travel

Cry Witch!

The polished wood gleams in the glow of flickering candles. It’s nighttime, and little moonlight breaks through the circular window panes in their cream-colored frames. Several dozen visitors have gathered in the courtroom of Colonial Williamsburg‘s dull-red brick Capitol building to serve as the jury in a recreated trial of Grace Sherwood, the “Virginia witch”.… Read More Cry Witch!

travel

War in the West

America is a nation built on the foundation of great ideas.  But great ideas can be difficult to live out.  This is true today, as we move further and further from the time when ideas like individual liberty and limited government were debated and developed from Congresses to coffeehouses.  But it was also true then. … Read More War in the West

culture

Reston Tea Party

I am happy to announce that I’ll be MCing the Reston Tax Day Tea Party, Lord willing. When: Wednesday, April 15th, 6:30-8:30pm Where: Lake Anne Village Center Plaza 1609 Washington Plaza Reston, Virginia If you’ll be in northern Virginia, I hope you’ll join us in the middle of the square. If you will not be… Read More Reston Tea Party

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RPV v. Bloggers

Considering the way my friends were treated, I’m sure glad that I decided weeks ago that travelling to Hot Springs for the Republican Party of Virginia’s annual “Advance” wouldn’t be worth the opportunity costs. It’s not really a surprise that there was no bloggers row or any effort to accommodate bloggers. But it is fairly… Read More RPV v. Bloggers