Tag Archive | 1789

TO WHOM do we give THANKS TO TODAY? ASK GEORGE WASHINGTON!

We often say we are thankful for various things on Thanksgiving Day but it begs the question – to Whom do we give thanks today? Our Founders had no such doubts: On September 25, 1789, the following resolution was passed (I cite pertinent parts): Mr. Boudinot said he could not think of letting the session […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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WHAT”S WITH THE SECESSION THING? THE REAL QUESTION IS: IS SECESSION LEGAL in A CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC?

There is apparently a resurgence in interest in secession from the Union.  Apparently nearly 750,000 Americans have signed a petition at the White House website calling for some sort of secession from the Union!  It is amazing.  Certainly President Obama should seek out ways to reach out to those willing to advise the White House […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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CONSTITUTION DAY IS TODAY!

I want to honor the US Constitution today by a reminder of the first time I read the Constitution. I heard that when Daniel Webster was a boy he read the original Constitution on a printed napkin.  I immediately asked my mother (I was 7 or 8 or so) where the Constitution is and she […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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