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Louisiana, here we come. Do-da. Do-da.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP With respect to Spain our dispositions are sincerely amicable & even affectionate. we consider her possession of the adjacent country as...

“Committee of Public Safety” = Beheading

American Minute with Bill Federer France's King Louis XVI sent his navy and troops to help America win independence, for which France went into debt. France...

It takes HOW LONG to get home?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP On the 26th. of Sep. I left Paris for Havre, where I was detained by contrary winds until the 8th. of...

If you couldn't live in America, your 2nd choice?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP A more benevolent people, I have never known ... Their kindness and accommodation to strangers is unparalleled ... Their eminence too in...

If you couldn’t live in America, your 2nd choice?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP A more benevolent people, I have never known ... Their kindness and accommodation to strangers is unparalleled ... Their eminence too in...

Slippery & double-faced or The Golden Rule?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The Count de Vergennes had the reputation with the diplomatic corps of being wary & slippery in his diplomatic intercourse; and so...

Travel is not what it used to be!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP On the 7th. of May Congress resolved that a Minister Plenipotentiary should be appointed in addition to Mr. Adams &...

Should facts or fears govern us?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP For observe, it is not the possibility of danger, which absolves a party from his contract: for that possibility always exists, &...

Sorry, but the snuff is stuffed.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have duly received your favor accompanying that of Mr. Van bram Houckgeete on the subject of a cask of snuff sent...

No Matter the Circumstances, Socialism Fails

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, John Taylor I have had it asked me by philosophers, "Is this the only way you propose to ameliorate...

What qualities make a nation admirable?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP So, ask the travelled inhabitant of any nation, in what country on earth would you rather live? – Certainly in my own,...

Obama facing al-Qaeda invasion of Mali despite political rhetoric

BY JIM KOURI While the Obama White House insists that Islamic terrorism is on the decline, President Barack Obama and his news-media cheerleaders have had...

Islamists threaten France following troops deployed to Mali, Somalia

BY JIM KOURI Islamists in France on Saturday warned the French government that it risks the security of its citizens "wherever they find themselves in...

Fleeing Socialism: French Actor Gérard Depardieu Wants His Freedom Back

SYLVAIN CHARAT, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES “I am leaving because you consider that success, creation, talent, anything different, must be punished.” This quotation from French...

France: Is Anyone There?

France’s Socialists Generate a New Class of Tax Exiles JEAN-PHILIPPE DELSOL, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES The fiscal frenzy that has seized French socialists is not...

Welfarism: France's Status Quo, America's Future?

SYLVAIN CHARAT, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Welfare has become a characteristic of President Obama’s domestic policies. There has been a surge in American citizens...

Welfarism: France’s Status Quo, America’s Future?

SYLVAIN CHARAT, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Welfare has become a characteristic of President Obama’s domestic policies. There has been a surge in American citizens...

How do the poor people live?

- Wise leaders seek to understand people and their situations. Jefferson was on a long walk to a neighboring village in France when he encountered this woman. He was always interested in how people lived, so he questioned her as they walked on together. She was all-too-representative of the European poor who had nothing ...

The Socialist Surge in France, Wisconsin and California

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Common Sense says don’t spend more than you make. Socialists around the world have never heard of common sense. As the United States...

Socialism Rises Again

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Last weekend, the people of France took a sharp turn to the left, and the rest of Europe may be on...

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With Locally-run Elections, a Handful of Big Dem Cities Now Control US

BY SELWYN DUKE Democrats have lamented how the Electoral College gives smaller states outsized influence over presidential elections. But consider what they’ve done via illegal...

Avoid the Appearance of Evil

BY T.F. STERN Call me ‘Old School’ if you wish; but certain principles of conduct from another era seem to have been lost along the...

Reacting to the Wrong Alarm

BY T.F. STERN Yesterday Lucy was preparing our evening meal, steak and baked potatoes.  We’d both put in a full day and this was to...

Out of Africa, an entrepreneurial society emerges

~Ivor Ichikowitz’s Africa Youth Survey underscores the continent’s innovation and ambition~ Duggan Flanakin “By their very nature, young Africans are some of the most entrepreneurial people...