Carol Platt Liebau: Getting Ready for the Fourth

Monday, July 03, 2006

Getting Ready for the Fourth

First, get ready to come participate in the JP Blecksmith Memorial 5K.

After you've done that, there are a couple of pieces you won't want to overlook:

A little something on George Washington here;

Over at Real Clear Politics, Senator Jon Kyl writes on Benjamin Franklin here;

and a great piece on John Witherspoon here (as the piece points out, he is unfairly overlooked -- he's a former president of Princeton and, yes, Reese Witherspoon's ancestor).


Blogger Steve said...

Why I'm not a patriot:

6:00 PM  
Blogger Greg said...

I'll give you this, Steve. At least you had the courage of your convictions and left the America you came to hate.

I encourage all who agree with Steve - that America is a hateful, war-mongering country creeping toward a twisted facism - to be as true to yourselves as Steve has been to himself.

The rest of us can then enjoy our hard-earned and protected freedoms in peace without having to be called names.

9:59 AM  

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