Empire of Liberty: The Old Northwest

Excerpt from Dr. Jack Bankston’s “The Founding Years”, University of New South Wales Press, 2017. IV. The Old Northwest One of the lasting successes of the Articles Congress was the reorganization of western territories. The Treaty of Paris had not just given the colonies their independence; it relinquished British claims on North America (with the … More Empire of Liberty: The Old Northwest

Empire of Liberty: The Bill of Rights

Excerpt from Dr. Jack Bankston’s “The Founding Years”, University of New South Wales Press, 2017. There was some, but not much, doubt around Washington’s election. Washington was arguably the preeminent American but there were supporters of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Guy Carleton and William Briggs scattered about. Luckily, for the new country, every … More Empire of Liberty: The Bill of Rights

Empire of Liberty: Federalists Versus Anti-Federalists

 Excerpt from Dr. Jack Bankston’s “The Founding Years”, University of New South Wales Press, 2017. I. Ratification “Any constitutional delegate worth his salt would have known that even though the Philadelphia Convention had adjourned sine die, the hard work was only beginning [1]. The first public copies of the new constitution were distributed in the … More Empire of Liberty: Federalists Versus Anti-Federalists

Empire of Liberty: State Secrets

Conversation exercept from r/Conspiracy on http://www.reddit.com, 2017 User: PM_ME_UR_BURRITO “I have it on good authority that the globalist state is run by the freemasons. The original North American freemasons, which included George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, received alien technology so they could create a global state. This was orchestrated by the galactic overseers who determined, … More Empire of Liberty: State Secrets

Empire of Liberty: A Republic, If You Can Keep It

Excerpt from Dr. Victoria Vermaak’s “The Founding Of An Empire”, University of Serrano Press, 2010.  The 1786 Annapolis Convention set the stage for the Philadelphia Convention. This convention took place from December 10 to May 18, 1787-1788 at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Convention has proven to be one of the seminal moments … More Empire of Liberty: A Republic, If You Can Keep It

The (Not So) Old Frontier: Lake Meredith, Alibates Flint Quarries and Washita Battlefield

Frontier.   It’s one of those geographic and historic terms that evokes so much in the imagination. Cowboys and Indians. Canyons and deserts. In a 21st Century sense it could mean the bottom of the ocean or deep space. Star Trek refers to space as “the final frontier” and Alaska’s state motto is “the last … More The (Not So) Old Frontier: Lake Meredith, Alibates Flint Quarries and Washita Battlefield

Friends That Bathe Together Cure Rheumatism Together! A Weekend At Hot Springs National Park

Living in Oklahoma City, with myself having a full-time job which is currently in the middle of busy season, and Alisha having a job and finishing her last semester of law school, we are often pressed for time. When we do get out its often for a weekend at a time or a trip coincides … More Friends That Bathe Together Cure Rheumatism Together! A Weekend At Hot Springs National Park

The Texas Bubble

Let’s get one thing straight, I love the Texas Bubble. If I had to be stuck in one bubble for the rest of my life, it would be the Texas Bubble. The Texas Bubble is full of Mexican food, country music and football. I’ve been stuck for days watching snapchat stories and seeing pictures of … More The Texas Bubble