October 2012

A break-your-heart story from 1917 ~ the human cost of a woman’s right to vote

October 17, 2012

If you need a reminder why you should vote here it goes: Nov. 15, 1917, Night of Terror: a true story  It’s is important to remember at a time when there are so many mis-guided political attempts to disenfranchise the younger voters, students, older voters, poorer or ethnic minorities. At one time, being a women was the utimate […]

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Federalist Paper #7

October 15, 2012

The Federalist 7 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States) Hamilton for the Independent Journal. To the People of the State of New York: IT IS sometimes asked, with an air of seeming triumph, what inducements could the States have, if disunited, to make war upon each other? It would be […]

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Federalist Paper #6

October 13, 2012

The Federalist 6 Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States Hamilton for the Independent Journal. To the People of the State of New York: THE three last numbers of this paper have been dedicated to an enumeration of the dangers to which we should be exposed, in a state of disunion, from the arms and […]

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Federalist Pager # 5 ~ Authored by Jay

October 11, 2012

The Federalist Paper #5 ~ written by Jay Continued ~ Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence Jay for the Independent Journal. To the People of the State of New York: QUEEN ANNE, in her letter of the 1st July, 1706, to the Scotch Parliament, makes some observations on the importance of the UNION then […]

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Federalist Paper # 4 ~ Concerning the Topic of Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence ~ written by Jay,

October 9, 2012

The Federalist 4 Continuation from FP#3 ~ Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence Jay for the Independent Journal. To the People of the State of New York: MY LAST paper assigned several reasons why the safety of the people would be best secured by union against the danger it may be exposed to by […]

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Political advice from an unlikely source – 1933 speech by newspaper mogul Wm. R. Hearst

October 8, 2012

Newsreel filmed at Hearst Castle in 1933: ‘BUY AMERICAN’  TO HELP PROSPERITY, SAYS W. R. HEARST — Noted published launches nation-wide movement to aid US Industry: “Prosperity depends upon the purchasing power of the community and the purchasing power of the community depends mainly on the distribution of wealth in wages. When we buy American goods, we […]

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