A Link for Our Future: An Independence Day Address to the People of South Carolina

An address presented at the Take the Flag Down South Carolina Unity Festival, held upon the South Carolina State House Grounds on Independence Day 2015 I stand before you, honored and humbled that you would hear my words. If I have a title worth mentioning, it is “father of a young South Carolinian.” Today I […]

On the Fourth of July, A Look at Some of the Freedoms Southern States and Conservatives Have Opposed

It’s America’s birthday.  The day when millions of people grill, spend time at the lake, probably drink a little too much and set off some fireworks (with safety in mind, of course). Well, that’s what I’ll be doing. And as we all know, when it comes to “patriotism,” conservatives seem to believe that they’re the only true […]