What Will You Tolerate?

“We have abundant reason to rejoice, that in this land the light of truth and reason have triumphed over the power of bigotry and superstition…” ~ George Washington, letter to New Jerusalem Church of Baltimore, 27 January 1793 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Washington might have declared victory too soon. It seems like the light of truth and reason […]

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Liar Liar Pants on Fire

“Associate yourself with Men of good Quality if you Esteem your own Reputation; for ‘**tis better to be alone than in bad Company**.” ~ George Washington, copy of *Rules of Civility* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Integrity used to mean something. Heck, George Washington was so concerned about making sure he always did what was right that he spent […]

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Meddling Matters

“Our detached and distant situation invites and enables us to pursue a different course. If we remain one people under an efficient government, the period is not far off when we may defy material injury from external annoyance; when we may take such an attitude as will cause the neutrality we may at any time […]

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True Equality

Generally means we all get the same rights and privileges…..go figure. “Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for the profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men. Therefore, the people alone have an incontestible, unalienable, and […]

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