The Party of Travel Planners…Or Tour Guides?

Sarah Palin has been getting a lot of flack recently. Flack for her TV show. Flack for her daughter being on dancing with the stars. Flack for going against the Republican establishment. Now flack comes with the job of being a public figure involved in politics. And often the pundits and political leaders disking out … Continue reading The Party of Travel Planners…Or Tour Guides?

Adnan Barqawi, Ronald Reagan, and America

Just this past Saturday, the Republican Party of Virginia held its State Convention to nominate its candidates for the 2009 Virginia Gubernatorial race. During the convention, the party delegates heard from all of its candidates, shinning among them their candidate for Governor, Bob McDonnell. There was even an appearance made by Sean Hannity. Later in … Continue reading Adnan Barqawi, Ronald Reagan, and America

The Lincoln Standard – Looking Upon His Like Again

Stephen Samuel Wise in 1914 was asked to give a speech commemorating Lincoln’s birthday. The speech turned out to be one of lasting importance due to Wise’s incredible oratory abilities. Reading over his speech, I was struck not only by Wise's rhetorical abilities, but by his observations of human tendency. He stated, “Instead of following … Continue reading The Lincoln Standard – Looking Upon His Like Again

America’s Strength of Diversity

Getting home from the wedding late last night, I proceeded to join millions of American in watching the opening ceremony of the Olympic games. I was disappointed to realize that I had missed the United States athletes entering the stadium. Curious to find out how they looked and even curious as to who became the … Continue reading America’s Strength of Diversity