• Is The U.S. Constitution Actually Special?
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    Is The U.S. Constitution Actually Special?

    James Buchanan: And we’ve got away from kind of what I like to think of kind of a constitutional attitude. That is, the public doesn’t understand the government in its limited role and certainly the politicians themselves don’t understand. Milton Friedman: That was the great wisdom of the Founding Fathers of this country, of the people who wrote the Constitution. That constitution was designed to limit government’s powers, in order to preserve the freedom of the individuals, and what has happened in the past 50 years is that the fundamental character of the Constitution has really been changed. We have broadened enormously the conception of what is a governmental power…

  • Founding Fathers Fraternity
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    Founding Fathers Fraternity

    >>WOW, I’M QUITE NERVOUS. THIS IS THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS GROUP ON CAMPUS.>>YEAH, WHATEVER BRO. >>HEY FRANKLIN!>>B-FRANK! >>SUP GUYS. WE GOT A NEW GUY. JAMES MADISON.>>OH, WHAT’S UP? TOM JEFFERSON.>>UH, HEY MAN. >>ALEX HAMILTON.>>OH HEY MAN. MAN?>>MAN. >>WHY DOES EVERYONE ASK THAT?>>SO YOU WANT TO JOIN THE FOUNDING FATHERS HUH?>>GEE WOULD I! >>WELL FIRST YOU GOT TO IMPRESS WASHINGTON.>>YEAH. >>WHO?>>GEORGE WASHINGTON! LED OUR TROOPS TO A WINING SEASON THIS YEAR.>>YEAH. ALMOST GOT SUSPENDED FOR THE ROWBOAT PRANK.>>WHAT WAS THAT? >>HE GOT SOME ROWBOATS AND RUINED CHRISTMAS FOR SOME HESSIAN FOREIGN-EXCHANGE KIDS. OH CLASSIC! >>ALMOST GOT AWAY WITH IT TOO, BUT THEN HE TAGGED HIMSELF IN SOME OIL PAINTING ON FACELEDGER.>>YEAH. >>HE…

  • Elbridge Gerry, Founding Father who got a Bad Rap
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    Elbridge Gerry, Founding Father who got a Bad Rap

    I told you I did tell you about elder eldridge jury is just just for the fun of it let’s just take up a break from the hysteria over the news in the for the moment and go back in time Elbridge Gerry was an American revolutionary he he he was a big supporter of thomas jefferson in writing the the declaration independence East Side is one of the signers the Declaration of Independence he showed up with Janene supported arse you know our site as a waiter in the Revolutionary War obviously he showed up for the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787 however he refused…

  • Read the Constitution Through the Founders’ Eyes
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    Read the Constitution Through the Founders’ Eyes

    The Federalist Papers were written in 1787 and 1788, and they are the foremost American contribution to political thought. They are one of the greatest books ever written. They were written as newspaper articles. There are 85 of them. They make a book about that thick, something like that, not that tall. It’s not that long to read them. But they are very deserving of study. They are important for a variety of reasons. They are important because they’re great. They’re important because they concern the most successful constitution in the history of the world. And they are important because of who wrote them. They were written by 3 people.…