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Raising The Debt Ceiling Is Constitutional

What Is Flawed Is Congress's Constitutional Power To Make More Debt Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Patrick Henry, Colonel William Grayson, James Monroe, many, many anti-federalists, as they were called, that opposed ratification kept asking why the borrowing power was put in there, and why it was the first one."  Check out today’s transcript for the rest…. Begin Mike Church Show Transcript Mike:  Jeff in West Virginia is first […]

todayOctober 30, 2015


Democracy’s Epic Fail: The Electoral College Should Be Brought Back

  Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – The way it would work and the way it was pitched in the ratifying conventions, and the way it was discussed in the drafting convention was that the founders had a great fear that if you left election or selection of the presidency in the hands of the hoi polloi, they’d wind up choosing demagogues, they’d screw it up.  Check out today’s transcript […]

todayAugust 11, 2015

This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 15 March

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 15 March 2013 On this day in 1820, Maine joined the union as the 23rd state, part of the Missouri Compromise of 1820. The population of Maine at that time was nearly 300,000 and the territory consisted of nine counties and 236 towns. It took delegates three weeks in October of 1819 to finalize a state constitution, with the convention presided over by […]

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This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 8 March

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 8 March 2013 On this day in 1788, Federalist No. 66 was published, entitled “Objections to the Power of the Senate to Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered,” authored by Alexander Hamilton. Federalist No. 66 reads, in part: A REVIEW of the principal objections that have appeared against the proposed court for the trial of impeachments, will not improbably eradicate the […]

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Madison Condemned Abuse Of Constitution Powers, Kevin Gutzman

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Mike: There are probably eight people on the planet -- me, you, and the six other guys that wrote books about Madison, and maybe Tom Woods -- that knew what you meant when you said Jefferson got it right out of Madison’s mouth.  Kevin Gutzman:  No.  Of course, when he says this is the way the people had understood it, he’s exactly right.  There were leading Federalist figures […]

todayJanuary 23, 2015 1

This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 13 September

On this day (or the 18th, depending on the source) in 1789, Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton began negotiations to secure the first loan to the U.S. government, referred to as the “Temporary Loan of 1789,” in order to pay the salaries of the President and members of Congress. Find out what else happened on This Day in Founders History at

todaySeptember 13, 2014