The return of George Washington, 1787

David Hackett Fischer’s extraordinary Washington’s Crossing tells the story of how George Washington turned a rag-tag group of untrained guerrilla fighters into the Continental Army and then led it to the defeat of the strongest army in the world, establishing … Continue reading

Quote of the Day — George Washington on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself. They are the American people’s liberty teeth and keystone under independence. … Every corner of this land knows firearms, and more than 99 99/100 percent of them by their silence indicate … Continue reading