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Madison, 2A, Locke and Loaded

In today’s America, James Madison’s 2A “Lock and Load” ain’t antiquated.

TEXAS: James Madison, our fourth president, and the original author of the Bill of Rights.  Madison had concerns with the 2nd amendment, and the proposal for it was simple.  An armed populace would be the greatest deterrent to the federal government’s invasion of the states—the free and independent states. Madison was somewhat for a federal ...

More Dolley Madison: for whom the title of First Lady was coined

FORT WORTH: James and Dolley Madison were the golden couple of their era, but they were not without detractors. They had no children of their own, although Dolley had given birth during her first marriage. Enemies used this information to question James’ virility, indicating that he was impotent and was too feeble to lead the country. ...

Dolley Madison: for whom the title of First Lady was coined

FORT WORTH: When people think of Dolley Madison, one of two thoughts come to mind. Either that of a determined woman bent on saving national treasures from a British onslaught or a pastry company that made snacks for children’s school lunches. These are both true. However, this enchanting lady is so much more to American ...

America’s Founding Fathers; what price did they pay for freedom?

FORT WORTH: We celebrated Flag Day last week and Independence Day is just around the corner. Americans from one end of the country to the other will celebrate with parades, barbecues, and cook-outs filled with food, fun, and last but not least: fireworks. The pyrotechnic displays remind us of what our forebears went through to ...

America’s Founding Fathers: What price freedom?

America's Founding Fathers "chose liberty over safety. When they signed that troublesome manifesto, they weren’t just declaring their independence - they were signing their own death warrant." ~ Mike Rowe

Women’s History Month: Dolley Madison

FORT WORTH, Texas March 4, 2016 — Dolley Madison’s likeness should be on Mount Rushmore. Why? First of all, she forged and defined the role for the wife of the President of the United States. She was the first “First Lady” in name. How can that be? Martha Washington, Abigail Adams and Martha Jefferson Randolph ...

Women’s History Month: Dolley Madison

FORT WORTH, Texas March 11, 2014 — Author Catherine Allgor states in her book, “A Perfect Union” that several groups had a stake in the brand-new Washington City. The local gentry and official families were permanent residents and worked toward building up the capital. Foreign visitors and observers had the ears of their prospective governments ...

Defense of NSA spy programs: Comply or terrorists will win

In his speech, the President of the United States does his best to convince the people that we are under the constant threat of terrorism. That without these measures that the President and others have taken we would see bomb, after bomb, after bomb go off in our streets. Give us just a little bit more of your privacy rights, American People, and we can make you that much safer.