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First Principles: A Person's Home Is Their Castle

“One of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one’s house. A man’s house is his castle.”–  James Otis, On the Writs of Assistance (1761)

First Principles

Teacher Versus Student

The theme of teacher versus student is an old one. In fact, so old that it’s a cliché — a cliché that’s played over again in TV shows and movies. 485 more words
History

Taxation, Not by my Representation in IL 

Yesterday Illinois Senate Democrats passed a massive tax bill known as SB 9. Senate Bill 9 increases and expands income taxes, expands sales taxes, and increases franchise taxes. 517 more words

Politics

No Taxation Without Representation!

by John Brian Shannon

“No Taxation Without Representation!” was a term coined by Reverend Jonathan Mayhew in a sermon in Boston in 1750.

By 1761 the terminology was changed by… 640 more words

Britain

February 5 in history

1649 The claimant King Charles II of England and Scotland was declared King of Scotland.

1725 James Otis, American lawyer and patriot, was born (d. 492 more words

History

Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars in Disrepair as Honorees Cry Foul

First world problems…

From Hollywood Reporter: More than 10 million tourists flock to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame each year, but in the early morning hours of Oct. 488 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

DONALD TRUMP Hollywood Walk of Fame Vandal SUING TRUMP & HOLLYWOOD TO REMOVE STAR

James Otis, the sledgehammer-wielding vandal who destroyed Donald Trump‘s Hollywood Walk of Fame star, is going to sue Trump and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on grounds the star is a blight on Hollywood Blvd. 125 more words

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