"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

“I would rather be optimistic and disappointed than pessimistic and correct.”
~Ben Gilmore


Ben’s Blog

Words of "Wisdom"

By Ben Gilmore | April 4, 2011

–By Ben Gilmore This is the “Introduction” to the book I am writing, “Principles of American Government” (© Ben Gilmore) I think you will enjoy reading it. Ben Words of “Wisdom” – Get Wisdom! Koiné Greek, the common language at the time of the New Testament, is reputed to be the most succinct1 language ever…

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More Situation Ethics

By Ben Gilmore | February 16, 2011

–By Ben Gilmore “The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each state, chosen by the legislators thereof, for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote.” [U.S. Constitution. Article I, Section 3. June 21, 1788] “Situation ethics” — Making choices in an effort to manipulate the results. The…

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Situation Ethics

By Ben Gilmore | February 13, 2011

–By Ben Gilmore “When you choose an action, you choose a consequence.” So said my friend, Harry Conn. Consequences follow choices like a caboose follows a train. You cannot manipulate consequences. It is like pushing on a rope! When you tell a lie, you are trying to manipulate consequences. It may even seem to work…

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Limits on Authority

By Ben Gilmore | December 30, 2010

Publish freely- with attribution –By Ben Gilmore Only the Creator God of the Bible is all-knowing, all-present, and all-powerful. With those unlimited attributes, there can be no limits upon God’s authority. Thus all other sources of power and authority must have limits. For example – Consider the Bible account of King David and his neighbor,…

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How to Be Free

By Ben Gilmore | September 25, 2010

–By Ben Gilmore God once spoke through an ass. I guess He can speak through me! There is a law of nature – The quality of internal self-government is inversely proportional to the amount of external government imposed upon self. Think of a see-saw. As self-government degrades, external government always moves in to fill the…

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Looking Forward

By Ben Gilmore | July 1, 2010

–By Ben Gilmore For the past year, Fran and I have focused on the 4-day ACH American History & Government Study Seminar, which concluded last Saturday. Last year at William Jessup University, the Seminar drew 75 students. All this year we prayed and “believed” for a hundred students plus staff. We had 30 world changing…

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Patriotism is Not Enough!

By Ben Gilmore | June 17, 2010

–By Ben Gilmore We have lots of apathetic patriots! The easiest course is to do nothing! After reading this – go to the website and become part of the 100 member class! If you can not get away 4 days next week why not send a teen! YOU need to be there! Your kids and…

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Just Three Weeks!

By Ben Gilmore | June 2, 2010

Publish freely- with attribution –By Ben Gilmore Three weeks from today! Last fall this column was among the first to say, “It appears we may have treason in the White House.” Today, the evidence of treason and corruption is overwhelming. Our “check & balance” system appears to have failed. We must place great hope in…

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What's Right With America

By Ben Gilmore | May 24, 2010

Just 30 Days — –By Ben Gilmore Most of us have teens or college kids and friends we wish knew more about what is going on in America. I’m not talking about what is wrong, there is information everywhere. Consider seriously sending someone to the American History and Government Study Seminar June 23-26, 2010. Registration…

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American History & Government Study Seminar, June 23 – 26, 2010

By Ben Gilmore | May 16, 2010

–By Ben Gilmore The following letter just arrived from a dear friend. To Whom This May Concern: I am writing this to anyone who might be considering taking the ACH Seminar. I took the class as an adult several years ago and found it to be most enlightening in so many ways. It caused me…

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