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Topic: Federal Convention of 1787

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Thursday, July 17th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 17 July

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This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. Another birthday on this day in 1744, that of Elbridge Gerry. Gerry assumed the office of vice president under President Madison after George Clinton died in office, and Gerry too died in office less than two years later.….Continue

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Kevin Gutzman - 1787 Constitution Convention, Federalists Lied

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In the same hall, eleven years later, men are meeting to discuss the new plan of government, the Virginia Plan as it’s known.  Today is the 19th, so we’re almost three weeks into the discussion over James Madison’s Virginia Plan as offered by Edmund Randolph.  It’s around about this time that the New York delegation has about had it with little Jimmy Madison.  They’re not very many days away from just walking out and lea….Continue

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Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

What Really Happened At Start Of Federal Convention Of 1787, Pt. II

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Interview With Kevin Gutzman Part II Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "On this day, on May the 29th -- I just went back and read the record from Farrand’s records last night.  This doesn’t have anything to do with James Madison, but I know you know about this.  I noted that at this juncture of the meeting on May the 29th, Judge Yates has yet to blow a gasket.  He does blow a gasket but he hasn’t blown a gasket yet.  He’s just sitting there patiently maki….Continue

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Monday, June 2nd, 2014

What Really Happened At Start Of Federal Convention Of 1787, Pt. I

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Interview with Kevin Gutzman - Federal Convention Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Let’s get to the matter at hand here with Professor Kevin Gutzman, who is one of the foremost authorities on James Madison.  I wanted to start with the introduction of the Virginia Plan, which happened 237 years ago today.  Governor Randolph was, of course, the gentleman that introduced the plan.  It wasn’t Madison who introduced it.  In the book James Madison and the Making….Continue

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Sunday, May 18th, 2014

How Federal Convention That Produced Constitution Came About

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Federal Convention and the Constitution Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "So how did they arrive in Philadelphia on the 14th of May 1787?  They were supposed to have this convention.  And why would we care about that today?  Well, the reason we ought to care about it is because of the pretenses under which they were meeting.  What Madison and Hamilton had told the public and what they had told the legislators and the legislatures of the thirteen states was: Loo….Continue

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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Propose New Government Proves States Independent Not Indivisible

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Federal Convention of 1787 Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Federal Convention of 1787 began 227 years ago today.  It was to meet in Philadelphia to consider amendments to the Articles of Confederation.  That’s all it was supposed to do.  It wasn’t supposed to be secret.  Few of the things that happened were actually supposed to happen.  It is thought by many, or fantasized by many, that those events that I just described happened generically, and that th….Continue

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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 14 May

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This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1607 on this day, the Jamestown settlement was established by English settlers with the Virginia Company of London.….Continue

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Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Republican Hero Of Trenton And Beyond

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James Monroe the Republican Hero Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Happy belated birthday to James Monroe.  That’s why we started this conversation, because Monroe was one of two continentals that was wounded in the Battle of Trenton.  If you’ve heard Times That Try Men’s Souls or if you’ve read about it, you know that it was Monroe with a Colonel William Washington -- no relation to George -- that was the first to exchange f….Continue

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 29 April

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This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. One notable birthday on this day in 1745, that of Oliver Ellsworth, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and minister to France.….Continue

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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 26 March

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This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. One notable birthday on this day in 1749, that of William Blount. Find out about him in today's Founders History...….Continue

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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 25 March

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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 25 March On this day in 1788, Federalist No. 74 was published in the New York Packet, entitled “The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive,” authored by Alexander Hamilton. 1 This day is celebrated as Maryland Day. It commemorates this day in 1634 when “settlers disembarked from two small sailing ships – the Ark and the Dove – on to Maryland soil. At St.….Continue

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Friday, January 24th, 2014

Kevin Gutzman - James Madison Not The Final Voice On Nullification

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Let me just interject something really quick here and resay that this is Professor Dr. Kevin Gutzman, who is, in some of our opinions and in the opinion of many of your colleagues, the eminent James Madison scholar of our time.  There is one other that you mention and you’re flattered that he reviewed your book and gave it his approbation.  We’re not talking about someone who has a casual relationship with the works of James ….Continue

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Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

There's A Fourth Amendment To Protect Citizens FROM NSA Spooks

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"He brings up Josiah Phillips and accuses Henry of basically being a tyrant (like an NSA agent). Patrick Henry was most certainly not a tyrant. While accusing Henry of being a tyrant, he then makes the case -- that if Virginia ratifies the new Constitution, then the kind of pursuit and lack of due process and searches and what have you that were going to go on to capture a guy like Josiah Phillips could not happen, that the new general government would not have the authority….Continue

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 30 November 2012

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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 30 November 2012 On this day in 1804, the Senate began its third impeachment trial, this time of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase. Virginia Rep. John Randolph initiated the impeachment proceedings. Chase was accused of “refusing to dismiss biased jurors” and “excluding or limiting defense witnesses in two politically sensitive cases.” He was also accused of promoting his own political agendas from the bench. Chase’s defense ….Continue

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Monday, November 25th, 2013

What Will It Take For You People To See That Federalism And The Constitution Are Dead And Buried?

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Let’s go all the way back to 1787 and let’s figure out why there was a Senate to start with. To answer that question is to shed some light on the way things are supposed to work in the American constitutional system, which, by the time I’m finished with this, it’s not the way I’m going to tell you they work because they don’t work like that any longer. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

What Is The Alternative To The Legislative Process?

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Now the government in the 21st century is trying to say that the health and welfare of every living soul on the North American continent is now the legislative duty and responsibility of the government of the United States. Some of us take great offense to that, see great danger in it, and do not want that principle, even though some have already surrendered on that principle when it comes to Medicare and Medicaid. Check out today….Continue

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Friday, September 13th, 2013

Stop The Spread Of American Mythology By Studying Her History

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – But this urban legend that is creeping in about what the commissioners were sent and the delegates were sent to do in Philadelphia, this has got to stop. This is coming from some guy named Rob Natelson, who has allegedly researched this. Apparently he hasn’t actually read any of the commission statements. If you read the commissions, I don’t see how you can take anything else away from them other than don’t go there and do a….Continue

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Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Supreme Court Continues To Disregard Constitution And Strengthen Federal Leviathan

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – I’m going to walk you through a couple of the legal -- these are very easy to understand -- reasoning behind why the power to choose electors was left in the hands of the states, and why the Supreme Court erred mightily yesterday. Justice Thomas points this out at the end of his dissent: What you guys are doing here, you are undermining and eroding the foundation of the constitutional system itself. Check out today’s transcript….Continue

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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Interview With Kevin Gutzman

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In other words, Washington did what Washington always did. He pretended like he didn’t want to be there and he didn’t want anything to do with the proceedings and he just happened to be nominated for this grand position. Then, as he always did, he executed his task with historical flair and brilliance. To talk about this and to help flesh it out and why it was a federal convention is my good frien….Continue

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Monday, May 20th, 2013

Claes Ryn Warns Of The New Jacobins And True Democratic Mob Rule

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Constitutionalists are raised, structured, socialized, you could say institutionalized to be constitutionalists. This does not happen much any longer, which is why our United States Constitution can be as seemingly useless and not referred to or deferred to as you would like to see it or as it once was. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue

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