31 December 2011 0 Comments

George Washington’s Letter to the Jews

The quintessential American writes the quintessential letter of religious tolerance. George Washington was not a scholar, academic or philosopher; he was a leader, a practical man who created American Exceptionalism This is a beautiful letter and the authentic decency of George Washington shines through “To Bigotry No Sanction, to Persecution No Assistance” George Washington’s Letter […]

14 December 2011 0 Comments

Day of Public Thanksgiving and Prayer: George Washington’s Proclamation and Short History

A Short History of Thanksgiving Observance A Proclamation Signed in Script Type by George Washington Appearing in The Massachusetts Centinel of October 14, 1789. In many ways, American Thanksgiving is like the Biblical Pesach. Thanksgiving is the oldest and continuously observed American holy day just as Pesach is oldest, continuously observed Biblical holy day. Both […]

16 October 2011 0 Comments

American Religious Tolerance George Washington and American Exceptionalism

“To Bigotry No Sanction, to Persecution No Assistance” George Washington’s Letter to the Jews of Newport, Rhode Island (1790) The sentiments of George Washington, the indispensable man, are widely, nearly universally as far as I can tell, shared by Americans and America has delivered safety and prosperity to Jews as no other nation has; America […]

20 September 2011 0 Comments

Steve Welch Not The Guy Part 2: SpecterRepublican Establishment’s Candidate

Steve Welch does not connect and thinks Establishment support is more important than voter support. We will remember that for years and years, the Establishment supported Arlen Specter, an UltraLiberal Democrat masquerading as a Republican. The Republican Establishment Misled Us Once; Will They Fool Us Again? 2012 Senatorial Candidate Mark Scaringi makes some telling points […]