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Thomas Jefferson blogs! Several times each week, he posts BRIEFLY on a variety of topics, including the very quote that opens this article.

Recent posts include:

- I would like to be wrong about Negroes.
- Would you like a cigarette?
- Whistleblowers welcome!
- Are you just going to SIT there?
- “It was a dark and stormy night … “
- What do maple trees have to do with slavery?
- Did Jefferson oppose Islam?
- Luxury, drinking & whores! Oh my!

Read the blog at http://ThomasJeffersonLeadership.com/blog/

4 weeks, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/06/22/democracy-our-memory.html

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  Granted, Jefferson went beyond the Constitution in buying Louisiana. He knew it and acknowldeged it.

   It wasn't the Federalists in Congress, the minority party, who blocked the way. Napoleon was reconsidering his offer. The treaty had a deadline. There wasn't time to amend the Constitution before the deadline passed. So Jefferson went ahead with the purchase and asked Congress to step up and pay for it.  They did so.

   He later explained his action as a guardian acting for the benefit of his ward, doing what the ward would have done for himself had he been in a position to do so.

   Learn more about Jefferson and his views on the Constitution in his blog, 

http://ThomasJeffersonLeadership.com/blog/. Several times each week, he posts briefly on a variety of topics.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Thomas Jefferson and the Great Executive Overreach

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Don't read too much into Jefferson's ownership of a Qur'an. Purchased when he was just 23, it was only one of thousands of books he owned. Jefferson didn't single out the "Mahometan" for any special treatment. He wanted them to enjoy the same rights as anyone else.

But check out Jefferson's blog! Several times each week, he posts briefly on a variety of topics, including freedom of religion.

Recent posts include: (Note the 4th one down.)
- Do you want fries with that?
- Can an honest man be a dishonest politician?
- What do maple trees have to do with slavery?
- Did Jefferson oppose Islam?
- Rebellion, liberty, blood & manure!
- Luxury, drinking & whores! Oh my!

Read the blog at http://ThomasJeffersonLeadership.com/blog/

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013/12/01/islam-and-thomas-jefferson.html

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   An interesting paradox faced Thomas Jefferson in 1803. At least he, the strict constructionist, admitted he had done an act beyond the Constitution. Doing so also meant that we wouldn't later have an inevitable war with France over Louisiana.

   Jefferson now blogs briefly on a variety of topics, including the Constitution. Read it at

http://ThomasJeffersonLeadership.com/blog/

 

2 years, 1 month ago on Principles vs Personalities

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Thomas Jefferson is cheering you on!

Want proof? Read his BLOG at http://ThomasJeffersonLeadership.com/blog/

Several times each week, he posts briefly on a variety of issues, including constitutional ones. Tomorrow's post (3/30) is on capital punishment.

2 years, 3 months ago on Strike the Root!

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Greetings -

Here's more on Thomas Jefferson! He now BLOGS! Thrice-weekly, he posts briefly on a variety of topics, including constitutional issues. Read it at www.JeffersonLeadership.com/?page_id=68

I remain

Patrick Lee

2 years, 8 months ago on Thomas Jefferson and Defiance to Tyrants: An Anniversary worth Celebrating

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