July 12, 2010 | No comments
Our friends at the Sam Adams Alliance produce a worthwhile podcast called Engaging Democracy. Its most recent episode is of particular interest during this season of celebration of America’s founding in independence and liberty: Too often we think of our separation from … Read more>
July 3, 2010 | 3 comments
As I penned last year at this time, one of the best movies of all time is 1776, a musical about the signing of the Declaration of Independence, based on the Broadway hit. (If you haven’t seen it, … Read more>
April 5, 2010 | 1 comment
The liberals in Congress who rammed through the health care bill now have no hesitation in admitting its true intentions — redistribution of income and control of people and business. Now, they’re showing a willingness to admit their real motivations … Read more>
February 18, 2010 | No comments
Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council issued the letter below yesterday inviting conservatives to sign the Mount Vernon Statement, a proclamation in which the conservative movement reaffirms itself to America’s founding principles (see FRCBlog). A host of … Read more>
October 27, 2009 | 2 comments
Tonight, you are part of the largest crowd to ever attend a Family Foundation Gala. Thank you for joining us and for your support of our work.
Tonight is the first time that we have held our gala prior to … Read more>
July 2, 2009 | 1 comment
Today is the day that John Adams wrote would be our national day. For good reason. Today was the day in 1776 that the Continental Congress passed a certain Virginian’s resolution declaring independence from Great Britain.
Not Thomas Jefferson. … Read more>
June 25, 2009 | No comments
STATEMENT OF DELEGATE BOB MARSHALL, PATRON OF HB 1541, DURING THE 2003 SESSION OF THE VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The most fundamental purpose of government is to protect human lives. The court did that here.
It is telling that it was Virginia’s
July 3, 2008 | 1 comment
We are in a great location, if not a great space, in downtown Richmond, less than a block from perhaps Virginia’s most enduring landmark, its Jefferson designed capitol; and perhaps a mile yonder east in Church Hill, St. John’s Church, … Read more>
July 2, 2008 | 3 comments
It was today, in 1776, that the United States was born. The 13 soon-to-be states represented in the Continental Congress, voted unanimously (with New York abstaining) for Virginia’s resolution, introduced by Richard Henry Lee, that claimed:
These United Colonies are, and of