Archive for December, 2013

posted by Writer on Dec 25

streets-trentonAt the battle of Trenton, “There emerges a picture of the American soldier as a more strongly committed fighter for his cause of freedom and liberty than the professional Hessian soldier whose only interest was the booty victory brought.” Jack E. Levin author of George Washington: The Crossing (1)

1776 was a rough year for the Colonists. Everything that could go wrong, did. During the war General Nathaniel Greene is noted for saying; “We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Writer on Dec 20

Patrick HenryIs life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!Patrick Henry March 23, 1775 Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Writer on Dec 8

marsha1War forces us to examine the very foundations of life itself.” Dr. Peter Marshall

A friend of mine who enjoys a distinguished career in the military told me a while back that the U.S. military is at war, while the rest of America is at the mall. How sad. Read the rest of this entry »