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The Shot Heard Round the World

What happened on this day 237 years ago is far to important to relegate to a blurb in the morning “Today in History” post. It was on this day in 1775 that tensions between the colonists in Massachusetts and the … Continue reading

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Unless the Writing is Erased, Doom Will Engulf Us All

When the Constitutional Convention announced the formation of a new government in 1787, the inestimable Dr. Franklin was asked precisely what they had given the American people: “A republic,” he responded, “if you can keep it.”

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