Touro in the Shadow of Cairo
Obama will be speaking to the Islamic world from Cairo, Egypt. The Washington Times reported on some of the spin and the criticism surrounding this speech in Obama’s speech in Egypt to reach out to Muslims. Elliott Abrams’ concerns regarding the struggle of some Egyptians for freedom are important to note. Ayman Nour has refused to attend the speech. On May 9th, I read this | Read More »
Leadership: Resolve and Fortitude and Perseverance In The Face of All Odds
There is a fine line between realism and pessimism, between facing a situation with courage or facing a situation with gloom. I know as well as anyone else that things are difficult. Our family has already been directly and badly hit by D.C. policies. Our heritage as Americans is one of resolve and fortitude and perseverance in the face of all odds. It is one | Read More »
Another Entertainer Shows Historical Ignorance
Rob Thomas, singer/songwriter and front man for the band Matchbox 20, has successfully proven an old adage: Don’t Keep quiet and let people think you’re a fool. Open your mouth and remove all doubt. He has also shown us all that the American system of education is in pretty sorry shape. But, one thing is sure, Mr. Thomas “feels good” about himself, so he’s got | Read More »
American Principles Project: Winning on Principle
A few weeks ago phineas gage commented at Be John Galt, Conservatism does not need to be reinvented. It needs to be remembered. Well, today I am excited to introduce to you the American Principles Project, launched Thursday, May 28th, at a press conference by Robert P. George, J.D., D.Phil., the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Founder and Director of the James Madison Program in | Read More »
“The Embattled Farmers Stood…
And fired the shot heard round the world… April 19, 1775 What made the farmers fight in 1775?
Paul Ryan – here’s the problem.
Thanks to HotAir for noticing this first! Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconson said “Now, that I know — which I didn’t at the time — that this is unconstitutional, I wouldn’t have voted the same way”. He blamed his lack of knowledge for the speed with which the measure was written and introduced. “Nobody had time to review it,” Ryan said. I have two MAJOR problems | Read More »
No Isolated Incident: Why Was the Boston Massacre so Shocking?
You may heave heard of the saying “nature abhors a vacuum”? In essence, it means that once something disappears nature quickly fills the hole left behind. Well, in history there is another axiom about “vacuums.” It is that nothing occurs in one. In this short piece, we’ll take a moment to find out why the Boston Massacre was one of the final straws that severed | Read More »
I live in Austin, TX and I found this site some months ago when I was looking for some back up information to have as comfort, sanity and shield from liberal family members and coworkers. I also dound the quotes below as well as others, but these make the point. Our founders and friends are amazingly eloquent just as many of you are. I believe | Read More »
Peace Through Strength
“Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of The Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise; and in this sense and to this extent our civilization and our institutions are emphatically Christian… this is a Christian nation”. United States Supreme Court, 1892 There are certain defining principles which dictate human behavior and determine the | Read More »
Where is Your Common Sense, America?
Thomas Paine speaks to this generation! He is good (New York accent aside, the real Paine would have had an English accent!). This guy is passionate and spot on in his commentary.