Tag: College Republicans

Significant Days

Students at Southeastern University—not to mention faculty and staff—have had a unique opportunity these past two days. It’s always tremendous when a university can bring in one prominent individual to speak, but it’s not usual to have speakers who have so much to offer arrive on consecutive days. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, former attorney general John Ashcroft gave an outstanding message in chapel for our Constitution Day commemoration, as well as a witty and wise question-and-answer session with students… Read more »

A 9/11 Remembrance and Reflection

On the morning of September 11th, 2001, I was on my way to Patrick Henry College where I was a professor of history. Before arriving at the college, I stopped at a gas station. One of the other customers came up to me and informed me in a rather vague way that a plane had hit a building in New York City. I have to admit that didn’t sound all that bad to me—I assumed it was a small plane, I… Read more »

The Lakeland Tea Party

The nature of my post will be a little different today. I just want to provide some local flavor from the Lakeland, Florida, Tea Party. I arrived about 6:00 p.m. and took the following picture of the gathering crowd downtown. Hundreds were present listening to the speakers. The lakeside setting was perfect. Republican candidate for Congress Dennis Ross was the final speaker. I’ve gotten to know Dennis a little; I’m impressed with his devotion to the Constitution and knowledge of the basic… Read more »