Newly Released Washington Letter Warns Against Another Convention

 by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. As unbelievable as it may seem, there are yet letters written by the leading lights of the Founding Generation that have not come to light. So it is with great delight that just days ago a letter written by the Founding Father — George Washington — was made public for the first time. … More Newly Released Washington Letter Warns Against Another Convention

James Madison Mania?

Mar 16, 2018  by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.   Despite being called the “Father of the Constitution,” there is no monument to James Madison in Washington, D.C. Well, there is a small statue of him inside the Library of Congress annex that bears his name, but it is dwarfed (as was the man himself) by the … More James Madison Mania?

Constitutional Conventions: What Can 1787 Teach About 2016?

May 28, 2016 by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.   On May 25, 1787 the so-called “federal convention” began in Philadelphia, some two weeks after it was scheduled to start. Present at that August meeting were many of the leading lights of the American cause of liberty: George Washington, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, James Wilson, Alexander Hamilton, … More Constitutional Conventions: What Can 1787 Teach About 2016?