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Judicial Monopoly Over the Constitution: Jefferson’s View

Judicial Monopoly Over the Constitution: Jefferson’s View

THE AMERICANIST: CLARENCE CARSON ESSAYS Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, Date Oct 1, 1983 Do the Federal courts have a monopoly of the interpretation of the Constitution? Further, are the judges, in the words of Thomas Jefferson, “the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions . . .”? There is little reason to doubt that the [...]

Robert Rogers—Plan of Discipline

Robert Rogers—Plan of Discipline

Background of the American Revolution During the French and Indian War, Major Robert Rogers—in his Journal—records his instruction to the frontier militiamen assigned him. Such in general are the rules to be observed in the Ranging service; there are, however, a thousand occurrences and circumstances which may happen, that will make [...]

The American Vine: A Sermon—Jacob Duché

The American Vine: A Sermon—Jacob Duché

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS July 20, 1775 Preached in Christ-Church, Philadelphia, before the Honourable Continental Congress, July 20, 1775. Being the Day Recommended by Them for a General Fast throughout the United English Colonies of America. THE AMERICAN VINE: A SERMON Psalm 80, Verse 14 Return, We Beseech Thee, [...]

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS Boston, May 14, 1768 TO DENNYS DE BERDT Sir— By Mr Edward Church a Passenger in Capt Wilson who sailed the 24th ult. I sent you the Journals of the House of Representatives for the year past. There cannot be a better Evidence of the Moderation and good temper, with which ye Affairs of [...]

Author of Liberty or Not?

Author of Liberty or Not?

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Is God the author of liberty, or not? A valid, and need I say, vital question. But in this age of secularism, humanism, and socialism, just try mixing God and government in the same breath and get ready for the snickers, sneers, hisses, and guffaws for daring to exercise one’s free speech as regards [...]

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