One of the most important founding fathers is someone that most people have never heard of.Details
How to make America “great” – Or any country for that matter? In a June 5, 1788 speech during the Virginia Ratifying Convention, Patrick Henry put it this way: That country is become a great, mighty, and splendid nation; not because their government is strong and energetic, but, sir, because liberty is its direct end…Details
If your favorite sports team was really awful, and you knew that they’d likely lose a vast majority of their games, would you be disappointed at the end of the season to learn that they did just what you expected them to do?
No, of course not.Details
“A free people claim their rights, as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.”Details
If you’re counting on a federal politician to do what you want them to do, you’re going to be seriously disappointed. Here’s how Patrick Henry put it in a 1788 speech…Details
During the Massachusetts ratification debates, Fisher Aims gave a stark warning that’s been totally ignored over the last 100-plus years. He said a “consolidation of the States would subvert the new Constitution.”Details
Today, you have all kinds of original sources just a mouse-click away. You can read the ratification debates. You have the Federalist Papers in support of the Constitution. You have essays written by opponents. With just a little effort, you can get a very clear understanding of the Constitution – right from the source.Details