About Me

Dave Benner speaks regularly in Minnesota on topics related to the United States Constitution, founding principles, and United States history...

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Buy Compact of the Republic

Dave's book makes the case for the compact view of the union, and throws a wrench into the wheel of contemporary legal thought...

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Media

Dave writes for the Tenth Amendment Center, and has appeared in local publications, television, and radio interviews...

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sonsofliberty

History Channel’s “Sons of Liberty” vs. Reality

History Channel’s “Sons of Liberty” was an excellent opportunity to tell the tale of the events that drove Massachusetts against the crown, setting the stage for independence. Unfortunately, it is a highly fictionalized account that gets much wrong. It is filled with myths, dramatized character assassinations, false hyperbole, and relevant omissions. Ultimately, it is a program that seems to provide entertainment rather than to shed light on important historical events.

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