By William Watkins | Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 6:03 PM PST | Comments Off on Happy Birthday, Mr. Jefferson!
April 13, 2017, marks the 274th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth. Most Americans know him as the drafter of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia. While these are great accomplishments, what we should remember him for most of all in this age of centralization…
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By William Watkins | Sunday January 29, 2017 at 10:30 AM PST | Comments Off on Calexit 2018? The Movement Is Beginning
The Sacramento Bee reports that “[b]ackers of a proposed constitutional amendment seeking California’s secession from the U.S. can begin collecting voter signatures to qualify for the 2018 ballot, the [California] secretary of state’s office said Thursday.” Support for this initiative is strong, with one in three Californians saying they are ready to leave the…
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Tags: Calexit, California, Declaration of Independence, Donald Trump, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, People's Republic of California, progressives, secession, states rights, statism, War Between the States