Thoughts, essays, and writings on Liberty. Written by the heirs of Patrick Henry.

“If our fathers, in 1776, had acknowledged the principle that a majority had the right to rule the minority, we should never have become a nation; for they were in a small minority, as compared with those who claimed the right to rule over them.”     Lysander Spooner

February 17, 2008

Today In History

by Doug Mataconis

 

On this day in 1801, Thomas Jefferson was elected President of the United States.


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