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10 Things Productive People Do Before Bed

The most productive people all have certain habits in their daily routines that contribute to their success. They understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their habits before bed time. 1,257 more words

General

Thomas Jefferson Made a Pact with the Devil

Kramnick and Moore, The Godless Constitution, 94-95:

It was this strident Enlightenment rationalism, his constant juxtaposition of reason and superstition, free inquiry and religious coercion, that made Jefferson seem so dangerous a threat to his Christian enemies.

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History

Thomas Jefferson on The Dangers of Reading Fiction

I love free books.

Yes, and since I stopped visiting the library, I decided that I would download the kindle app and subscribe to Freebooksy… 183 more words

Tax Day - Oh Boy!

“The power to tax is the power to destroy.” 
― John Marshall

It is tax day today so I thought today would be a good day to post something I wrote a few weeks ago about taxes. 1,240 more words

Life

Ignored Wishes

Leave it to the man who violated the Washingtonian… principle to ignore the wishes of another great Founder.  Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Presidential Proclamation #2276, in 1938… 112 more words

History

The Pursuit of Freedom—For Himself, Anyway: Children’s Books about Thomas Jefferson

Yesterday was my birthday. I mention this only because being born on April 13th gave me an obvious choice for “Favorite American President” growing up: Thomas Jefferson was also born on April 13th. 973 more words

Children's Literature

Entrepreneurial states

Guess who said the following:

“…the algorithm that turned Google into such a colossal success was funded by a National Science Foundation grant. The very first technology companies that formed on the West Coast were actually set up to serve first the US Navy and then the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the forerunner of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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