Originally published 09/24/2015
Critics have argued that in a recent NYT op ed Wilentz glossed over the pro-slavery dimensions of the 1787 Constitution. His response?
Originally published 09/14/2015
Why We Shouldn’t Think for a Moment that James Madison’s Notes on the Constitutional Convention Were Objective
Mary Sarah Bilder
Madison’s narrative was always that of James Madison, a member. Continuing for a half century after 1787, he struggled to understand what had happened that summer. Worth knowing this Constitution Day!
Originally published 09/09/2015
Was Thomas Jefferson Right? Can We Guarantee Our Pursuit of Equal Happiness by Canceling All Our Debts Every Nineteen Years?
James Madison thought he was horribly wrong. Pope Francis, who has called for the redistribution of wealth, should understand why.
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