The Present Civil War; Melancton Smith: Anti-federalists Predicted
Melancton Smith was a key Anti-federalist during the whole period of debates on the Constitution of 1787. Interestingly, The Anti-federalists had amazing foresight to the extent that their arguments were predictive to what we are experiencing in The Present Civil War.
The October Imprimis has a very good article called “America’s Cold Civil War” that fitfully describes what I and others have been talking about for years. Yet, the predictive perspective of this actually began with the Anti-federalists. This Present Civil War is a culmination of ideologies that were not countered by the expectations of John Adams and Madison: This Constitution is ‘Only’ for a Moral and Virtuous people and none others. Continue reading →
This is a fantastic interview with Dave Welty, the author of “Unfaithful Guardians”. Dave has written a fantastic walk through history culminating in what flipped with the Judicial system and Supreme Court. His clear understanding of the 14th Amendment is deeply researched as to the Original Intent established by the 39th Congress and the State Ratifying Conventions of the Day.
James Caldwell James Caldwell: — His Birth and Ancestry. — Personal Appearance. — Power of his Voice. — His Character. — His Congregation at Elizabethtown.— Made Chaplain. — His Toast on the Reception of the Declaration of Independence. — His … Continue reading → The post Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution: Chapter 21 – […]
Declaration Of Independence: The Declaration Of Independence was written to specifically charge the King with those acts that were against the Liberties of the Citizenry. The King was in violation of sacred oaths, relationships, the English Constitution, forced labor, subversion, … Continue reading → The post 1-12-19 Declaration of Independence – Charges Against the Demoncrats […]
Joel Barlow In all that he was called to, Joel Barlow fulfilled that which he was created for: — His Birth and Early Education. —A Friend of Dwight. —His Poem, “The Prospect of Peace.” —Joins the Army in Vacations. —Becomes … Continue reading → The post Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution: Chapter 20 – […]
Ezra Stiles Ezra Stiles continues the depth of living the Extensibility of the Gospel: — His Prophecy respecting the Colonies, in 1760. — President of Yale College. — Chancellor Kent’s Eulogy of him. — His Patriotism. — Keeps a Diary … Continue reading → The post Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution: Chapter 19 – […]
Naphtali Dagget Naphtali Dagget is the amazing Patriot President of Yale: — Professor of Divinity in Yale College. —The College broken up. —Invasion of Tryon. —Terror of the Inhabitants. —A Company of a Hundred Young Men raised to resist Him. … Continue reading → The post Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution: Chapter 18 – […]