Frederic Bastiat was born 214 years ago and his works continue to influence our approach to government abuses.

On June 20, 1787, Oliver Ellsworth warned against the dangers of a con-con and reminded delegates of the superiority of states.

On June 4, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention debated the number and the powers of the proposed president.

On June 3, 1781, Jack Jouett set out on a dangerous midnight ride to warn Thomas Jefferson of an impending British attempt to capture him.

June marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta in England, an important document in the history of American liberty.

Perhaps a fitting way to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the Library of Congress is to take a few hours to read a few selections from the books our Founders read. (See the link to the book list at the end of this article!)

 

A fitting way to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the Library of Congress is to read some selections from the books our Founders read. by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.

Help from the West — particularly the United States — made communism the force it became.

When World War II ended, the Soviet Union was one of the "allies" — but Igor Gouzenko knew better. He defected and exposed the Soviet spies secretly waging war on the West.

The patriot preparations for the battle of Fishdam Ford can assist modern patriots in their defense of liberty.

On September 1, 1983, the airwaves were abuzz with reports that a Korean Airlines flight that had either been shot down or forced down off the east coast of the Soviet Union. The New York Times noted that day: “Early reports said the plane ... had been forced down by Soviet Air Force planes and that all 240 passengers and 29 crew members were believed to be safe.”