Entries Categorized as 'liberty'
July 4, 2011
“Independence forever!” is the toast that John Adams, our second president, gave on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Coincidentally and maybe fittingly, that was also the day he died at the age of 91.
John and Abigail Adams
I so love John and Abigail Adams! The letters they exchanged during the days of the [...]
January 8, 2011
Our Saturday had started out so great. We were relaxing at home drinking really good coffees, watching a great old movie, and playing on Facebook. Then we heard the news that something terrible had happened in Tucson, Arizona — a mass shooting with multiple deaths and injuries — and one of the victims [...]
January 4, 2011
Courageous. Principled. Frugal. At least that’s what we expect to get from our newly elected ‘Tea Party’ Congress set to take office on January 5th. One of the nifty results of the Tea Party’s success in November is that House Republicans from this 112th Congress plan to read The Constitution aloud [...]
December 21, 2010
Imagine a future where the internet is governed by a bunch of un-elected bureaucrats who attempt to regulate its inner workings. Well, today became that future.
Net Neutrality: the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new regulations today which set guidelines for internet providers — a certain slippery slope with progressives feverishly looking for [...]
December 13, 2010
This morning, during the signing ceremony for the ‘Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act’ - a law that will subsidize and regulate what children eat before school, at lunch, after school, and during summer vacations in federally funded school-based feeding programs - Michelle Obama said this on deciding what American children should eat:
“We can’t just leave [...]
November 12, 2010
It’s happened again. This time a school in California has asked for 13-year-old Cody Alicea to remove the American flag on the back of his bike because they fear the American flag aggravates the racial tensions escalating at the middle school where he attends. Cody says he’s had the flag on the [...]
November 3, 2010
In election 2010, “We the People” said to Obama: we don’t like or want your Chicago thuggery, soft socialism-style of governance; we want the spending to STOP; we want real JOB creation; we want the Bush tax cuts permanent; we want the Constitution to prevail — yes, that Constitution.
The result? [...]
November 2, 2010
Well it’s here: our ‘rendezvous with destiny’. And I’m going to enjoy every moment, aren’t you? We were called extremists, racists, unhinged, unpatriotic, and mobsters by those whose power went to their heads. They hate us.
“Power has been trapped, abused and exploited by Democrats. Go to the ballot box and put [...]
October 21, 2010
Have you seen this new TV ad put out by Citizens Against Government Waste? It’s stunning to me. Trust me. This ad will either scare you, shock you, make you angry, or all of the above.
Beijing, China 2030 AD
Effective don’t you think? ‘Chinese Professor’ accurately points out that the [...]
July 4, 2010
Today our country is 234 years old and in spite of the ‘fundamental transformation’ that has been painfully straining us over the last 18 months, there are some things ‘on being American’ that even he can’t ruin!
One thing in particular that Barack Obama can’t quench is that joyful American spirit in full display [...]