• In Atlanta, Obama Announces the Student Aid Bill of Rights – Full Speech
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    In Atlanta, Obama Announces the Student Aid Bill of Rights – Full Speech

    Hello, Atlanta! Hello, Yellow Jackets! (Applause.) This is a pretty good-looking crowd here! (Applause.) AUDIENCE MEMBER: Thank you! THE PRESIDENT: He says thank you. (Laughter.) I wasn’t directing it specifically at you, but you do look pretty good — what do you think? (Laughter.) I mean, I may not be the gauge — you should ask some of the ladies here. (Laughter.) Everybody have a seat who has got a chair. If you don’t have a chair, don’t sit down. (Laughter.) Now, I understand George P. Burdell was supposed to introduce me today. (Laughter and applause.) But nobody could find him. (Applause.) So I want to thank Tiffany for stepping…

  • Mike Pence – The Constitution and the Presidency
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    Mike Pence – The Constitution and the Presidency

    All of us students here at Hillsdale, study Pericles’ Funeral Oration. Thucydides records his words to the Athenians, “The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike and yet not withstanding go out to meet it.” A year ago American Conservatives were in retreat and disarray. The media chanted to Republicans, “You must become moderates or go extinct. The spectra of our new president’s post Christian, post American role loomed in progressive dominated congress, courts and white house. It seemed like there was no line left for us to hold. A few leaders saw the personal and political dangers of…

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    The Constitution and Executive Power

    > >>The following program is a production of the Fairfax Network, Fairfax County Public Schools.>>This program was made possible through generous support of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens and by the generous support of Verizon Communications to the Constitutional Sources Project. Additional funding for the Constitutional Sources Project provided by Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP. The Constitution and Executive Power is a coproduction of the Fairfax Network, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens, and the Constitutional Sources Project.>>>Good morning. My name is Stewart McLaurin and I’m the Vice President of the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study…

  • 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.…