Orderly transfer of power — 2020*

"Inauguration Day Sunrise," by Geoff Livingston. Creative Commons license.

Every four years, I like to post the official picture of the outgoing and incoming presidents meeting in the oval office. This is a special time for our nation and nearly a religious experience for me. As I wrote more than twelve years ago: An amazing event is taking place: the orderly, peaceful transfer of… Continue reading Orderly transfer of power — 2020*


The text of President George W. Bush’s second inaugural speech is online. We are led, by events and common sense, to one conclusion: The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all… Continue reading Freedom