Monthly Archives: October 2012


It’s depressing now to read The Federalist Papers.  These essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay persuaded the states to ratify the constitution of 1787, and thus adopt a federalist form of government.  These essays glisten with the … Continue reading

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I don’t go to Florida often, but I’ve liked it each of the times I’ve been there.  The first time I went was in the late 70’s.  My brother, an engineer, was building a Budweiser plant near Tampa, and I … Continue reading

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