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. [...]
"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
There are several quotes and writings in our history that support the idea that our Founding Fathers NEVER intended for government to be the end [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]