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 Pillars of Our Republic

As I was going through and doing some of my daily reading yesterday, I came across an article that sparked some thought and reflection. The article was written as a tribute to Rush Limbaugh on his twentieth anniversary of broadcasting by former NRA president Sandy Froman. What caught my attention was the opening remark which … Continue reading The Pillars of Our Republic

Images and George Washington

I wonder sometimes if we today in the United States actually possess an accurate image of who the Founding Fathers were and what they believed. Probably though one founder who is closest in image to reality is George Washington. But even then, I believe we view an image that suffers pale colors from years of … Continue reading Images and George Washington

"Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor"

Who among us know the names and stories of men like John Hart and Francis Lewis. Most know the names of Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin. Many also know that these men where among the Fifty-six men who signed the Declaration of Independence. What most don’t know though is that Francis Lewis and John Hart … Continue reading "Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor"