History

Happy Birthday, Benjamin Franklin! Born today in 1706. The quote in the image below is one of our favorites, and quite relevant for today. It was first written by Franklin for the Pennsylvania Assembly in its Reply to the Governor (11 Nov. 1755) A little-known fact – Franklin was a member of the “Committee of…

On this day in 1789, the Virginia General Assembly adopted Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which later would become the basis for the First Amendment to the Constitution for the United States. It was authored by Jefferson and ushered through the Assembly by James Madison. Jefferson considered this one of his most…

Historian Dr. Kevin Gutzman recently appeared on episode 38 of the podcast, The Liberty Chronicles hosted by Dr. Anthony Comegna to discuss a variety of topics, including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, the Revolution of 1800, the Louisiana Purchase, and the War of 1812. Gutzman pointed out that the election of 1800 brought a bloodless revolution to…

It is becoming a cliché that America is undergoing its own version of Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution.

Obama’s 2012 reelection strategy unleashed energies reminiscent of those that plagued China from 1966 through Mao’s deat…

DO YOU THINK THIS POLITICIAN WOULD LIE TO YOU?

IS SHE CAPABLE OF LYING TO THE STATE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES?

THE ANSWER TO BOTH WOULD BE YES

THE WATCHMAN

Why in the world has it become natural for politicians to lie? Two of l…