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The callow president

...working for ordinary "folks," and laugh at anything they suspect might be one of his brilliant barbs. Not since Thomas Jefferson took snide swipes at the Federalists ...The president's constant complaints about everyone else in Washington...
Thomas: Taking the law into his own hands

...Obamacare law.Where does the president get the power to unilaterally change a law? On Monday, during a tour of Thomas Jefferson's home with French President Francois Hollande, the president quipped to reporters about being able to tour the...

...employees go back to work at the Black Hills mountain carved with the faces of U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln."We've got plenty of folks who know how to run a park and great law...

...lucrative center in the commerce of enslaved people to a more contemporary narrative offering tours that highlight the Thomas Jefferson-designed Capitol and other central Virginia locations used in Steven Spielberg's film "Lincoln."At the new...
Cal Thomas: Separation of government from press

...Founders selected only one profession - the press - for special protection in the Bill of Rights. As expressed by Thomas Jefferson in a letter to John Jay in 1786: "Our liberty cannot be guarded but by the freedom of the press, nor that be limited...
Public schools the great equalizer

...their families could afford it, private tutors did the job. A class system of haves and have-nots was the norm. Thomas Jefferson called for public education, but he was ignored. By the 1840s, a few public schools had popped up around the country...
Culture of death (continued)

...beings, but as "three-fifths of all other Persons."The Articles of Confederation were written a decade after Thomas Jefferson declared: "...all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights...

...Lincoln's presidential library in Springfield, Ill.The company also built a recreation of a slave's cabin at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate in Virginia.But Bowe said one of his proudest accomplishments was a refurbished Logan County...
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Political shoptalk

...what the abuse of the unlimited debate standard has brought us. How many times have we all heard the story about Thomas Jefferson telling George Washington that the Senate was supposed to be the "saucer" that cooled the hot tea of legislation...
Over our heads

...United States Senate prides itself on its role as the calming influence. Legend has it that George Washington told Thomas Jefferson that the Senate is the saucer into which we "pour legislation" to cool. Setting up obstacles that slow down various...


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