Making America “Safe” Again

  John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States, writing in the year 1787 (from The Federalist), stated that, “Weakness and division at home would invite dangers from abroad, and that nothing would tend more to secure us from them than union, strength, and good government within ourselves.” I am entirely for a strong national... Continue Reading →

The Power of Dissent

Best thing I read today? "His voice of dissent was influential in leading to the eventual amendment of the new Constitution to provide a national Bill of Rights." ~ Paulsen, writing about George Mason, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 (from the book "The Constitution: An Introduction") In fact, Mason actually declined to sign... Continue Reading →

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