Mandeville, LA – When one hears the word “secession” today, images of Union soldiers, sanctimoniously mowing down regimented lines of Confederates pulling their slaves by... Read More
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.
Mandeville, LA - Name the week of the year on a calendar and there is a good chance that Mike Church has brought up a man who inspired our founding fathers, David Hume and his "The Idea of a Perfect Commonwealth", on his Sirius/XM radio show or Founders TV show. Hume was an inspirational figure during the founding era and is well known to have inspired James Madison's views on the Constitution. Hume understood the concept of "human scale theory" as it applies to the size of political bodies and in this essay explains why that scale matters and how a [r]epublican system of government can remain in scale while insuring the liberty, safety and happiness of the people.
Mandeville, LA - Did you know that the Mike Church Show studios, "Studio D", in Mandeville, LA, broadcast both the Mike Church Show on Sirius/XM and Founders TV? Did you know that these studios are independent and responsible for their own expenses & maintenance? Without the generous support of Founders TV viewers and mikechurch.com browsers, “Studio D” could not continue its current operations creating “Project ’76 Webisodes” and new feature length CD’s like “The Spirit of ’76 - The Story Continues” and the ground-breaking “What Lincoln Killed-EPISODE I”.
Let me read to you how a Founding Father accepted his inauguration. This will come as a shock to you people, but I actually have here in my hands the text of Thomas Jefferson’s first inaugural address. Yes, even back then those old fuddy-duddy guys in white stockings and powdered wigs gave addresses when they were inaugurated. The striking thing about Jefferson’s inauguration is the humility and the humble attitude that he approached it as. Which you’ll hear here in the text when I get into it.