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Smaller, Closer, Better

““Can you not see that the task is your task – yours to dream, yours to resolve, yours to execute?”   -Upton Sinclair

Jan and I have been in Jefferson for two weeks now and even though it’s still early I think that moving here may have been one of the best decisions we’ve ever made.

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Hamilton: Early lessons still apply

I just finished reading Alexander Hamilton, the 731-page opus that the current Broadway play is based on. Author Ron Chernow claims, with extensive research, that Hamilton was one of the nation’s most influential founders. 1,198 more words

First Principles: America Is A Republic Not A Democracy

“Pure democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; and have, in general, been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.” 26 more words

First Principles

Greenhouse Ventures, Thomas Jefferson University's Lambert Center Launch Education Series

The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University is partnering with Greenhouse Ventures on a  Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive cannabiniod compound found in industrial hemp and cannabis. 11 more words

News & Features

Trump and Jefferson Tag-Team the Lamestream Snoozemedia

Much has been made lately from a 38-second YouTube clip in which Donald Trump knocks “CNN” to the floor at WrestleMania 23.

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Patriotic Assimilation Is an Indispensable Condition in a Land of Immigrants

Patriotic assimilation is the bond that allows America to be a nation of immigrants. Without it, America either ceases to be a nation, becoming instead a hodgepodge of groups—or it becomes a nation that can no longer welcome immigrants. 12,608 more words

Review Article

Review of Jefferson's America

Jefferson’s America by Julie Fenster tells the story of a pivotal and defining period of American history. This book looks at the influence of explorers whose exploits set the course for America’s westward expansion following the Louisiana purchase. 108 more words