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Healthy Hemp Cat's Fast Facts

1. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers grew hemp. Thomas Jefferson smuggled hemp seeds from China to France then to America.

2. Benjamin Franklin owned one of the first paper mills in America, and it processed hemp. 268 more words

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Can you see anything similar to the 1770's????....Our Founding Fathers could see the future...

I’ve read the Declaration of Independence many, many times, and I can’t help but notice that the indictments of the Declaration seem eerily familiar today. Many people reading this probably haven’t read the Declaration since high school, if they ever really read it at all, so indulge me… go ahead and read this next section out loud, and listen to the reasons the Founders felt it necessary to defy their government, load their guns, and take on the most powerful military on the planet. 775 more words

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Will: Progressives are Wrong About the Essence of the Constitution

George F. Will writes: In a 2006 interviewSupreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitutionis “basically about” one word — “democracy” — that appears in neither that document nor the  430 more words

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Rolling Stone cover screw-up...

Rolling Stone put John  Hancock’s signature  on the Constitution it placed on the back of Julia Louis-Dreyfus for its new cover.   I doubt the actress knew he didn’t sign it,  and the magazine certainly didn’t care,  coming up with a series of lame excuses for its stupidity.   32 more words

Happy Birthday TJ!

That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. 124 more words

TODAY'S HOLIDAY: JEFFERSON'S BIRTHDAY

Jefferson’s Birthday

Unique among American presidents, Thomas Jefferson(1743-1826) was not only a statesman but a scholar, linguist, writer, philosopher, political theorist, architect, engineer, and farmer. 73 more words