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Founders Television

Thomas Jefferson: The Original Sneaky Leaker?

Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Video and Audio - When Jefferson was Adams Vice President he attended the meetings of the US Senate every day and realized that "Hey, you guys could use some rules" so he wrote the handbook that we still use today for governing the actions of the Senate. And while all of this is going on in the run up to the Alien and Sedition acts, he […]

todayJuly 30, 2015 12

Daily Clip

I Prefer John Adams’ “Colossus of Independence” to America Colossus of Earth

"John Adams was our Colossus on the floor. He was not graceful, nor elegant, nor remarkably fluent; but he came out, occasionally, with a power of thought and expression that moved us from our seats." - Thomas Jefferson as transcribed by Daniel Webster Mandeville, LA -This Clip of The Day was originally aired and published on Dec 13,2013 and is part of the Founders Pass Flashback Collection. On Thursday's show I relayed a […]

todayJune 18, 2015

Founders Corner

An Actual Founding Father’s Inaugural Address – No Egos Here

Let me read to you how a Founding Father accepted his inauguration. This will come as a shock to you people, but I actually have here in my hands the text of Thomas Jefferson’s first inaugural address. Yes, even back then those old fuddy-duddy guys in white stockings and powdered wigs gave addresses when they were inaugurated. The striking thing about Jefferson’s inauguration is the humility and the humble attitude […]

todayJune 10, 2013 1