America’s Forgotten Founders
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Professor Mark David Hall to discuss his book–co-authored by Gary Gregg–America’s Forgotten Founders, the lesser known Founding Fathers and their contributions to the making of America. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to | Read More »
Happy George Washington’s Birthday!
Many of us are off of work today, but are unaware of the true origin of this holiday. Indeed, today is not Presidents’ Day; it is the legal holiday to celebrate George Washington’s birthday (his actual birthday is Wednesday). Washington’s Birthday has been usurped by liberals (and marketers), as it has been morphed into a generic celebration of all American presidents. In 1885, President Chester | Read More »
Epiphany, the Founders, and freedom of religion
From the diaries by Bill S. Great piece of work, heartlander. Epiphany actually falls on January 6, twelve days after Christmas (that’s why it’s the “Twelfth Day of Christmas”). However, since that falls on Thursday this year, many American churches celebrate Epiphany today. The word “epiphany” comes from Greek and means “manifestation” or “appearance.” The feast of Epiphany is when we celebrate the “wise men | Read More »
Ezra Klein of the Washington Post Maligns Founding Fathers
Do progressives believe in States’ Rights and the idea of Federalism? Not Ezra Klein of the Washington Post. During a discussion today about the Filibuster sponsored by the American Political Science Association, and shown on C-SPAN, Ezra Klein made a very radical assertion about the issue of States’ Rights and one that should worry conservatives who treasure the idea of federalism.