To understand the meaning of this “missing” 13th Amendment, we must understand its historical context — the era surrounding the American Revolution. We tend to regard the notion of our constitutional republic as benign, harmless, and politically unremarkable.
The story of this “missing” Amendment is complex and at times confusing because the political issues and vocabulary of the American Revolution were different from our own. However, there are essentially two issues: What does the Amendment mean? and, Was the Amendment ratified? Before we consider the issue of ratification, we should first understand the Amendment’s meaning and consequent current relevance.
In the winter of 1983, archival research expert David Dodge, and former Baltimore police investigator Tom Dunn, were searching for evidence of government corruption in public records stored in the Belfast Library on the coast of Maine. By chance, they discovered the library’s oldest authentic copy of the Constitution of the United States (printed in 1825).
Twice-defeated presidential candidate, John McCain, has died at the age of 81. Reviled for his participation in propagating the universally discredited Steele dossier, McCain rose to political prominence on his image as a Vietnam POW hero. He inexplicably worked very hard to hide from the public stunning information about American prisoners in Vietnam who, unlike him, didn’t return home.
Ahead of the 2018 election, Big Tech companies gathered for a secret meeting yesterday to discuss information control tactics. Representatives from a host of the biggest US tech companies, including Facebook and Twitter, held a private meeting Friday to share their tactics in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections.
Remember this place and what happened there? Remember her? That guy’s girlfriend, whose fingerprints were found on key items belonging to him? According to credit data, she applied for a loan and listed the Federal Bureau of Investigation as her place of employment.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired back Thursday, at President Trump for saying he, “never took control of the Justice Department,” putting out a sharp statement vowing the agency won’t be “improperly influenced” by politics.