Featured Posts
Latest Posts

JMI Book Club: James Madison In His Own Words

By Stephen Syfrett For this week’s JMI Summer Book Club reading, the group focused on a speech given by James Madison on the floor of the United States House of Representatives shortly after the ratification of the Constitution. To many…

Florida Verve: Links of Note

  Rick Bragg’s Tribute to the Grouper Sandwich — Garden and Gun To this day, I do not know if it was the sandwich or the scenery. The sand of Clearwater Beach stretched wide and white to water the color…

JMI Book Club: James Madison In His Own Words

By Stephen Syfrett Today the JMI Book Club met to discuss another of James Madison’s pieces on political theory: Federalist 51. Again we see Mr. Madison advocating the eventual structure of the United States and highlighting the advantages of separation…