Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Thursday December 18th 2014



‘Patrick Lee’

Can blacks and whites live together peaceably in America?

Can blacks and whites live together peaceably in America?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Nor is it less certain that the two races, equally free, cannot live in the same government. Nature, habit, opinion has drawn indelible lines of distinction between them. It is still in our power to direct the process of emancipation and deportation peaceably and in such slow degree as that the evil will wear off [...]

The slaves must be freed, or else!

The slaves must be freed, or else!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The principles of the amendment however were agreed on, that is to say, the freedom of all born after a certain day, and deportation at a proper age. But it was found that the public mind would not yet bear the proposition, nor will it bear it even at this day. Yet the day is not distant when it must bear and adopt [...]

What is the best way to educate everyone?

What is the best way to educate everyone?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … concerning the College of Wm. & Mary … prepared three bills for the Revisal, proposing three distinct grades of education, reaching all classes. 1. Elementary schools for all children generally, rich and poor. 2. Colleges for a middle degree of instruction, calculated for the common purposes of life, and [...]

Have you given people enough time?

Have you given people enough time?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP In the meanwhile the public opinion was ripening by time, by reflection, and by the example of Pensylva, where labor on the highways had been tried without approbation from 1786 to 89. & had been followed by their Penitentiary system on the principle of confinement and labor, which was proceeding auspiciously. In [...]

Demeaning prisoners is not rehabilitative.

Demeaning prisoners is not rehabilitative.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP With respect of the plan of a Prison …I had heard of a benevolent society in England which had been indulged by the government in an experiment of the effect of labor in _solitary confinement_ on some of their criminals, which experiment had succeeded beyond expectation …This I sent to the Directors instead of a [...]

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