• What if We Kept the Articles of Confederation?
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    What if We Kept the Articles of Confederation?

    The struggle between the government and the states has been happening ever since both existed. Even between states themselves. And this goes back to Revolutionary times. When the fastest way to travel was by horse, It made sense when people cared little about the opinions of somebody hundreds of miles away. This crafted a culture of self-determination within each colony. Each of the 13 colonies had its own government, culture, and laws. The British Crown cared so little for centuries, Colonies saw ruling themselves as the only way. The concerns of their neighbors didn’t really matter. It took the threat of losing that self-determination (the British interfering) which forced them…

  • The story behind the Boston Tea Party – Ben Labaree
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    The story behind the Boston Tea Party – Ben Labaree

    Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar You’ve probably heard of the Boston Tea Party, something about a bunch of angry colonists dressed as Native Americans throwing chests of tea into the water. But the story is far more complicated, filled with imperial intrigue, corporate crisis, smuggling, and the grassroots origins of the American Revolution. The first thing you need to know about tea in the 1700’s is that it was really, really popular. In England, each man, woman, and child consumed almost 300 cups of this stuff every year. And, since the English colonized America, Americans were crazy about tea too. By the 1760’s, they were drinking over a million…

  • Caller: Nevada Constitution says Feds Own Land
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    Caller: Nevada Constitution says Feds Own Land

    Vicky in Tucson Arizona list and serious a bikie what’s up free Tom arm I with all due respect sheriff mack: I i think I’m can refute his claim and the claim over the rancher that Nevada father and the government should know nor does not on on 92 percent ourselves in a bottle and I I the nevada state constitution which was a adopted in 1864 ironically the people inhabiting said territory do agree and declare that they forever disclaim alright entitle to the unappropriated public lands lying within said territory and that the same shall be and remain at the whole entire disposition as the United States wow…

  • Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part Two: The Right to Privacy
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    Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part Two: The Right to Privacy

    By the time Roe v. Wade came down, she’d actually already had the baby, so the reason the case continued was because there was a desire both by litigants and by the Supreme Court to address the issue, not because it was a individual pressing case that someone brought. The first argument was in the winter of 1971 but two Justices had suddenly died prior to that argument so they were short on the bench. They have the oral argument in Roe. Shortly after, they have the oral argument in a case called Eisenstadt versus Baird, which was about extending the right to use contraception beyond married couples to single…

  • First Amendment…only for Christians?
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    First Amendment…only for Christians?

    in the middle of all this you got the Hobby Lobby decision where the where the supreme court said a corporation can have a religion and can basically impose that religion on their employees because after all they’re just employees they’re not citizens or anything it’s not like the government should be protecting their rights their employees this is a contract you know financial thing Anderson just serves so they have to comply with the religion of the corporation and so the Satanist church the satanic temple the Detroit MI the Detroit chapter the satanic temple is sane well that’s true I know our religion were a nonprofit corporation to…

  • Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part One: To the Court
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    Roe v. Wade: A Legal History | Part One: To the Court

    Without question, Roe v. Wade is one of the most controversial decisions. It’s a case, but it’s also a symbol. It’s the only Supreme Court case that most Americans can cite by name. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court today legalized abortions. Roe was interesting because it did articulate the right to abortion as a fundamental right. What the Court was saying there was this is on par with other sorts of fundamental rights: the right to marry, the right to procreate, the right to take care of one’s children. The Court split 7-2, with Justices Byron White and William Rehnquist dissenting, as the nine justices made abortion largely…

  • Slave Patrols and the 2nd Amendment p1
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    Slave Patrols and the 2nd Amendment p1

    we’ve been talking over the last couple of weeks about how ratifying convention in virginia in seventeen mehendi seventeen eighty-nine that uh… to read a five the constitution the united states that there road junctions made by patrick henry and george mason in particular uh… that article one section eights gave the federal government the power to control ought to what extent of the state militias were armed and their concern was the bridging is state militia was one of the principal tools used to along the it that video had a component which was the slave patrols what also was used to for done slave rebellions and i wanted…

  • Phyllis Schlafly: Latinos ‘Don’t Understand’ Bill of Rights
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    Phyllis Schlafly: Latinos ‘Don’t Understand’ Bill of Rights

    phyllis schlafly a well known conservative who has said any number of outrageous things over the last many many years the name that makes many people vomit in their own mel’s a little bit uh… spontaneously right well she decided to make a analysis to do an analysis of why is it that hispanics or is she describes them latinos conservatives this was on uh… she was on the clay and marty show let’s listen to what she had to say i’m sure the brilliant analysis of why aren’t latino voters republicans thank the republican party this is a as subject that we talk about here quite a bit the…

  • UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary
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    UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary

    WikiVidi.com United States Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. Proposed following the often bitter 1787–88 battle over ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and crafted to address the objections raised by Anti-Federalists, the Bill of Rights amendments add to the Constitution specific guarantees of personal freedoms and rights, clear limitations on the government’s power in judicial and other proceedings, and explicit declarations that all powers not specifically delegated to Congress by the Constitution are reserved for the states or the people. The concepts codified in these amendments are built upon those found in several earlier documents, including the Virginia Declaration…