From Slavery to Freedom

He was eight years old, sometime in the early 1800s, when he was sent to Baltimore to live with a ship carpenter named Mr. Hugh Auld. As Frederick Douglass wrote in his Narrative, “Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway to all my subsequent prosperity.” But what happened in Baltimore … Continue reading From Slavery to Freedom

The Progressive Paradigm & American Politics – An Essay

"We cannot know history without understanding some of the extensive, underlying threads that weave in and out of its broad tapestry. One thread that has been a constant throughout history is Progressivism, which has manifested in various forms such as conservation, the redistribution of wealth (a.k.a. “Social Justice” or collective salvation), equality (a.k.a. fairness) liberalism, … Continue reading The Progressive Paradigm & American Politics – An Essay

Stop Your Complaining!

Who would’ve thought that this little, seemingly insignificant county had such a rich, admirable heritage? Few things open our eyes to our latent potential more than a candid look at our history; and now, after touring the Round House, I am certain of the true, innate, God-given greatness in every one of us when I … Continue reading Stop Your Complaining!