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Roger Sherman, never heard of him…

American Minute with Bill Federer He was the only person to sign all four of what are considered America's founding documents: -Articles of Association, 1774; -Declaration of...

Get it to me frank, truthful, and complete!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … the legislature is likely to establish a marine hospital at New Orleans, where we lose about 400. boatmen & seamen annually...

America’s Founders on Easter

BY DAVID BARTON Easter is celebrated across the world as one of the most significant Christian holy days -- as a time when we pause...

Roger Sherman died JULY 23, 1793

American Minute with Bill Federer He was the only person to sign all four of America's founding documents: Articles of Association-1774, Declaration of Independence-1776, Articles of Confederation-1777, U.S. Constitution-1787. Who...

Oath of Secrecy

Background of the American Revolution In prepartion for war, the members of the Second Continental Congress bind themselves to secrecy. … and that if any member...

Federalist Papers No. 67, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, March 11, 1788 Hamilton compares presidential power to temporarily fill vacancies in the Senate to similar powers exercised by state...

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS Boston, May 14, 1768 TO DENNYS DE BERDT Sir— By Mr Edward Church a Passenger in Capt Wilson who sailed the 24th...

The Constitution was completed September 17, 1787

American Minute with Bill Federer "Done...the SEVENTEENTH DAY of SEPTEMBER, in the year of our LORD one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven." This is the...

James Madison: The Indispensible Founder

BY ALAN CARUBA “I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on...

Young Men Think Old Men Are Fools

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Chapman observed, in 1605, “Young men think old men are fools.” So do American progressives young and old. They...

Federalist Papers No. 49, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, February 2, 1788 Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through...

Federalist Papers No. 48, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, February 1, 1788 These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other IT...

Samuel Adams—Vindex (December 5, 1768)

Background of the American Revolution Samuel Adams—in his typical style—questions the wisdom of quartering troops among the civil population. But, to be called to account by...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

Rebels They Were Not!

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Aldolf Hitler taught: "Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it" Maybe you've...

God and Jesus, Politics and Government

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Is God a Democrat? A Republican? Was Jesus a conservative, liberal, socialist, or libertarian? Those are jarring questions....

Honesty, Sincerity, Openness, Boldness – John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Honesty, sincerity, and openness I esteem essential marks of a good mind. I am, therefore, of opinion that men ought,...

Republic of the Israelites An Example To The American States

BY SAMUEL LANGDON Called Unto Liberty, Founding Era Sermons, 1788 A native of Boston, Langdon was graduated from Harvard in the class of 1740 with Samuel...

Madison: The “Finger of that Almighty Hand” Intervenes Again

They Were Believers, James Madison Reflecting on the miracle that occurred in the writing and approval of the proposed U.S. Constitution by the delegates at...

Madison: The "Finger of that Almighty Hand" Intervenes Again

They Were Believers, James Madison Reflecting on the miracle that occurred in the writing and approval of the proposed U.S. Constitution by the delegates at...

Jefferson on Finding God

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, STEVE FARRELL Was Thomas Jefferson an enemy of God? Numerous anti-Christian cynics feel certain, despite ample evidence to the contrary, that the answer...

Virginia Declaration of Rights

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, U.S HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS Virginia Declaration of Rights June 12, 1776 Editor's Note: George Mason is thought to be the documents principle author. The declaration...

The Legal Positivism Of The Elite: A Slippery Slope Toward Tyranny

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON The doctrine of legal positivism may seem to us to be an irrelevant, abstruse philosophical exercise confined to the ivory towers...

John Adams on ‘An Accomplished Judge’

LIBERTY LETTERS, JOHN ADAMS, 1756 One of the most diabolical features of our present dumbed-down, secularized, and thoroughly corrupted educational system in the United States...

John Adams on 'An Accomplished Judge'

LIBERTY LETTERS, JOHN ADAMS, 1756 One of the most diabolical features of our present dumbed-down, secularized, and thoroughly corrupted educational system in the United States...

John Adams – Making Ready for that ‘Great Change’

They Were Believers, John Adams, 1756 Saturday. Attended Mrs. Brown’s funeral. Let this and every other instance of human frailty and mortality prompt me to...

John Adams – Making Ready for that 'Great Change'

They Were Believers, John Adams, 1756 Saturday. Attended Mrs. Brown’s funeral. Let this and every other instance of human frailty and mortality prompt me to...

Truth and Right Invariably the Same

They Were Believers, John Adams Nature and truth, or rather truth and right are invariably the same in all times and in all places; and...

John Adams: Hungry Learner, Content with Realities' Constraints

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL All my time seems to roll away unnoticed. I long to study sometmes, but have no opportunity. I long...