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Welcome To The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution With Your Host, Dr. Bill Obrien! 4-6 PM EDT. 7-2-2013

July 2, 2013

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One of the books Dr. Obrien mentioned in our discussions is Liberty’s Surest Guardian.  Let’s find out why Dr. Suri feels being a Historian is so vitally important and how imperative “Nation Building” is on a global scale! Dr. Jermi Suri, Professor, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, Ph.D in History, Yale University, […]

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Welcome Back To PRISM-WV, Where History Comes Alive! 06-22-2013 3-5PM EDT.

June 22, 2013

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Welcome back to our virtual chats with Dr. Bill Obrien and Professor Keith Lilly! Prism-WV,: The Mission of Prism-West Virginia “This program is designed to honor the legacy of America’s past by entrusting that legacy to those most responsible for keeping it alive – an informed and involved citizenry.  Its mission, then, is to inform […]

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Welcome To The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution With Your Host, Dr. Bill Obrien! 4-6 PM, EDT, 6-10-2013

June 10, 2013

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From discussions on “American exceptionalism“ to Franklin D. Roosevelt and the “New Deal“, we’re just getting started on our path to deciphering what it means to be an American and where the lines are drawn for those who have to those who have not.  We’re looking forward to hearing your thoughts and suggestions as we continue […]

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Welcome To The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution With Your Host, Dr. Bill Obrien! 05-21-2013

May 21, 2013

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Join us today from 4-6 pm ET as we continue on our analysis of how the Constitution was crafted, why there is specific wording, and how it’s interpreted today! You may email Dr. O’Brien with questions or comments because interaction and discussion are key components to an education!  Email: waobrien906(at)gmail(dot)com Also, please go and read […]

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Welcome To The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution With Your Host, Dr. Bill Obrien! 05-20-2013

May 20, 2013

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Join us today from 3-5 pm ET as we continue on our analysis of how the Constitution was crafted, why there is specific wording, and how it’s interpreted today! You may email Dr. O’Brien with questions or comments because interaction and discussion are key components to an education!  Email: waobrien906(at)gmail(dot)com Also, please go and read […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution, LIVE! 4-6 pm ET With Your Host Dr. Bill O’Brien 5-01-2013

May 1, 2013

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When we stopped on Monday we had reviewed The Stamp Act 1765 (short title Duties in American Colonies Act 1765; 5 George III, c. 12), ” The purpose of the tax was to help pay for troops stationed in North America after the British victory in the Seven Years’ War.” The Act was repealed on […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution, LIVE! 4-6 pm ET With Your Host Dr. Bill O’Brien 4-22-2013

April 22, 2013

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The United States Constitution is the one place where the ideas that formed our government and our society come to life!  This isn’t your standard Civics lesson, this is journals, letters and essays of the men and women who lived and fought for the birth of our nation […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution, LIVE! 4-6 pm ET With Your Host Dr. Bill O’Brien 4-17-2013

April 17, 2013

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“The phrase “tyranny of the majority” (or “tyranny of the masses“), used in discussing systems of democracy and majority rule, envisions a scenario in which decisions made by a majority place its interests so far above those of an individual or minority group as to constitute active oppression, comparable to that of tyrants and despots.[1] […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution, LIVE! 4-6 pm ET With Your Host Dr. Bill Obrien 4-16-2013

April 16, 2013

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Join us today for our continued journey through the history of our nation’s growth and struggles and the discussion on our founding Fathers and what made serving our country as a representative of the people entailed!   Questions or comments?  Please send email to wmobrien906(at)gmail.(dot)com and Dr. Bill will address the issue.  Please accept our […]

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Welcome To The Viritual Center For The Study Of The U.S. Constitution, With Your Host, Dr. Bill Obrien! 4-03-2013

April 3, 2013

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The Federalist Papers remain today as an excellent reference for anyone who wants to understand the U.S. Constitution. We have the opportunity to read the Federalist Papers and see what the authors had in mind when drafting their essays asking for support for a new government, who they felt should lead and why the crafting […]

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Welcome To The Virtual Center For The Study Of The Constitution! 4-6 PM, EDT 03-27-2013

March 27, 2013

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Dr. Obrien took us on a journey to November 22, 1787,  where James Madison’s first essay is published under the pseudonym, Publius.  Federalist No. 10 is the tenth of the Federalist Papers, a series of essays arguing for the ratification of the United States Constitution and is among the most highly regarded of all American political […]

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Welcome To The Virtual Study Of The Constitution..With Your Host, Dr. Bill O’brien! Live, 4-6 PM ET

March 26, 2013

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Welcome back to our discussion of The Federalist Papers!  Dr. Obrien will be continuing the discussion on James Madison’s “Vice of the Political System of the United States.”  When history is described with such passion, you are transported to a place where you see it isn’t just the problems of the past, but the same […]

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Welcome To The Virtual Study Of The Constitution..With Your Host, Dr. Bill O’Brien! 4-6PM ET, LIVE! 03-25-2013

March 25, 2013

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Dr. O’Brien will be discussing the Federalist Papers. Come join us for some of the most interactive and brilliant conversation that you won’t find anywhere else in the virtual either! “Welcome to our Federalist Papers e-text. The Federalist Papers were written and published during the years 1787 and 1788 in several New York State newspapers […]

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Welcome To The Virtual Center For The Study Of The Constitution! 03-20-2013

March 20, 2013

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Photo: Coloring Page of Yankee Doodle Dandy by E. age:5 Please join the H.O.R.N. family and Dr. Bill O’Brien in our virtual classroom where history isn’t a lecture, but a conversation so vivid you’ll feel as if you’re hearing the men and women speaking to you about what’s affecting their lives and their hopes for […]

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Titanic Tuesday…What’s Going On With North Korea? 03-19-2013

March 19, 2013

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Because I’m a curious person, I read things that make me wonder if folks are so bored with their lives that they have to go and take their frustrations out on everyone else.  The video that accompanies this story over at Huff Post World  is just insane!  “North Korea has produced another video showing the […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The Constitution…LIVE! 4-6 pm ET 03-19-2013

March 19, 2013

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Please join the H.O.R.N. family and Dr. Bill O’Brien in our virtual classroom where history isn’t a lecture, but a conversation so vivid you’ll feel as if you’re hearing the men and women speaking to you about what’s affecting their lives and their hopes for the future from the annals of history written by their […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The Constitution…LIVE! 3-5 pm ET 03-18-2013

March 18, 2013

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Please join the H.O.R.N. family and Dr. Bill O’brien in our virtual classroom where history isn’t a lecture, but a conversation so vivid you’ll feel as if you’re hearing the men and women speaking to you about what’s affecting their lives and their hopes for the future from the annals of history written by their […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The American Constitution…LIVE! 4-6 pm ET 03-14-2013

March 14, 2013

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Please join the H.O.R.N. family and Dr. Bill O’brien in our virtual classroom where history isn’t a lecture, but a conversation so vivid you’ll feel as if you’re hearing the men and women speaking to you about what’s affecting their lives and their hopes for the future from the annals of history written by their […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The American Constitution…LIVE! 4-6 pm ET 03-13-2013

March 13, 2013

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Please join the H.O.R.N. family and Dr. Bill O’brien in our virtual classroom where history isn’t a lecture, but a conversation so vivid you’ll feel as if you’re hearing the men and women speaking to you about what’s affecting their lives and their hopes for the future from the annals of history written by their […]

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The Virtual Center For The Study Of The American Constitution 03-12-2013

March 12, 2013

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What we think we know could fit into a thimble and still have room to grow!  There is so much we miss about history and those who were instrumental in how America became the country we now know.  The price we’ve paid to be where we are in the present and where the roads that […]

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