Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Friday January 16th 2015


‘Patrick Lee’

Congress: Accomplish a week’s work in one day!

Congress: Accomplish a week’s work in one day!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP If every sound argument or objection was used by some one or other of the numerous debaters, it was enough: if not, I thought it sufficient to suggest the omission, without going into a repetition of what had been already said by others. That this was a waste and abuse of the time and patience of the house which could [...]

If they would just SHUT UP!

If they would just SHUT UP!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Our body was little numerous, but very contentious. Day after day was wasted on the most unimportant questions. My colleague Mercer was one of those afflicted with the morbid rage of debate, of an ardent mind, prompt imagination, and copious flow of words, he heard with impatience any logic which was not his own. [...]

Heard the one about two men in a lighthouse?

Heard the one about two men in a lighthouse?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … speaking with Dr. Franklin of this singular disposition of men to quarrel and divide into parties, he gave his sentiments, as usual, by way of apologue . He mentioned the Eddystone lighthouse in the British channel, as being built on a rock in the mid-channel, totally inaccessible in winter from the boisterous [...]

How simple can you make it?

How simple can you make it?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I proposed therefore, instead of this, to adopt the Dollar as our Unit of account and payment, and that it's divisions and sub-divisions should be in the decimal ratio … This was adopted the ensuing year and is the system which now prevails … The division into dimes, cents & mills is now so well understood, [...]

If it has been done well already, why do it over?

If it has been done well already, why do it over?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP On the 1st of June 1779. I was appointed Governor of the Commonwealth … Being now, as it were, identified with the Commonwealth itself, to write my own history during the two years of my administration, would be to write the public history of that portion of the revolution within this state. This has been done by [...]

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