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Committees of Correspondence origins
« on: April 27, 2011, 08:56:32 AM »
This is a good article by KrisAnne Hall, a constitutional attorney from Florida, which talks of the origins of the Committees of Correspondence in colonial America. KrisAnne is a genuine treasure and if you get a chance to hear her speak, don't miss it. http://www.boogai.net/top-story/when-the-tea-party-rose/
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Re: Committees of Correspondence origins
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2011, 01:46:35 AM »
Thanks! Reposted.
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Re: Committees of Correspondence origins
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2011, 10:48:38 PM »
KrisAnne Hall's new book is out and it is well worth the reading: "Not a Living Breathing Document, Reclaiming our Constitution" http://www.krisannehall.com/ There is also a DVD available if you prefer the flickering image on the TeeWee. I have pitched Appleseed to her on several occasions and I expect someday we will see her on the line.
The American Constitution is remarkable for its simplicity; but can only suffice a people habitually correct in their actions, and would be utterly inadequate to the wants of a different nation.  Change the domestic habits of the Americans, their religious devotion, and their high respect for morality, and it will not be necessary to change a single letter in the Constitution in order to vary the whole form of their government. - Francis Grund 1837