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Kevin Gutzman on John Dickinson and the AUMF

Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Video and Audio - Kevin Gutzman joins us on today's Founders TV to talk to us about how John Dickinson (or any of the Founding Fathers) would have counseled the current world rulers in Washington D.C. on Syria and the AUMF. Well, how does Prof. Gutzman think the Founders would have responded to the current situation? Well, to put it mildly... they probably would not have been too happy with what they're doing in Mordor. Dickinson and many of the other Founders did not want to set up an Empire, like Obama and other Decepticons are trying to do right now. For more from Kevin be sure and check out today's Founders TV and sign up for a Founders Pass if you haven't already!
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June 2015
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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 18 July

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.
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July 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 12 July

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 Continental Congress heard the draft of the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, read by the committee who prepared it.
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July 2014

Here’s An Example From Jefferson On How To Argue Your Position In A Scholarly Manner

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – How many times have you checked your email, gone to your Facebook page, gone to your Twitter feed, go to your blog on your website and someone has gotten into an internet spat or an electronic spat with someone else and they have played the final trump card? What is it? It’s a quote. How many times have you seen a quote played as the trump card and it’s got James Madison’s name attached to it, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, something to that effect? Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
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November 2013

Egalitarians Can Keep Dreaming, There’s No Utopian Heaven On Earth

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – The dystopia is counterbalanced, as I said, with the utopia. This is where guys like Steve or people that think like that miss their mark and, I think, at some level pose a risk to the rest of us. I hate to interject religion into this. Well, no, I don’t hate to. It’s my job to, my duty to. To use a very popular adage, there is no Heaven on Earth. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
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October 2013

Interview With Brad Birzer On Conservatism, John Dickinson And More

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Brad is a professor at Hillsdale College. He is the author of the book about Charles Carroll of Carrolton, American Cicero, a great book about a forgotten founding father. He is also the editor of The Imaginative Conservative website, which we had Winston Elliott on yesterday and talked about. Brad is part of what I like to call the conservative revival. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
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July 2013