This picture is from when I visited the Monument to the Forefathers in Plymouth, Massachusetts. We should all be inspired that they were willing to labor, sacrifice, and suffer for the cause of civil and religious liberty. Wouldn't they be surprised to see what we've turned it into today!
There's a line in America the Beautiful that goes, "Who more than self, their Country loved." A group of people cared about loving their neighbors and communities and crowned their good with brotherhood. Yet, today our Country is marred with selfishness and violence while political parties care more about grasping power than doing right.Read More
Politics has become a dirty business. We have all heard plenty of news stories of elected officials involved in scandals, adultery and illegal behavior sending them to prison. There is an old line, “What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?” With all the political nastiness, many wonder why a decent person would enter such a vicious arena. The reason is simple. I love my country, I love my family and I care enough about both to commit my life to preserving that for which our founding fathers lived and died.
Our loyalty must lie with the principles that made our nation strong. We must stand for the Constitution, limited government, and personal responsibility. Many office holders have let us down because they forgot to put those ideals ahead of their own political self-interest. People become disillusioned because they see people run on one set of values only to morph into different people once they become mired in the slime of big money and beholden to the lobbyists. We owe it to our country to change those people. We all have a role to play in our own spheres of influence. Stay with me and you will see that at least one person is capable of putting principles over politics. Together, let’s improve the state we’re in!