Happy Thanksgiving!

This is the text of George Washington’s October 3, 1789 national Thanksgiving Proclamation; as printed in The Providence Gazette and Country Journal, on October 17, 1789. WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to...

Quote of the Day {from Patrick Henry}

“Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense? Where is the difference between having our arms in possession and under our direction, and having them under the management of Congress? If our...

Quote of the Day {from Thomas Jefferson}

“No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms [within his own lands].” Proposed Constitution for Virginia – Fair Copy, Section IV:Rights, Private and Public, June 1776; The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Federal Edition, Editor: Paul Leicester Ford, (New York and London,...

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