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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 11 March

This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. Two birthday today, those of Robert Treat Paine and John McLean, check out today's Founders History to learn more about them...
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March 2015
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John Quincy Adams Speech of “Monsters to Destroy” 4 July, 1821

Mandeville, LA - On the 45th Anniversary of the passage of the Declaration of Independence, Secretary of State, John Quincy Adams, delivered the following remarks to the members of the 22nd Congress in attendance. The reader wil N.B. that Adams acknowledges the Declaration of Independence while restating that it was American Custom to "(sic)...respected the independence of other nations while asserting and maintaining her own." There is no trace of any of the arrogant, baseless and loud pronunciations of today's "conservatives" of American superiority or as a "shaper of events" even. You will also N.B. Adams' famous "in search of monsters to destroy" pronouncement.
15
January 2015

An Example Of True Lifelong Public Service: James Monroe

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – So Monroe never leaves the service of the United States. Remember, he gets in in 1776, gets out as president in 1824, still stays on -- I can’t recall the exact title he took or the task he accepted -- all the way up till his death. I believe he dies in New York City as part of some commission that he’s been appointed to. He never leaves public service, as you government employees call it today. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
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June 2013

The Root Of All American Evils . . . Foreign Policy

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – None of this has to happen unless we have to remain the biggest, baddest bully in the history of the world when it comes to our foreign affairs. In other words, this is all made possible and necessary by our foreign policy. Ron Paul has been correct all along. George Frisbie Hoar, the grandson of Roger Sherman, in 1903 was correct when he waved mightily against the subjugation of the Philippines was right. James Monroe and John Quincy Adams were correct. Washington was correct. This is all a result of our foreign policy. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
13
June 2013

Despite What The History Books Say, John Quincy Adams WAS A Founding Father

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Milbank rebuffs Bachmann and makes fun of her because she mistakenly identified John Quincy Adams as a founding father. I tweeted this to Milbank and I’ll just reiterate this to the audience. John Quincy Adams WAS a founding father. He may not have been a father at the time of the founding, but he was most certainly a member of that august body of young men who would turn men who were in on the founding. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
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May 2013

James Madison Warns Of The Federal Monster

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – The patriot ought to be the first one that raises his hand and says: We should be a beacon of peace and liberty to the world, and we should only rear our arms in our own defense, this existential own defense. What we’re doing abroad is unconscionable and would not be something that your average member of the founding father generation would sign off on. As a matter of fact, they would recoil in horror and shock from it, and I will prove it to you right now. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
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May 2013
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Sales Taxes Go Way Back…And They’re Always A Bad Idea

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – “Sales Tax: History of a Dumb Idea” by Mason Gaffney, this is part of my post. I found this wonderful essay written by Mr. Gaffney in Insights Magazine back in 2005 about sales taxes. He writes about the history of the sales tax. It goes way, way back, farther than you can ever imagine. Check out today’s audio and transcript for the rest…
07
May 2013