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Repointing the Constitution, by Justice Janice Rogers Brown

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It takes HOW LONG to get home?

It takes HOW LONG to get home?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP On the 26th. of Sep. I left Paris for Havre, where I was detained by contrary winds until the 8th. of Oct. On that day, and the 9th. I crossed over to Cowes, where I had engaged the Clermont, Capt. Colley, to touch for me. She did so, but here again we were detained by contrary winds until the 22d. when we embarked [...]

If you couldn’t live in America, your 2nd choice?

If you couldn’t live in America, your 2nd choice?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP A more benevolent people, I have never known ... Their kindness and accommodation to strangers is unparalleled ... Their eminence too in science ... the politeness of the general manners, the ease and vivacity of their conversation, give a charm to their society to be found nowhere else ... ask the travelled inhabitant [...]

Right or wrong to behead the King and Queen?

Right or wrong to behead the King and Queen?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The deed which closed the mortal course of these sovereigns, I shall neither approve nor condemn. I am not prepared to say that the first magistrate of a nation cannot commit treason against his country, or is unamenable to it's punishment: nor yet that where there is no written law, no regulated tribunal, there is [...]

How to bring unity out of conflict, Pt. 3 of 3

How to bring unity out of conflict, Pt. 3 of 3

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The discussions began at the hour of four, and were continued till ten o'clock in the evening; during which time I was a silent witness to a coolness and candor of argument unusual in the conflicts of political opinion; to a logical reasoning, and chaste eloquence, disfigured by no gaudy tinsel of rhetoric or [...]

How to bring unity out of conflict, Part 1 of 3

How to bring unity out of conflict, Part 1 of 3

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I received one day a note from the Marquis de la Fayette, informing me that he should bring a party of six or eight friends to ask a dinner of me the next day ... These were leading patriots, of honest but differing opinions sensible of the necessity of effecting a coalition by mutual sacrifices, knowing each other, [...]

Off with her head!

Off with her head!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP But he had a Queen of absolute sway over his weak mind, and timid virtue ... some smartness of fancy, but no sound sense was proud, disdainful of restraint, indignant at all obstacles to her will, eager in the pursuit of pleasure, and firm enough to hold to her desires, or perish in their wreck. Her inordinate [...]

How much chain to give the junk yard dog?

How much chain to give the junk yard dog?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP And here again was lost another precious occasion of sparing to France the crimes and cruelties thro' which she has since passed ...The king was now become a passive machine in the hands of the National assembly ... and had he been left to himself, he would have willingly acquiesced in whatever they should devise as [...]

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