He'd decry political parties, appreciate term limits, and value humility and optimism. [...]
There is still no higher standard than America’s first, since he shaped the executive office into what it is today. It is interesting to compare how George Washington conducted himself as president versus Barack Hussein Obama. [...]
In the New Your Times online edition, yesterday (01 Oct, 2011) "Seeking Taxes, Romney Went After Business" (by Michael Barbaro) appeared, highlighting some of the ways Governor Romney's administration went about closing deficits in the Massachusetts state budget.
The basis of the article is that Romney went after "loopholes" that businesses in the state enjoyed and both Romney and most of the Democrats claimed was not right and not fair. To me, this points out one of the greatest issues wit [...]
Gandhi and Nehru together in 1929
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." - Mahatma Gandhi
When you combine this idea with George Washington's warning against putting party before country, well it's not too hard to see that as a nation, the United States has veered dramatically from the course our founding father's set for the it.
They created a nice plan, including rules to run the government with, and the people we have elected, or allowe [...]
A couple of fine examples of political games have been seen in the last week.
Last week, President Obama decided that he should give his newest "jobs" speech on Wednesday, 07 Sept., 2011 to a joint house of Congress. "Yeah, so?" you thought to yourself. "What's so important about that date?" (more…) [...]
What do you want from Americas Next President as far as freedom and liberty?
George Washington addressed personal liberty and national freedom in his farewell address by saying...
Picture of Washington's original farewell address in his handwriting
"The unity of government which constitutes you one people, is also now dear to you. It is justly so. For it is the main pillar in the edifice of your real independence, the support of your tranquility at home, your peace abroad, of your [...]