Category Archives: George Washington

Was George Washington petty?

In response to Jay Bookman’s article on George Washington on President’s Day, February 16, 2015, I wrote the following words:  (The link to Bookman’s article on Washington can be found here:  http://jaybookman.blog.ajc.com/2015/02/16/even-the-warts-on-american-history-are-a-beautiful-thing/ MaryElizabethSings:  “What truly is sanctimonious is judging Washington to … Continue reading

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In Praise of America and Her Founders, as July 4th Nears, Once Again

In commemoration of the founding of America, on July 4, 1776, I thought that my words on July 2nd, in response to another poster on an Atlanta Journal-Constitution blog, were especially apt in honoring our nation and her founders, as … Continue reading

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What Is Strength?

The following remarks were made by “Mary Elizabeth” on a  journalist’s blog from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on November 2, 2012. The post explores what authentic strength entails. ========================================== “Portraying oneself as ‘principled without engaging in compromise’ has never been real … Continue reading

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