year is that increasing numbers of Americans will strengthen their resolve to restore the Republic in America. This will require individuals around the country to stand up and be counted on various public

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America’s Defining Characteristic: The Spirit of the Enlightenment

The Enlightenment era of the 18th century was one of the most dynamic in history and brought forth breathtaking advances in science, industry, and the humanities that helped create the conditions leading to the birth of the first constitutional republic, the United States of America.

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Ayn Rand, Rights, and the Future of the Republic in America

An understanding and defense of individual rights is of fundamental importance for those wishing to restore the republic in America, and one of the most vigorous defenders of rights was novelist/philosopher Ayn Rand.

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Recovering Our Liberty and Prosperity: Addressing Problems with the “Public Interest” Principle

Much of the justification for the enormous expansion of government during America’s history has been by reference to the importance of the “public interest.” As the use of the public interest in laws and policies has grown, the rights of individuals have been correspondingly diminished. This situation has occurred even though the public interest has never been defined, raising the question: why are we as individuals coming in second to an idea without a proper definition? The consequence of using the public interest in laws and policies has been an enormous increase in influence peddling and cronyism as individuals and interested parties vie to fill the vacuum created by the use of an idea without a proper definition. This podcast explains why only something that is truly universal can properly be classified as being in the public interest.

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