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
This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1768 on this day, Samuel Adams penned a letter entitled “Massachusetts Circular Letter of 1768.”….Continue
Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Transcript - Folks, that’s a reflection of all the things we talk about. Isn’t it just another of the latest examples of our purge of tradition and our purge of true moral order and code? We don’t have a code. You make it up as you go along. If it’s inconvenient or it might cost you a couple of shekels, you just bail. You just abandon it for pure selfish reasons. It’s tragic and sad. Check out today's tra….Continue
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It was this class which gradually detached the attention of Romans from principles of men, and no sooner had it converted Caesar and Pompey into objects of adoration and hatred, than the worshippers of the true were ready to destroy the worshippers of the false deity; a war was declared between God and Baal; and a republican form of government terminated with the conflict. Among us, [Facebook]* is the forum for the artifices of this pernicious class of men, and its range beyond the powers of the human voice, is more rapidly affecting that, which corrupt Roman orators were unable to accomplish in less than four hundred years. Little of principle; much of party; adulation and invective, are the means which transform a genuine loyalty for liberty, into a spurious loyalty for men; and the degradation by which the human mind descends from a capacity for freedom, to a fitness for slavery. - John Taylor of Caroline County, from "The Spirit of '76" pamphlet
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