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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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Peace and Independence: Franklin, Adams and Jay on the Treaty of Paris

Peace and Independence: Franklin, Adams and Jay on the Treaty of Paris

Sept. 3, 1783, the Treaty of Paris formally established “a general peace.” Signed by Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and John Jay – Article I affirmed 13 “free sovereign and Independent States,” and remains in force today. Highlighting their views on the treaty – in their own words – from their letters in the weeks that followed.

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When Did Things Go Off the Rails?

When Did Things Go Off the Rails?

The Constitution is not in force in any meaningful way, but when did things get like this? Some people think 1861, or 1913, or 1933 – but the answer may surprise you.

The post When Did Things Go Off the Rails? first appeared on Tenth Amendment Center.

From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation

From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation

This month marks fifty years since President Richard Nixon closed the “gold window” that had allowed foreign governments to exchange US dollars for gold. Nixon’s action severed the last link between the dollar and gold, transforming the dollar into pure fiat currency.

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