Let's Celebrate Substance

It's the Independence Day Holiday weekend.  And that means, it is time to celebrate another birthday of the freest nation in the world.  It is a time spent with friends and family.  Barbequing, drinks, and fireworks will all be a part of the magnificent display seen nationwide. But as the date gets nearer, it is important to remember the real reason we are celebrating.  From the first permanent settlement at Jamestown, to the Battles of Lexington and Concord, our ancestors all came here for one reason: Liberty.  It is important to note that without this belief, we would not be here today.  So, isn't it strange that we are doing exactly the opposite of what made us great?  Our freedom has been compromised by legislation like Obamacare, and other big government initiatives.  We are now trillions of dollars in debt. What happened to the ideas of self-reliance, individualism, and personal responsibility?  These are the ideas that shaped our...(Read Full Post)