First Attempt to resolve differences

Leading up to the Declaration of Indepdence, the first and second Continental Congresses sent petitions to King George.  Both of which the King refused delivery.  The first of which is known as the Humble Petition and was sent 25 October 1774. ...

George Washington said "send for Haym Salomon"

  Has anyone ever heard of the man General George Washington was calling for?  He is truly one of our lost and unsung heroes!  He epitomized the closing of the Declaration of Independence "We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes,...

Constitution - Outdated? Really?

US Constitution - Article I section 9 clause 8. No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present,...

Honoring Fathers

On this day we acknowledge our fathers,  for the love they have given us, for what they mean to us.  Most of us are good about acknowledging our earthly fathers and some of us acknowledge our heavenly Father who is the perfect model of what all...

1st Amendment

              This is the most frequently referred to of the enumerated inalienable rights of men.    Yet it is frequently misquoted or misused.    It can be broken down into three distinct clauses all prefaced by the instruction, nay prohibition;...

Bill of Rights - Thank the Anti-federalists

           From the first there has been a tension between complete liberty and a well ordered society.  On the one hand no person should be compelled to cede authority over his actions and on the other the social nature of his being demands that...