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Today in History: First Declaration of War under the Constitution

Today in History: First Declaration of War under the Constitution

On June 1, the president delivered a message to Congress outlining British transgressions against the U.S. The grievances primarily revolved around actions taken by the British navy off the U.S. coast.

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Forgotten Foundation: Virginia Declaration of Rights

Forgotten Foundation: Virginia Declaration of Rights

Approved unanimously on June 12, 1776, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, drafted primarily by George Mason, is one of the most important founding documents that many people have never even heard of. It influenced the text of the Declaration of Independence as well as the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

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The Origins of Originalism

The Origins of Originalism

The British had a constitution and the Parliament continually violated it. That, more than anything else, led to the final break in 1776.

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Tulsa’s Gathering Place sues Shawnee coffeehouse

Tulsa’s Gathering Place sues Shawnee coffeehouse

Tulsa’s Gathering Place, LLC, has filed a lawsuit in federal court against a family-owned coffeehouse in Shawnee, Oklahoma, 90 miles away. The trademark complaint, filed on Friday, September 24, 2021, in the Western District of Oklahoma, claim…

Samuel Adams: The “Father of the American Revolution”

Samuel Adams: The “Father of the American Revolution”

Born Sept. 27, 1722 – some “experts” would have you believe his political career “peaked” in 1776, and mostly ended there. But more important were his ideas, which not only helped influence an entire generation to resist the empire, but can live on today as well – and help drive resistance to another.

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Local talk radio returns to Tulsa on 1300 the Patriot

Local talk radio returns to Tulsa on 1300 the Patriot

Local (almost), live conservative talk radio has returned to the Tulsa airwaves, on the frequency that was the first full-time talk radio station in Tulsa over 40 years ago. AM 1300 KAKC, owned by iHeartMedia, has rebranded itself as 1300 The …

Tulsa redistricting commission considers plans

Tulsa redistricting commission considers plans

Tomorrow, September 24, 2021, the City of Tulsa Election District Commission will hold a special meetingto consider a set of five proposed plans for redrawing Tulsa’s city council district boundaries for possible presentation for public comme…

The Danger of Factions: Nothing New Under the Sun

The Danger of Factions: Nothing New Under the Sun

A “frightful despotism,” would be the result of an “alternate domination of one faction over another,” warned George Washington. He was joined – with similar warnings – by Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Thomas Jefferson and many others. But this opposition to factions didn’t start with the founding generation at all.

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