Many have made the ultimate sacrifice for us to live in freedom. Do not squander it. Do not sell it cheaply. Let us strive to be worthy of their sacrifice. This is what we owe them, that and our everlasting gratitude.
There will be no shortage negative of ads and personal attacks in the coming months. Conservatism has so much more to offer America than that.
Of course if you're reading this, you've chosen the web as at least one source of conservative information. Needless to say, there is a wide range, both in subject matter and quality, of blogs.
Some people are blessed with skills of oratory, some are natural leaders, and some others have charisma. I was blessed with a certain skill in writing and design. There was really one avenue that I felt offered me my best chance to communicate my love of things like capitalism, Americanism, and personal freedom—a year ago this week I started this blog.
South Carolina is now in the record books. Trump is once again the winner, despite dredging up Code Pink’s talking points against George W. Bush, and despite a dust-up with the Pope. Cruz has fallen to third and Rubio is back on track after the New Hampshire debacle. Jeb is out of the race. Believe it or not, that is how the process is supposed to work.
Conservatism is the belief that our founding principles when held and applied, keep America strong and her people free.
Way back in April, I wrote a two-part essay asking the question: Is America Really Free? I believe these two posts define one of the central themes of this blog. Unfortunately, Liberty Relearned was but a fledgling wog of a blog, without many followers to read them at the time. I really think they're worth re-posting as sort of a "best of" look back at 2015. Here are key excerpts from both. Hope you enjoy!