When the Virginia First Foundation claims victory in our future, the Good People of Virginia will win. Virginia will win.
When Virginia wins, marriage will be between one man and one woman.Read more
If Terry McAuliffe were a Virginian, instead of merely the Governor of Virginia, he wouldn’t be beating up the Sons of Confederate Veterans over the specialty license plate. A Virginian wouldn’t bully a politically impotent fraternal society. But, Terry is just a DC pol. Certainly, Virginia has had scurrilous and sleazy politicians before. But, the Good People of Virginia didn’t hold them in any regard.Read more
Symbols matter. Except some symbols matter more than others. As George Orwell wrote, “All animals are equal. Some animals are more equal.” These are Orwellian times – and likely to get much more so.
A troubled teen commits mass murder in South Carolina. So, the Confederate Battle Flag – actually, the flag of the Army of Northern Virginia – flying at the war memorial on the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse has to come down. Formerly, when such hysteria prevailed a witch would be called out and burned at the stake. Emotion is more satisfying than thought. Or logic. Or science or history-based reason. Tragedy should arouse sympathy, love and kindness – as it has at the scene of the crime in Charleston. Not serve PC cultural cleansing.Read more
So, what will this Foundation do? We’re asked, “What are your projects?”
We’ll get into that - many times over in the days to come.
But, first, let’s talk about some “first things” about the Virginia First Foundation.
The Virginia First Foundation serves the Good People of Virginia.Read more
The motto of the new Virginia First Foundation, Inc. is “POSSUNT QUIA POSSE VIDENTUR”. It means “They Can Because They Think They Can.” And, what do we think we can do?
We can change the culture of Virginia to preserve, protect, evolve, grow, improvise, invent, enhance, respect, honor and project what’s best about Virginia today and in the past – into the future. With confidence, conviction and courage. And, to embrace the inevitable, unexpected changes to shape them for the best in our Virginia culture.Read more