A secrecy rule shrouded the debates carried on during the Constitutional Convention held in 1787 in Philadelphia. What mischief would a similar rule lead to today?
On June 4, 1787, delegates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia considered the scope of the presidential veto power.
The Constitutional Convention of 1787 could be a cautionary tale of what could happen if the Constitution is opened to a contemporary con-con.
Despite being called the “Father of the Constitution,” there is no monument to James Madison in Washington, D.C. Well, there is a small statue of him inside the Library of Congress annex that bears his name, but it is dwarfed (as was the man himself) by the marble markers dedicated to his contemporaries, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
On the Ides of March, General George Washington defused a potential coup that might have brought down Congress.
Almost since America’s founding, immigration has raised controversy. Though it has largely proven to be beneficial, there are real, legitimate concerns — especially now.
Russia is about to ask permission of the Open Skies Consultative Commission (OSCC) in Vienna, Austria, to fly its latest reconnaissance aircraft, the Tu-214ON, over the United States.
The Inklings not only created such well-known works as The Lord of the Rings and the Narnia series, the members defended Christianity and provided hope against a culture of despair.