Tag Archives: Patrick Henry
Marco Rubio speaking

Statesmen Don’t Lay Low

Well, it looks like we’ve got another Vice-presidential hopeful – or could that possibly be someone just doing his duty? “To speak up or not to speak up?” Newly-elected Florida Senator Marco Rubio, according to headlines, is “stepping into the spotlight on debt fight.” Rubio was advised to lay low for a while, not to […]

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St. John's Church

Is your life more valuable than liberty?

236 years ago today, Patrick Henry delivered his famous “Liberty or Death” speech at the second Virginia Convention. The interesting thing about this speech – his most famous one – is that it was totally unplanned. He had no notes, no rehearsed phrases or planned anecdotes. Nothing but a heart and mind on fire for […]

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