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Rich Lowry: Can science survive a garish shirt?

...inclusivity aboard La Dauphine.When William Clark and Meriwether Lewis made it to the Pacific Ocean and back, President Thomas Jefferson quizzed them about any microaggressions they may have committed against their Indian interpreter Sacagawea during...
Cal Thomas: Unfaithfully executing the law

...The debate about immigration is not a new one; it extends to the beginning of the country. In 1801, President Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton exchanged views on the subject. William Chrystal, a scholar and interpreter of Hamilton...
Refuge Notebook: Progress on eradicating elodea from the Kenai Peninsula

...Michaux. Michaux was first sent to the U.S. in 1785 by Louis XVI. After the misguided French king was beheaded, Thomas Jefferson asked Michaux to lead another American expedition in 1793. Michaux collected several specimens in the Midwest that...
Bob Franken: Church and state: still separate?

...Who are you going to believe, Antonin Scalia or Thomas Jefferson? Justice Scalia recently made a speech at Colorado...prohibits "an establishment of religion." The author, Thomas Jefferson, made it clear what he meant. In an 1802 letter...

...Washington hung up his teeth. After him, President John Adams found himself being challenged by his vice president, Thomas Jefferson.You've heard of these men, right? Founders of the nation, defenders of liberty, their names so inextricably...
Illinois author, Marilyn Alice Tuckman, loves pumpkins

...she said, 'Am I in heaven?'" Barb Larson says. "Anything she (Tuckman) makes is wonderful." Tuckman took Thomas Jefferson's recipe for sweet potato biscuits and axed the sweet potatoes. "I used pumpkin to take it out of the South and...
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...
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...


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