In celebration of Presidents’ Day, here’s a quiz of sorts: If the colonies declared their independence from Britain in 1776, but George Washington did not become President until 1789, who governed the colonies in the interim? Many readers may know that the Articles of Confederation preceded our American Constitution, but the Articles weren’t even ratified […]
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EXECUTIVE BRANCH Quotes coming soon!
GOVERNMENT Previously featured on our front page: Nothing is easier than spending the public money. It does not appear to belong to anybody. The temptation is overwhelming to bestow it on somebody. ~ Calvin Coolidge, Fourth Annual Message, December 7, 1926. Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: […]
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH Safety of Life, Liberty, Property No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. ~ Mark Twain 1866 Conduct of Congress Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the […]
ELECTIONS What an election is really / should be about… We have to do more than just elect a new president if we truly want to change the country. ~ Dan Quayle Tuesday isn’t so much an election as it is a restraining order. ~ P.J. O’Rourke