The face in the etching stares directly at the viewer. The light reflected on the subject’s full cheeks gives him an almost childlike look. But the sad eyes, and the lines above them, make him appear older than he is. Rembrandt Leaning on a Stone Wall, a self-portrait etched when the artist was in his… Read More Rembrandt the Etcher at the MFA
Earlier this month, I enjoyed the honor of MC’ing the Northern Virginia Tea Party Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. I was delighted to give a speech thanking these wonderful Americans willing to dedicate some of their precious leisure time to restoring our federal government to its proper limited role. Here’s a clip from my closing comments. I… Read More NoVa Tea Party Volunteer Banquet
November 10 is the birthday of the United States Marine Corps. Thanks for standing on the wall! Interested in more about the U.S. Marine Corps? You might enjoy: Close-Order Drill Combat Water Survival Martial Arts “They’re the Best!” Witches v. Marines Leslie CarboneLifestyle Blogger | Travel Buff | Time‘s 2006 Person of the Year RedditShareTweetPin
Thursday promises to be a good day for Slaying Leviathan. I start the day with a 6 a.m. (PST) appearance on KVI 570 AM’s Kirby Wilbur Show in Seattle. If you’re not in Washington state, you can listen online here. Then at 6 p.m. (EST), my fabulous former employer, Accuracy In Academia, is hosting an… Read More “Slaying Leviathan” Events on Thursday
A year has passed since former President George Bush 43, former treasury czar Hank Paulson, and their band of plunderers in Congress foisted the unConstitutional bank bail-out on an unwilling American public. And it has been the most encouraging year I can remember since Ronald Reagan restored economic prosperity, brought Soviet tyranny to its knees,… Read More Defending the American Dream
I am happy to announce that my book Slaying Leviathan: The Moral Case for Tax Reform has been released. This post contains affiliate links. For more information, click here. You can order it here. Leslie CarboneLifestyle Blogger | Travel Buff | Time‘s 2006 Person of the Year RedditShareTweetPin
I enjoyed the great honor of addressing this year’s Independence Day Tea Party on Capitol Hill. It was a thrill to see so many families sacrificing part of the July 4 holiday to restore America’s founding ideal of limited government and moral taxation. Event organizer Lisa Miller has posted part of my speech. I hope… Read More Speech to the Washington, D.C., Tea Party
The Washington, D.C., Tea Party today was a fabulous success! I’d say there were around 2,000 passionate patriots there. Unfortunately, something went wrong with my video, so I can’t post my speech. However, I also sent a video message to the Birmingham Tea Party, since I couldn’t accept their kind invitation to speak live. I… Read More Fourth of July Tea Party in Washington, D.C.