Founding Fathers

I talk to Brion McClanahan, author of The Founding Fathers’ Guide to the Constitution, in this brief video. I was in a funny mood this morning, so I decided to include a blooper at the end.
It was Fall of 1835. Mexican President Santa Anna had dissolved the Constitution and made himself dictator. Tensions began to flare between his oppressive government and the liberty minded desires of Texians and Tejanos. To...
Just in case you want to know why the Second Amendment is important, consider what happened in Georgia. An intruder came in the house, and a woman with her two children hid in a crawl space before the perpetrator opened the...
What is it with the left and their admiration for China? Elizabeth Warren's most recent ad claims we should be more like China since they build a lot of roads. This is the same Elizabeth Warren whose claim of being part...
Contrary to what many seem to believe, the Founding Fathers didn’t spring full grown from the Liberty Bell on July 4, 1776. They had served in their various Colonial legislatures for years before the Declaration and held...
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The Utility of the Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection (continued)—Federalist No.10For Americans of all strata, individual freedoms are important. Our freedoms assure us the right to free speech...
The National Defense Authorization Act will allow the President to use the military to detain Americans on American soil without a trial. I am completely in support of detaining terrorists that we have caught on the...
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All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.Thomas JeffersonA confident Republican is one who dares, to question the rhetoric, the laws, or disunity of what the...
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“Some reasonable term ought to be allowed to enable aliens to get rid of foreign and acquire American attachments; to learn the principles and imbibe the spirit of our government; and to admit of a probability at least,...
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“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” - William James (1842 – 1910 American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician).The United States...
The Northwest Ordinance—adopted in 1787 by the Congress of the Confederation and passed again by Congress in 1789 after the ratification of the U.S. Constitution to govern the Northwest Territories, which included modern day...
The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subject races to possess arms. History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so...
I first came to America at 10 years old to meet my father in Washington D.C. That trip was momentous for a couple of reasons, the first being that I was finally meeting my father 10 years after he seperated from my...
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Marriott Ballroom capacity 3,152CPAC-12 was fun and exciting. It is the only time you can see and hear so many conservatives and Republicans gather for one purpose, to excite and motivate the GOP electorate. You can get as...
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The best line of the film V for Vendetta is uttered by the Chancellor, who thunders at his subordinates: “I want everyone to remember why they need us!”That’s what’s so interesting about Gary Chartier’s 2011 book The...
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Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday dedicated to giving thanks to God. Historians and pundits offer conflicting descriptions of the evolution of this holiday, but for all of its history, the core purpose of...
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Texas Governor Rick Perry has been criticized by the leftist media and atheist groups for calling for a day of prayer to ask God’s help in solving the many problems we face in America today. This Prayer event is called The...
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“A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle." - George William Curtis, American WriterMulticulturalism is the...
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A recent Harvard study found what most Republicans intuitively know: Republicans are more patriotic than Democrats. Actually, the Harvard study reported that the July 4th parade, the annual, quintessential celebration of...

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