Missing the Mark and Meaning of the Revolution

| May 13, 2012

These days I continue to be amazed at the lack of understanding of the American public, in general, regarding the causes and reasons for the American Revolution. Ask anyone you meet, “Why did we seek independence for England in the American Revolution?” And invariably you will get one of two answers; 1) taxation or 2) […]

Government Bloat – A History Lesson

| December 16, 2010

As a student of history I am continually amazed at the lessons available to us, and just how history is replete with quotations, statements and the like which we would do well to consider applying to our daily lives. I know I’ve quoted him before, but George Santayana’s words are very applicable to today, and […]

Trust A Politician? NEVER!

| December 1, 2010

To even the most cursory observers of American history the change experienced within American politics and government has resulted in a major transformation of the federal government, our views of the Constitution and our tendencies when voting. Much is said today about the character (or lack of), honesty (or lack of), integrity (or lack of), […]

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