Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Saturday October 25th 2014

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October 06, 2014


Federalist 62. Madison reminds us that the election of U.S. Senators by their respective state legislatures secured state rights or authority. In your opinion, how might a return to this vital constitutional principle become a key element in empowering a push back against federal intrusion into powers our heaven inspired Constitution clearly retained as jurisdictionally belonging to state & local governments, to families & individuals, to private businesses, churches, & charities?


‘Founders Corner’

Justice Joseph Story on Original Intent and Religious Freedom

Justice Joseph Story on Original Intent and Religious Freedom

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Justice Joseph Story served as a Supreme Court Justice from 1811 through 1845. His Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States (first published in 1833) was required reading in U.S. law schools for over a century, being a cornerstone of early American jurisprudence. As such, it was and still is a [...]

Fisher Ames: Equality No. 1

Fisher Ames: Equality No. 1

American Debate In a series of papers published in 1801, Fisher Ames unleashes one of the Federalist’s most scathing attacks on the Anti-Federalist’s unbridled democratic principles. Ames does so by drawing their principles to their logical conclusions—illustrating his conclusions with the unprincipled actions of the European democrats and [...]

Some Men are Not for Sale—Samuel Adams

Some Men are Not for Sale—Samuel Adams

Background of the American Revolution Samuel Adams, The Father of the American Revolution and a staunch Puritan until his death, displays, prior to the Revolutionary War, one of the characteristic traits of those Puritans. It is said that one of the reasons given for calling Samuel Adams “The Last of the Puritans,” was the fact that he, [...]

Federalist Papers No. 64, John Jay

Federalist Papers No. 64, John Jay

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 5, 1788 The Wisdom in Electing Presidents by Special Electors (Electoral College) & U.S. Senators by their Respective State Legislatures and of Lodging the Treaty-Making Power in Their Hands. IT IS a just and not a new observation, that enemies to particular persons, and [...]

On the Stamp Act of 1765, James Otis

On the Stamp Act of 1765, James Otis

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: SPEECHES, PAMPHLETS, LETTERS, QUOTES An Oration Delivered Before the Governor and Council In Boston, December 20, 1765. James Otis (opened with tears). It is with great grief that I appear before your Excellency (Governor Hutchinson) and Honours (of the City Council) on this occasion. A wicked and unfeeling [...]

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