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Monday, July 28th, 2014

Debbie Schlussel Reviews the Spirit of '76 DVD-CD

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“The Spirit of ‘76” isn’t for dummies, but they’re the ones who most need to see it. And Obama voters. And people affected by big government interference. And anyone who’s ever said, “there ought to be a federal law.” And pretty much all Americans. Watching this movie made me realize how I’ve missed out on important chunks of American history, and I learned a lot from it....….Continue

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Saturday, July 26th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 26 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. One notable birthday on this day in 1727, that of Horatio Gates. Gates was born in England and moved to America at 22, fought during the French and Indian War, and then returned to England. He didn’t return to the U.S. until 1772, at which point he purchased a plantation in Virginia. At the outset of the Revolutionary Wa….Continue

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Friday, July 25th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 25 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. On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress sent an “Address to the Assembly of Jamaica.” The address explains the congress’s decision to include Jamaica in the embargo of British goods, as Jamaica was a British colony at the time….Continue

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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 23 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. On this day in 1850, Nathan K. Hall took office as the 17th Postmaster General, under President Millard Fillmore.….Continue

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 22 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. On this day in 1686, the City of Albany, New York was granted a municipal charter. ….Continue

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 18 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. On this day in 1768, “The Liberty Song” was published in the Boston Gazette. The song was written by John Dickinson, one of the first colonial patriotic songs to be written.….Continue

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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

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Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 16 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. In 1790 on this day, “An Act for establishing the temporary and permanent Seat of the Government of the United States,” otherwise called The Residence Act, was signed into law by President Washington. The act called for a “district of territory” no more than ten square miles be chosen for the capital. ….Continue

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 15 July

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On this day in 1830, the Treaty of Prairie du Chien was signed. This was the fourth treaty of Prairie du Chien. It was negotiated between the U.S. government and the Sac and Fox, Dakota, Wahpekute, Wahpeton and Sisiton Sioux, Omaha, Iowa, Oto and Missouri tribes. William Clark and Willoughby Morgan represented the U.S. The tribes agreed...….Continue

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Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 15 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. In 1806 on this day, Zebulon Pike and his crew of “two lieutenants, one surgeon, one sergeant, two corporals, 16 privates, and one interpreter” embarked on his expedition, the Pike Expedition, to explore and document the southern portion of the Louisiana Territory. ….Continue

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Friday, July 11th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 11 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. On this day in 1798, the United States Marine Band was officially formed with legislation signed by President John Adams. ….Continue

10 General Jackson Slaying the Many Headed Monster

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 10 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. On this day in 1832, President Andrew Jackson vetoed the bank bill which would have renewed the corporate charter for the Second Bank of the United States.….Continue

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Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 9 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. On this day in 1795, James Swan paid off the national debt of the United States, totaling $2,024,899.93.….Continue

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Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 8 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. In 1797 on this day, Senator William Blount of Tennessee was expelled from Congress. Blount was charged with a high misdemeanor for his part in the conspiracy to enlist Americans and Cherokee Indians to assist the British in their quest to conquer Spanish Florida and Louisiana. ….Continue

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Friday, June 20th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 20 June

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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. On this day in 1863, West Virginia joined the Union as the 35th state.….Continue

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Kevin Gutzman - 1776 VA Constitution, Independence Day

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – The greatest revolution among the 13 colonies was not the one that was taking place in Philadelphia in Independence Hall.  It was actually taking place in Williamsburg.  This was the erection of or the composition of the first state constitution that a free people, or people who had acquired freedom, had ever elected to, as their first act, to put together so that they could govern themselves, the Virginia Constitution of 1776.  I….Continue

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Ferrara - Democracy Fail, How's Taxation WITH Representation Working?

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"When that idea [democracy] is introduced, you have coming into the political structure of a society this whole notion of representation, that government is a compact between the people and the government as established through their representatives. The great irony of representation is that over time it swallows up everything and destroys true liberty. If anybody doubts that, let me ask a simple question: How has taxation with representation worked out for us?"….Continue

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Saturday, June 14th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 14 June

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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….Continue

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 12 June

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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. On this day in 1776, the Virginia Convention unanimously adopted the Virginia Declaration of Rights, authored by George Mason.….Continue

Friday, June 6th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 7 June

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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 7 June On this day in 1776, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduced three resolutions to the Continental Congress.….Continue

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