I’m not a fan of New Year resolutions. Why? Three reasons:
600 years before the Roman Empire ruled from the moors of Britain to the sands of Egypt, it’s predecessor, the Roman Republic, was almost destroyed. In 458 B.C. The neighboring Aequians attacked Rome—and the army sent to defend the fledgling city-state quickly found itself surrounded.
The city panicked. The Senate decided [...]
Last week I visited the Pea Ridge National Military Park where 26,000 soldiers fought to decide the fate of Missouri during the Civil War. The park is the most intact Civil War Battlefield in the country—if you’re ever in the area, it’s well worth a visit.
I’ve toured quite [...]
I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.
John F. Kennedy
50 years ago today, John F. Kennedy charged congress—and the nation—with the most [...]
Federal holidays are funny. They’re always set up with a specific purpose in mind, but people tend to do whatever they want with them. And I think that’s just fine. Honestly, I’m in that boat most of the time.
Take Memorial Day for example. Originally conceived to honor [...]
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