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It is my intent to express my opinion and to discuss current events. Feel free to make suggestions to fields you would like to see covered, and I will consider them. Please leave your name with comments. Thank you. Arabic: عربي.

Sunday, July 24, 2005

The Federalist: Founders' Daily Quote 7/24/2005

Tuesday, July 12, 2005
"Remember, my Eliza, you are a Christian." -- Alexander Hamilton (speaking to his grieving wife, 7/12/1804) Reference: Facts and Documments..., Editor of the Evening Post, ed. (23); original letter from David Hosack, August 17, 1804

How wonderful it was to have a strong man of faith to guide his wife. Get upset if you want. Do you have one? Maybe you should focus more on that problem!

Wednesday, July 13, 2004
"It will not be doubted, that with reference either to individual, or National Welfare, Agriculture is of primary importance. In proportion as Nations advance in population, and other circumstances of maturity, this truth becomes more apparent; and renders the cultivation of the Soil more and more, an object of public patronage."-- George Washington (Eighth Annual Message to Congress, 1796) Reference: Washington's Maxims, 67.

Thursday, July 14, 2005
"No Taxation without Representation!" -- Anonymous Anonymous (slogan in response to British Tax Policy, Circa 1765)

Here, here!

Friday, July 15, 2005
"The Declaration of Independence...[is the] declaratory charter of our rights, and the rights of man." -- Thomas Jefferson (letter to Samuel Adams Wells, 12 May 1821) Reference: The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Memorial Edition, Lipscomb and Bergh, eds., vol. 15 (200)

Monday, July 18, 2005
"Religion in a Family is at once its brightest Ornament & its best Security." -- Samuel Adams (letter to Thomas Wells, 22 November 1780) Reference: The Writing of Samuel Adams, Harry Alonzo Cushing, ed., vol. 4 (225)