#FoundingFathers

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

George Washington's Final Years—And Sudden, Agonizing Death - HISTORY

The Founding Father left the presidency a healthy man, but then died from a sudden illness less than three years later.

Politics | Politics

What Would Our Founding Fathers Think of America On Its 243rd Birthday?

On this our Constitutional Republic’s 243rd Birthday, let us consider what our Founding Fathers said about where the destructive and misguided progressives are leading us over the abyss of allowing our nation to fail.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Replaced With Slave Liberation Day in Charlottesville

On Monday, the city council of Charlottesville struck down the official holiday celebrating Thomas Jefferson's birthday and replaced it with a day celebrating the slave liberation toward the end of the Civil War. This sends a message of ingratitude to UVa

Politics | Politics

Mayor In His Hometown Proposes Grinding Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday Into The Dust

It is Thomas Jefferson who wrote the words that became a promissory note of freedom for all races that this nation cashed in its own blood.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Pete Buttigieg Wants Thomas Jefferson's Name Stripped Off Buildings, Honors | Daily Wire

Upstart candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg, told radio host Hugh Hewitt that that he supports efforts to remove acclaimed president Thomas Jefferson's name from buildings, honors, and events -- speci

Politics | PC Culture

High School Mulls Removing George Washington Murals Because They 'Traumatize' Students | Daily Wire

A high school in Northern California — George Washington High School, to be specific — is mulling over a push to remove two 83-year-old murals from its hallways. Critics advocating for their removal say they are offensive to Native Americans and Afric

Politics | Media Bias

‘Blatant lie’: CNN replaces #FakeNews with #FakeHistory, uses a distorted James Madison quote in its #RealityCheck s

"The Electoral College is just the latest chew toy for our embarrassing pundit class."

History | History

What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?

They may not have been hosting a cookout, but they did know how to imbibe and celebrate

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

Students petition to eliminate ‘offensive’ Colonial mascot

George Washington University students have launched a petition demanding that the school change its “offensive” mascot, the Colonial.

Politics | Politics

Barack Obama, Re-Founding Father

It isn’t just “Obama’s power grabs.” It’s a redesign of the Founders’ original vision.

History | History

What 11 Common Objects Would Cost in 2015 if Colonial Taxation Still Existed | Mental Floss

It’s safe to say the American colonists were pretty upset about the taxes and tariffs imposed on imported goods in the 1760s and 1770s—upset enough to start a war. But at rates like ten shillings or a couple of pounds, the tariffs hardly sound oppressive to modern ears. That is, until you do the math...

History | History

Newly-Declassified CIA Document Says Ben Franklin Was A Security Risk

Benjamin Franklin was a man of many talents—but safeguarding state secrets was not among them. According to a recently released article by a CIA analyst, when Franklin was on a diplomatic mission in France, he allowed his offices to be penetrated by Bri

History | History

What Did Aaron Burr Do After Shooting Alexander Hamilton?

This week marks the 210th anniversary of the Burr-Hamilton duel. SPOILER ALERT: Burr won.