Thomas Jefferson

Just so you will know, I do have a pair.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... the second removal was called for by the high tone of remonstrance , to ... the belief that I was...

Can we all just get along?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... most of all I lament the appearance of a division arising among the friends of republican government in a state where...

Once a father, always a father.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I recieved yesterday mr Eppes’s letter of the 12th. informing me you had got safely to Eppington, & would set out...

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...

Is 77 too old for the job?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... it is objected indeed in the remonstrance, that he is 77. years of age: but, at a much more advanced age,...

Can happiness exist without morality?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I believe firmly with you in the connection between virtue & happiness: that the latter can never exist ...: and that...

The pirates are in Congress’ court.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... being convinced it is money thrown away, that there is no end to the demands of these powers, nor any security...

Should immigration to anywhere be unlimited?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... my general opinion is that, man having a right to live somewhere on the earth, no nation has a better right...

What should be done about abusive newspapers?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I am sensible, with you, of the distortions and perversions of truth and justice practised in the public papers, and how difficult...

Fast Asleep in Philosophical Tranquility as Civil War Looms

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL In my April 2oth column, "For the Sake of Party or Principle," I promised to follow-up on John Adams' feelings...

Rebels They Were Not! – Part 3 – Jefferson On Rebellion

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Editor’s Note: Read Part 1, & Part 2 Not every person who calls himself "patriot" deserves the badge he or she...

Jefferson on Eternal Life

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL In a recent Liberty Letter this writer asserted, "Jefferson believed that the two most important teachings of Christ, along with love...

A Jefferson-Styled Education

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL In my home state, and probably in yours, we often hear about the deplorable state of public education. The cure always...

Party – The Last Degradation of a Free and Moral Agent

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Years ago, a statesmen I revere, warned his fellow freedom fighters if they ever hoped to be truly effective in...

Jefferson: The Monroe Doctrine and America's Foreign Policy

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Thomas Jefferson In 1823, Thomas Jefferson, after being consulted by President James Monroe, who had drawn the great U.S....

Jefferson: The Monroe Doctrine and America’s Foreign Policy

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Thomas Jefferson In 1823, Thomas Jefferson, after being consulted by President James Monroe, who had drawn the great U.S....

Jefferson: An Attack on One Colony an Attack on All

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson. 1774 ... We are further clearly of the opinion, that an attack, made on one of our sister colonies, to compel...

Jefferson & Washington on the Morality of the National Debt

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell American Founder Thomas Jefferson, discussing the so-called morality of a national debt — what some dare to describe in our...

Jefferson & Washington on the Morality of the National Debt

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell American Founder Thomas Jefferson, discussing the so-called morality of a national debt — what some dare to describe in our...

Thomas Jefferson on "the Precepts of Jesus"

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson, 1820 I hold the precepts of Jesus, as delivered by Himself, to be the most pure, benevolent and sublime which have...