Giving and not taking
Via Allen B. West
The reason why I make such a dogged and determined stand for America is because of what this country has done for me.
When I consider the incredible opportunities this great nation has afforded me over my entire life, it just makes my chest swell with pride — and unlike First Lady Michelle Obama, this isn’t the first time I’ve felt this way.
Sunday evening I landed at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut and was driven to Old Saybrook where I’m here to do the audio recording for my book Guardian of the Republic.
But what is so amazing is where I’m staying: the Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast in the lovely antique Library Room. In 1746 when this home was constructed no one could have ever imagined that 268 years later I would be sitting here documenting this phenomenal experience. Yet, here I am the kid from the Old Fourth Ward in Atlanta chilling out at Deacon Pratt’s place.
This morning I took a nice run down Main Street to the Connecticut River, crossed over Bridge Street and gazed towards the South Cove.
This, ladies and gentlemen is the true America. The exceptional America. Not the contrived “social justice” and “equality of outcomes” America into which Barack Obama seeks to transform our Republic. This is the America that says there are no limits on what you can do or what you can become as an individual.