When the Scots-Irish came to this country, they brought their cultural eccentricities with them. Among these are cock-fighting and a eternal loathing for anyone who tries to tell them what they can or cannot do. These eccentricities are still evident in some parts of the deep south.To the Scots-Irish, fighting cocks represented their own heritage, [...]
Monthly Archive for September, 2009
Hello everyone! Things have been getting pretty crazy around here. This rain is a regular frog strangler! Needless to say, outdoor work has been at a minimum. I’m really looking forward to some cooler weather. I will be down at lovely Fort Benning Georgia for the next week, but I do have some posts scheduled. [...]
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A great testimony. I heard this the other day on my favorite radio show, Rick and Bubba, and had to pass it on.
Obama’s “back to school” speech has been interestingly, and appropriately, compared with the methods Adolf Hitler used to communicate his ideology to German young people. The entire script can be read here.Notice his impression that the government has the responsibility for setting high standards in education, “supporting teachers and principles”.Surprisingly, he does tell his audience [...]