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This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 10 May

The Day in Founding Fathers History - 10 May On this day in 1736, Charity Hospital opened at Chartres and Bienville Streets in New Orleans. Jean Louis, a French seaman and ship builder, willed his property for “the founding of a hospital for the sick of the City of New Orleans.” The hospital was initially called Hospital of Saint John or L’Hospital des Pauvres de la Charite (Hospital for the […]

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Daily Clip

Sales Taxes Go Way Back…And They’re Always A Bad Idea

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – “Sales Tax: History of a Dumb Idea” by Mason Gaffney, this is part of my post. I found this wonderful essay written by Mr. Gaffney in Insights Magazine back in 2005 about sales taxes. He writes about the history of the sales tax. It goes way, way back, farther than you can ever imagine. Check out today’s audio and transcript for the rest…

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Transcripts

Kevin Gutzman – A Comparison of Presidents on Presidents’ Day

Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Transcript - You said Tyler is your favorite president. He’s another one of these guys that if you ask Joseph Ellis or the woman that wrote the book that ultimately became the movie Lincoln, one of these presidential historians, Tyler will probably rank somewhere between 38 and 43, yet you and McClanahan ranked him up there as number one and two. Why? Check out today's transcript […]

todayFebruary 19, 2013

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