President George Washington’s First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789*

Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and of the┬áHouse of Representatives: Among the vicissitudes incident to life no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of which the notification was transmitted by your order, and received on the 14th day of the present month. On the one hand, I was summoned by my country,Continue reading “President George Washington’s First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789*”

“It’s the optics of the matter…”

Optics are important. Everywhere you look you need to see some sort of beauty. It’s the aesthetics that really count nowadays. From a theater or a worship center to the backdrop of a Presidential news conference, optics are important. But optics are not just about what people see around you or what you are wearing,Continue reading ““It’s the optics of the matter…””

Independence Day

Today is July 4th, a day that we celebrate here in the United States as the day we won our independence from England. As I read earlier on Facebook, it is our “Brexit” that took place 240 years ago! It is a day filled with family, food, fireworks, and fun. It is a day thatContinue reading “Independence Day”