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A site for you, Arizona

Two friends had a conversation recently about who is the must trusted voice in Arizona? Is it The Arizona Republic? Michael Crow? Doug Ducey? Joe Arpaio? 184 more words

  • “The ultimate authority … resides in the people alone. … The advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation … forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any…” ~James Madison (1788)
James Madison

10 November 2017

James Madison Jr. was a federalist, a democrat, and always a republican; was the face of the $5000 bill; was the second hand of Thomas Jefferson, either a deist or a mainstream Christian, both tyrannically bourgeois and a slave-holding abolitionist characteristically opposed to the consolidation of power in the hands of solely the rich, making him a potential mascot for an unusual range of societies.  1,098 more words

Best and Worst U.S. Presidents

To commemorate Presidents Day, I have put together a top-five list of best and worst U.S. presidents. Choosing the five best presidents is quite easy inasmuch as the pool of good presidents is rather small. 5,075 more words

Kentucky Resolution

Resolved, That a committee of conference and correspondence be appointed, who shall have in charge to communicate the preceding resolutions to the Legislatures of the several States …that in cases of an abuse of the delegated powers, the members of the general government, being chosen by the people, a change by the people would be the constitutional remedy; but, where powers are assumed which have not been delegated, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy: that every State has a natural right in cases not within the compact, ( 83 more words


Happy Presidents’ Day! Originally established to celebrate one president (George Washington), it now honors the office and all who have held it (hence the plural possessive apostrophe). 248 more words