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Mr. Jefferson on Party “Loyalty”

  I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever, in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else, where I was capable of thinking for myself. Leslie Carbonejust an ordinary woman choosing to live an extraordinary life RedditShareTweetPin

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Resolved, Free and Independent States!

On May 15, 1776, the Virginia Convention in colonial Williamsburg unanimously adopted a resolution instructing the colony’s delegates to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia to introduce a motion declaring the 13 colonies’ independence from Great Britain. Leslie Carbonejust an ordinary woman choosing to live an extraordinary life Pin10Reddit1ShareTweet11 Shares

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RPV Convention Write-Up

I took advantage of my travel southward for the Virginia Republican Convention to visit Colonial Williamsburg. The highlight of my short stay was a program called “The Challenge of Independence”. Amid the musky aroma of wood chips behind the Governor’s Palace, Archibald Cary, Patrick Henry, Richard Henry Lee, Robert Carter Nicholas, and Edmund Randolph debated… Read More RPV Convention Write-Up

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A Court of Tar and Feathers

Margaret Thatcher notes in her excellent book Statecraft: Strategies for a Changing World: America is more than a nation or a state or a superpower; it is an idea–and one which has transformed and continues to transform us all. America is unique–in its power, its wealth, its outlook on the world. But its uniqueness has… Read More A Court of Tar and Feathers