"If you will not stand and defend your God-given liberty, you will be a slave to one who opposes it!"
~ Ben Gilmore

"Take God out of anything and it dies!"
~ Ben Gilmore

"People do not make wars; governments do."
~ Ronald Reagan

"The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men."
~ John F. Kennedy

"There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy."
~ George Washington

"Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties."
~ Abraham Lincoln

"Unless enough individuals take dominion of the principles that guided our founders, our efforts to repair and rebuild will be futile!"
~ Ben Gilmore

"Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory."
~ General George S. Patton

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2018-07-08 Another civil war?

By Ben Gilmore | July 8, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com July 8, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – Another civil war? A friend wrote me, asking if I thought we are headed for another civil war. He was concerned with the increasing level…

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2018-06-18 Chicken

By Ben Gilmore | June 18, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com June 18, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – Chicken The latest game of “chicken” is being played out as I write this blog post. If I am a single parent who breaks the law, my…

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2018-06-15 They'll know we are Christians by our love

By Ben Gilmore | June 15, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com June 15, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – “THEY’LL KNOW WE ARE CHRISTIANS BY OUR LOVE” The Banner It was early fall, 1974. We had a family business in Morgan Hill, California, two hours south…

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2018-06-13 Not half-full but overflowing

By Ben Gilmore | June 13, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com June 13, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – A note to the reader – This post was first sent a year ago. President Trump was new to the office. What a difference a year makes!…

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2018-05-31 Memories & thoughts of an aged political warhorse

By Ben Gilmore | May 31, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com May 31, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – Memories and thoughts of an aged political war-horse In 1960, as I recall, I walked my first precinct. John Tower (R-Texas) was running for U.S.…

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2018-05-25 Well – it happened!

By Ben Gilmore | May 25, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com May 25, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – Well – it happened! It is not as bad as it could be – but it sure is inconvenient! I lost my Skype and the…

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2018-05-20 What's happening

By Ben Gilmore | May 20, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com May 20, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – What’s happening God’s hand is at work in American culture. I believe years of supplication in behalf of God’s purposes for America are being heard…

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2018-05-12 A reminder & a request

By Ben Gilmore | May 12, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com May 12, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – A reminder & a request The next Principles of American Government (PAG) online course begins in one month. It is time to order the text…

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2018-05-03 Basics #2 God & man

By Ben Gilmore | May 3, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com May 3, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – Basics #2 (I hope this series of posts will be thought worth saving.) [John Locke, “Of Civil Government” 1689] “The state of nature has a…

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2018-04-28 PAG online ourse

By Ben Gilmore | April 28, 2018

ACH Study Groups Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders 7659 Gingerblossom Drive Citrus Heights, CA 95621 916-722-2501 histbuff@garlic.com www.ACHStudyGroups.com April 28, 2018 This is a letter to our friends – Principles of American Government – (PAG) The next “Principles of American Government” online course is scheduled for Monday, June 18, 2018. Using Skype-video as a virtual classroom,…

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