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Jefferson's Concern of the Supreme Court Fulfilled

  • The opinion which gives to the Judges the right to decide what laws are Constitutional, would make the Judiciary a despotic branch
  • The Constitution is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the Judiciary…
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Hypocrisy Alert: What’s Good For Mohammed Isn’t Good For Thomas Jefferson

In recent weeks, there have been protests at several college campuses involving Thomas Jefferson. At two colleges, statues of Jefferson have been covered in Post-It Notes as a form of protest, with words such as “RACIST”, “RAPIST” and “SLAVE-OWNER.” Protesters, predictably, want the statues removed from the grounds of the campuses because they feel threatened and psychologically harmed by seeing a statue of Jefferson each day. 562 more words

The Adulation of the Founding Fathers

Gordon Wood began his 2006 book Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different by stating that “[n]o other major nation honors its past historical characters, especially characters who existed two centuries ago, in quite the manner we Americans do.” Gordon Wood,  496 more words

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Statewide football playoff predictions

NCPreps.com analyst Brian Simmons has made his predictions for each of Friday’s NCHSAA football playoff games:

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Why was Thanksgiving Day Invented Today?

Today we gobble until we wobble, but how did Thanksgiving Day come about?

In 1939 President Franklin D. Roosevelt had signed a bill that changed the celebration of Thanksgiving to the third Thursday of November. 412 more words

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”

– Thomas Jefferson, 1743 – 1826

Thomas Jefferson  was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States (1801–1809).

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A 51st State in the U.S.?

Driving through the Sierra Foothills over the last few weeks, I have noticed several green signs and banners in fields, along fences, and on the sides of barns that mention a State of Jefferson. 393 more words