When the announcer declared that there would be no singing of the National Anthem at the start of a game to decide California’s Central Section Division 1 high school softball championship on Friday night, the crowd booed the announcer and sang the National Anthem anyway.
While born in the same month, one hundred years apart, John Birch and Karl Marx could not have been more different.
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.
In the fight to preserve the Second Amendment, the writings of Cesare Beccaria are quite enlightening. They were quoted by our Founding Fathers.