Skip to comments.Heads Up: Liberty Day 3-16-2010
Posted on 03/14/2010 5:02:05 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
Like the Tea Party, Liberty Day began in the 90's before politicians like Obama was on the radar screen. This is one more event we can celebrate as we oppose big government.
When is Liberty Day celebrated? Liberty Day is celebrated annually on March 16th, the birthday of James Madison, who: Helped write the Virginia Plan, the basis of discussion for the creation of the U.S. Constitution; Kept detailed notes on those debates in the Constitutional Convention of 1787; Wrote many of the articles in support of that new Constitution, which became known as the "Federalist Papers" As a member of the first Congress, introduced the Bill of Rights to the House of Representatives in 1789; Was Secretary of State (1801-1809) under President Thomas Jefferson; Was President of the United States
We are slowly recovering from a massive monsoon. A nor’easter slammed the area with about 30 hours of wild winds gusting to 70mpg and torrential downpours.
Roads are still closed everywhere, no trains, and many evacuations. No power in many areas too. An unexpected storm. The weather people can’t get any damned thing right.
Damage will be in the many millions.
I just read some posts from Mark Levin on another site and Madison was quoted by him, as one of the greats of the country.
Madison is really good. I believe he was one of the three authors of the Federalist Papers, which defended and promoted the US Constitution for ratification in NY. As important, the Federalist Papers explained the justified its acceptance by the people.
FReeper Book Club: The Debate over the Constitution
5 Oct 1787, Centinel #1
6 Oct 1787, James Wilsons Speech at the State House
8 Oct 1787, Federal Farmer #1
9 Oct 1787, Federal Farmer #2
18 Oct 1787, Brutus #1
22 Oct 1787, John DeWitt #1
27 Oct 1787, John DeWitt #2
27 Oct 1787, Federalist #1
31 Oct 1787, Federalist #2
3 Nov 1787, Federalist #3
5 Nov 1787, John DeWitt #3
Exactly great American and one of the first.
It’s been a few years but I read them all, A to Z. Kind of hard sometimes because of the some words and meanings, but interesting. I also understand there’s an effort to rewrite them using more modern language but without losing the meaning. Not sure who, but Judge Napalitano’s name comes to mind.