Jun 30, 2014 07:29 am
By Joe Miller
I wanted to share a little story with you from the life of Ben Franklin and the founding of our nation, because I believe it is Picture - Benjamin Franklininstructive for our time. In the summer of 1787, the newly independent United States of America sent delegates to Philadelphia for a constitutional convention. Government under the Articles of Confederation, adopted during the Revolutionary War, had already proven itself untenable. General George Washington, the former Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, feared “ruin” unless the fledgling nation established a new constitution, “well-guarded and closely watched to prevent encroachments.”
Some of the Wisest Words Ben Franklin Ever Said
Jun 30, 2014 07:25 am
By News Editor
A conservative legend responsible for the election of countless Republicans to office is now blasting today’s GOP as “the Party of Stupid” for letting left-leaning media outlets control presidential debates.
Conservative Legend Slams GOP as ‘Party of Stupid’
Jun 30, 2014 07:24 am
By Michael Goodwin
My fear is that Obama is not reconciled to that tradition. When he reacts to congressional rejection of his proposals by warning that “I will not take no for an answer,” he suggests his power is unlimited.
Obama’s ‘Woe is Me’ Attitude
Jun 30, 2014 07:21 am
By RON JOHNSON AND JONATHAN TURLEY
It will not be easy, but the costs of inaction are far higher. We need to look beyond this administration — and ourselves — to act not like politicians but the statesmen that the framers hoped we could be.
Restoring Balance Among the Branches of Government in Washington