Skip to comments.The American Flag Daily: James Madison
Posted on 03/16/2014 2:18:55 PM PDT by Master Zinja
Today is the birthday of James Madison, 4th President of the United States, author of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights, who also served in the House of Representatives and as Secretary of State to Thomas Jefferson. He was the last survivor of the Founding Fathers, passing in 1836.
This is a link to a really great essay featuring James Madison — a bit lengthy but absolutely worth the time to read it. It focuses on Madison’s displeasure over how our system has evolved (no, I didn’t write it, don’t know the author, just stumbled across it in my research): http://www.angelfire.com/biz3/steffanlaw/essay1.html
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