Where Is Your Allegiance?

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.”   – Thomas Paine, American revolutionary The following is some interesting history about the pledge of allegiance to the American flag. It may come as…

Maverick

The emperor has no clothes, throwing rocks from his glass house. Atop his ivory towers, watching each quiet church mouse. Oppressing the subjects with his greedy dictates of self-serving proclamations for power. Thieving slight of hand from behind his holy veil; sanctimonious stench, sheep-skinned wolf, thorny dying flower. The royal lighthouse goes dim, but the…