Personal Freedom – Business Freedom (Veteran’s Day)

boots on  the groundIt seems appropriate to honor military veterans on this day here in America, because Veteran’s Day is about giving tribute to veterans of foreign wars. The military has long been the most admired political institution in American life, and for good reason: it’s the military we can thank for our freedom as Americans, for without the veterans who have fought to protect that freedom, it wouldn’t be there to enjoy. And why did they have to fight? [Read more…]

The Rise Of Oppression And The Decline Of Freedom In America

Stars and stripesAny long time observer of the American political class has to be increasingly distressed by the rise of oppression in this country that has resulted in the dramatic decline in our freedoms and liberties. Many Americans assume that just because they vote every few years, they are still living in a free country. [Read more…]

The Real Voice of America

Stars and stripesNovember 19, 1863 – Four and a half months following the defeat of the Confederate forces at the Battle of Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln stood at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and delivered one of the most influential speeches in American history. It was there that he reminded all Americans of the principles upon which our country was founded. [Read more…]