"I must study politics and war so that my sons may have liberty - liberty to study mathmatics and philosophy, geography natural history... In order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music and architecture..." paraphrasing John Adams in a letter to his wife Abigail. The full quote can be found here.
The West finds itself at a crossroads. America finds herself at a crossroads. Decisions made now will effect generations to come. I pray we choose wisely, with conviction as a country, and lead those who will come along with strength, endurance and integrity.
I hope that this blog serves as a vehicle to refine my thinking and to contribute to the discussion about our nation's future. The generations before us have built a great democracy. It must be defended and preserved, such that freedom can be expanded to those who live without freedom, and to our generations to come.