Happy Independence Day 2021!

  I’ve been thinking about the July 4th holiday for weeks before today.  We are not back to normal after COVID-19 but getting there.  I am also glad we are almost six months removed from the painful events of January 6.  Hopefully, time and true patriotism will heal this wound. It is worth remembering that […]

The Courage Of Our Founding Fathers

As we get set to celebrate another Independence Day here in the United States, we should rightfully pay tribute the obvious courage that had to be exhibited by our Founding Fathers 236 years ago. Many of these men had much to lose and only marginal personal benefits to gain by signing the Declaration of Independence. They were already part of the established social and economic order and for the most part were beneficiaries of the existing system. In fact, although we often hear about the select few who rose to historical prominence, most of the others suffered great personal hardship as a result of their decision.