Celebrating Reagan

Today, America celebrates the birth anniversary of the man who would become the greatest American leader of the 20th century; a man who remains the leader by which all his successors are measured. Happy Birthday to Ronald Wilson Reagan, the man who led the Reagan Revolution, defeated the Soviet Union, won the Cold War, ushered in … Continue reading Celebrating Reagan

Reagan To The Rescue

On July 17, 1980, at the Republican National Convention in Detroit, Ronald Reagan accepted the Republican Presidential nomination. Today, the 35th anniversary of that occasion is a fitting opportunity to watch the speech and read the transcript of his address to the delegates of that convention. Reagan's election to the presidency changed the direction of America, putting … Continue reading Reagan To The Rescue

Reagan tells Gorbachev: Tear Down This Wall!

28 years ago today, Ronald Reagan put the final nail in the Soviet Union's coffin. With a speech to commemorate the 750th anniversary of Berlin on June 12, 1987 in front of divided Germany's Berlin Wall and Brandenburg Gate he spoke to a huge crowd of West Germans who lived in prosperous freedom, while on the … Continue reading Reagan tells Gorbachev: Tear Down This Wall!

The Freedom Trio

In honor of May Day, a salute to those who gave so much for the cause of freedom, leading humanity toward a brighter future of freedom and liberty. Ronald Reagan - February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004 Pope Saint John Paul II (Karol Józef Wojtyła) - 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005 Margaret Thatcher - 13 October 1925 – … Continue reading The Freedom Trio

Word Of The Day: Megalomania

meg·a·lo·ma·nia noun \ˌme-gə-lō-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\ : a condition or mental illness that causes people to think that they have great or unlimited power or importance. 1:  a mania for great or grandiose performance 2:  a delusional mental disorder that is marked by feelings of personal omnipotence and grandeur We are led by a man convinced (in spite … Continue reading Word Of The Day: Megalomania

Historical Precedent for Failure

President Obama has inevitably seen both his popularity and reputation decline, as his inept, and badly bungled policies and initiatives create and exacerbate problems both foreign and domestic. It would be entirely reasonable for someone who takes a serious and critical look at current events to conclude the following: “The president lives in the world of make-believe where … Continue reading Historical Precedent for Failure

The Great Seal of the United States – June 20, 1782

(HT Bill Bennett) The Great Seal of the United States, which you’ll find on the back of every one dollar bill, is our nation’s official emblem. Adopted on June 20, 1782, it’s full of symbols that have specific meanings about values the Founders wanted to pass on to each generation. The front of the Great … Continue reading The Great Seal of the United States – June 20, 1782

Margaret Thatcher 1925 – 2013

Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of Great Britain and the United Kingdom from 1979-1990 died Monday, April 8, 2013 following a stroke. Thatcher, born on October 13, 1925, implemented economic policies that restored Great Britain's economy which had been devastated by long-term stagnation following imposition of socialist policies and the rise of labor unions after World War … Continue reading Margaret Thatcher 1925 – 2013

Remembering Reagan

America and the world lost Ronald Reagan on this day in 2004. In honor of his memory, I have included the full text of Ronald Reagan's 1964 speech, "A Time For Choosing." Americans will always remember Reagan's leadership, his patriotism and his honor with love and admiration. His example guides us even to this day, … Continue reading Remembering Reagan

America Loses A Great Mind

Judge Robert Bork, one of America's greatest jurists and most well-respected legal minds, died today at the age of 85. Bork, who was nominated for a position on the Supreme Court in 1987 by President Reagan was blocked by Liberals in the Democrat-controlled Senate, led by the former lover of Mary Jo Kopechne, Senator Ted Kennedy. Bork … Continue reading America Loses A Great Mind

American Greatness Personified – Ronald Reagan

Today would have been Ronald Reagan's 103rd birthday. Born in 1911, Reagan witnessed the transition of a quiet, isolated nation into the world super power she would become. When his time came in 1980, he would take the helm and defeat her greatest foreign threat, and lead her into an age of power, prosperity and philanthropy which … Continue reading American Greatness Personified – Ronald Reagan