The Spirit of 76 - The greatest story NEVER told finally gets an extension! Patrick Henry, George Mason and other VA patriots are heroically trying to stop ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Why? find out in This Feature!….Continue
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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
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – There was a grand ruler, King George III. He had his own legislative body, two of them. He had Parliament, the House of Lords and the House of Commons. They had English common law. They had an English court system, trials by jury. They had magistrates and constables and what have you. In other words, they had everything that a government would need and did need to administer the daily functions of an empire, and they did admini….Continue
5 Men That History Says Were Important But Never Played For The Saints ©2012 Mike Church On the 28th of June, 1776 5 men strolled into Philadelphia’s Independence Hall with a document in hand. While most Americans today can name 10-15 members of their favorite football or basketball teams how many can name those five? Oh and the document was? The Declaration of Independence although not the one you are familiar with today. Jefferson’s draft that was presented had o….Continue
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What Dryden said was this, "Great wits are oft to madness near allied"; and that is true. It is the pure promptitude of the intellect that is in peril of a breakdown. Also people might remember of what sort of man Dryden was talking. He was not talking of any unworldly visionary like Vaughan or George Herbert. He was talking of a cynical man of the world, a sceptic, a diplomatist, a great practical politician. Such men are indeed to madness near allied. Their incessant calculation of their own brains and other people's brains is a dangerous trade. It is always perilous to the mind to reckon up the mind. A flippant person has asked why we say, "As mad as a hatter." A more flippant person might answer that a hatter is mad because he has to measure the human head. - G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy