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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 1631, Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, landed in Boston.….Continue
Mandeville, LA - "I was asked on-air today what would get people motivated to "do something" about ObamaCare, The NSA et cetera, et cetra. I answered the query by explaining that there was no right answer and then proceeded to prove this by retelling the events of The Boston Tea Party. On 16 December, 1773, 25 or so men, dressed as Indians, snuck onto the wharves of Boston Harbor, stole their way aboard ships they knew to be carrying the India Company's main trade: tea. ….Continue
"He brings up Josiah Phillips and accuses Henry of basically being a tyrant (like an NSA agent). Patrick Henry was most certainly not a tyrant. While accusing Henry of being a tyrant, he then makes the case -- that if Virginia ratifies the new Constitution, then the kind of pursuit and lack of due process and searches and what have you that were going to go on to capture a guy like Josiah Phillips could not happen, that the new general government would not have the authority….Continue
On this day in 1789, Congress passed the Judiciary Act of 1789, officially titled “An Act to Establish the Judicial Courts of the United States” and President Washington signed it into law. Find out what else happened on This Day in Founders History at mikechurch.com….Continue
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Virginia, the two Carolinas and Georgia, may be said to defray three fourths of the annual expense of supporting the federal government; and of this great sum annually furnished by them, nothing, or next to nothing, is returned to them in the shape of government expenditure. - Senator Thomas Hart Benton