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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

George Mason and Granting Congress Direct Tax Power in the Constitution

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George Mason and Direct Tax Power Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "George Mason was an epicurean republican aristocrat.  He was one of the wisest men of his generation and Mason was having none of this talk about having a new central government that was going to have the power to lay and collect direct taxes.  Of course, Madison and company would say they’re not direct taxes, they’re indirect, but we’ll save that for another day."  Check out today’s tra….Continue

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 15 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. On this day in 1865, President Lincoln succumbed to a gunshot wound inflicted by John Wilkes Booth the previous night while in Ford’s Theater.….Continue

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 12 April

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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 12 April On this day in 1776, a resolution now called the Halifax Resolves was adopted by the Fourth Provincial Congress of North Carolina. Members Only Access The Founders Pass You are missing out on crucial commentary video, audio and exclusive downloads! See What You Are Missing Take The Tour! OR Join Now Franklin Approves!  ….Continue

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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

What It Meant To Be A Founding Father And [r]epublican

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Taylor writes a series of letters to this Thomas Ritchie guy.  They get published in a pamphlet that is published under the title “Spirit of seventy-six.”  I am not kidding you.  If you’ve ever wondered why I named my movie about the Constitution’s writing and ratifying “Spirit of ’76,” this is a little bit of an indication here.  “Spirit of ’76” was a term that was used and revered at the time.  In “Spiri….Continue

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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 10 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. On this day in 1790, the first patent act was signed by President Washington.….Continue

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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 9 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. On this day in 1778, Jeremiah Wadsworth was promoted to Commissary General of Purchases for the Continental Army.….Continue

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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 2 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. On this day in 1792, Congress passed The Coinage Act, which created the mint and authorized construction of a mint building in the nation’s then-capital, Philadelphia.….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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Thursday, March 20th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 20 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 1811, that of George Caleb Bingham, one of the classic artists of the American West.….Continue

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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Klugewicz - Stand, Men Of The West

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"There is Good in the World, and It's Worth Fighting For" Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Folks, this really hits home to me because I’ve read this hundreds and hundreds, heard it hundreds and hundreds, seen it on television hundreds and hundreds of times, basically throwing the towel in and saying, [mocking] “We can’t defend this.  You’re not going to be able to do that.  You’re going to have to make a deal with these pe….Continue

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Sunday, March 16th, 2014

What Kids Used To Read About George Washington

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 Today's Children Would Not Understand Something Written in 1886. Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Wouldn’t it be a sign of a regenerating spirit of republicanism and of the primary things that kids ought to be learning as opposed to the compulsory things that we force them to learn -- this magazine, my point, is pitched to young people.  I just want to read the introduction to the story on Washington.  Remember, this is pitched t….Continue

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Jefferson Had Issues With His Generation Too

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Every Generation Has It's Problems Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Remember, Russell Kirk, the great conservative author and the man many believe was correctly and aptly titled the father of modern-day conservatism, Kirk was fond of this phrase that he thought all conservatives should have in the back of their mind at all times.  It was okay, indeed it was advisable, to stand up on the shoulders of giants."  Check out today’s tran….Continue

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Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Why Is Presidents Day A Holiday?

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The General Government and the Power To Declare a Holiday Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "While we’re in the middle of the discussion here on Presidents’ Day, what power does the general government have to compel a holiday on the rest of us?  Not that most lazy, underachieving people out there that call themselves Americans won’t take the opportunity to seize upon any day that could be called a holiday, whether it’s Arbor Day….Continue

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Sunday, January 26th, 2014

This Day in Founding Fathers History, 26 January

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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 26 January 26 January, this day in Founding Fathers history - Daniel Webster delivered his first response to Richard Hayne in the soon to be famous Hayne Webster debates over the origins of the American Union and the Founding Fathers opinion of what they had created. Historian Heran Belz remarked of the debate. "In order to understand the issues raised in the Webster-Hayne debate, it is necessary to reconstruct the historical context i….Continue

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Saturday, January 25th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 25 January

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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. In 1787 on this day, Captain Daniel Shays and 2,000 of his fellow farmers launched an attack on the arsenal in Springfield, Massachusetts. ….Continue

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Friday, January 24th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 24 January

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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. On this day in 1639, the Fundamental Orders was adopted by representatives of Wethersfield, Windsor and Hartford, three colonial Connecticut towns. ….Continue

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 23 January

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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. On this day in 1964, the 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified by Congress.….Continue

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Madison Is Not The Sacred Oracle Of Nullification

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James Madison Is Not The Sacred Oracle Of Nullification But Guess Who Is? Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Why should it all just come down to whatever James Madison said?  Madison was just one man after all.  It seems that you would find other opinions on this and other writings and other things that could help flesh out what it was those that framed the Constitution, and the framers of that document, and those that implemented it, and then those that had to li….Continue

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The Rise of Conservative Nationalism Makes Beating Democrats Useless

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Conservative nationalism was already on the rise in the 1980's. This was 1988 when Nisbet delivered the Jefferson lecture. The four men who have served as presidents since Robert Nisbet delivered this lecture make Reagan seem like an isolationist. Remember his 1976 plea at the Republican National Convention to end the problems of nuclear war or his suggestion to the Soviet premier in 1986 in Iceland that Americans and Soviets simp….Continue

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