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…..Thus do we see how the period of the Articles of Confederation was not characterized by chaos and increasingly bad economic times, as historians tend to assume.

Rather, the Articles proved themselves to be a perfectly viable structure for a free society, encouraging trade and prosperity and adherence to the highest ideals of 1776.

English: 13-cent Articles of Confederation com...

English: 13-cent Articles of Confederation commemorative stamp issued September 30, 1977 commemorating the 200th anniversary of the drafting of the Articles of Confederation at York Town, Pennsylvania. It depicts members of the Continental Congress in conference (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: 13-cent Articles of Confederation commemorative stamp issued September 30, 1977 commemorating the 200th anniversary of the drafting of the Articles of Confederation at York Town, Pennsylvania. It depicts members of the Continental Congress in conference (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The driving forces for the creation of the central government with the Constitution involved economic imbalances and debts leftover from the war with Britain.

The federalists, ideologically attached to protectionist and nationalist theories, exploited both real and false fears in the hope of resolving these imbalances, but they ended up by recreating what the founding generation had struggled so hard to overthrow ten years earlier.

The strong central authority they created would in time reproduce every statist feature of the British system—political corruption, perpetual debt, debilitating taxation, consolidated power, and a global empire. Such was not the promise of the Revolution……

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via Rethinking the Articles of Confederation by H. Arthur Scott Trask.

 

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Hey Grimes, what’s up dude?

Reblogged from Flyover-Press.com:

Click to visit the original postIt has always been a tradition at the FlyoverPress to republish “Hey Grimes” each Memorial Day in memory of a pure and honorable man who represents tens of thousands like himself.

I left Vietnam in September of 1970, 43 years ago. There has not been one single day since then that the thing has not entered my mind in one way or another.

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GyG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

Hey Grimes, what’s up dude?
May 24, 2013 Gunny G Edit Leave a comment Go to comments

Reblogged from Flyover-Press.com:
Click to visit the original post

It has always been a tradition at the FlyoverPress to republish “Hey Grimes” each Memorial Day in memory of a pure and honorable man who represents tens of thousands like himself.

I left Vietnam in September of 1970, 43 years ago. There has not been one single day since then that the thing has not entered my mind in one way or another.

Read more… 1,098 more words
GyG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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After what I have learned this week I’m a changed person – Glenn Beck

 

 

 

 

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