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Steve Russell :
Antonin Scalia was a Federalist, sort of,

and therefore would not approve of President Obama making a lame duck appointment to replace him, right? Wrong. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2016 Once upon a time, in the late 20th and early 21st … Continue reading

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Lamar W. Hankins : San Marcos, Texas, and the Separation of Church and State

Thomas Jefferson and the separation of church and state. Sculpture outside the Northshire Bookstore, Manchester, Vermont. Image from Artsology.Thomas Jefferson,the San Marcos City Council,and the municipal promotion of prayer It is a feeble and flaccid religion that needs the imprimatur … Continue reading

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David Van Os : Celebrate the Vision

Photo by Tom Weber / Minnesota Public Radio.Notes from a Texas patriot:Though stained with hypocrisy,The vision has inspired millions By David Van Os / The Rag Blog / July 4, 2010 [Independence Day] Today is the 234th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Texas Board of Education : Who’s Afraid of Thomas Jefferson?

Mount Rushmore by Nizar. Cartoon from toonpool.Why is Texas afraid of Thomas Jefferson? Jefferson remains a threat in the eyes of interested parties because his vision for democracy required more than consumerism and optional participation in periodic voting days. By … Continue reading

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