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  • For information on the classes call John Jay at 330-692-2001 or Tab Bailey at

    Salem News

  • I view it more as the reincarnation of Publius (aka John Jay, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton), whose anonomous pamphlets included some of the best debates of whether this nation should be a federation.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • We have had the benefit of commentators such as John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison writing in The Federalist Papers at the Nation’s very inception, the benefit of astute foreign observers of our system such as 453 U.S.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Resolving the Goldsmith Contradiction:

  • John Jay wrote of his fear that “our conduct should confirm the tory maxim ‘that men are incapable of governing themselves.’”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • That November, after Congress had begun construction of a navy and of coastal fortifications to protect the United States in the event of war with Britain, John Jay negotiated a treaty with Great Britain to resolve problems created by the Peace of Paris and the wars of the French Revolution.

    Between War and Peace

  • The men representing the United States—Benjamin Franklin in France, John Jay in Spain, and John Adams in the Netherlands—were never able to correspond quickly or safely with Congress; they remained in the awkward position of trying to act in the best interests of the United States while soliciting loans from and listening to the advice of their allies.

    Between War and Peace

  • Antonio Bastardo issued the free pass to John Jay, who moved to second on a sacrifice bunt.

    St Louis Cardinals v Philadelphia Phillies - live! | David Lengel

  • Ryan Theriot doubles home a run, John Jay singles to right scoring Molina, and viola, it's a new ballgame.

    St Louis Cardinals v Philadelphia Phillies - live! | David Lengel

  • Lee is no match for Theriot though, whose two out double pays dividends when John Jay sneeks a single to left, driving in the tying run.

    St Louis Cardinals v Philadelphia Phillies - live! | David Lengel

  • John Jay, which was not long ago known as "Thug School" (Lately I've heard eighth-graders call it "the segregated school.") has long been forsaken by neighbors in its affluent part of town and the NYC DOE (New York City Department of Education) who took not nearly enough interest in a building with chipping paint, non-operational toilets and metal detectors at the entrance.

    Michele Somerville: Should Churches Be Permitted To Worship On Public School Premises?

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