Monday, November 4, 2013

Remember, Remember the 5th of November...

I probably couldn't have raised my children without the help of Dr. Marian T. Horvat. This is something like saying I probably couldn't have raised my children without Shakespeare--I don't mean that she came over and tutored.  Her article on Guy Fawkes Day can be found at
http://www.traditioninaction.org/History/A_022_GuyFawkes.htm
 .  If you care about liberty, and history, and not repeating it, please at least read the Horvat article.

I do, in fact encourage a modified celebration on November 5, because, as the old rhyme says, I know no reason the "gunpowder treason" should ever be forgot.  We ought to remember the oppression that forced men to act.  We should pray for their souls and honor their memory.  I dislike burning anyone in effigy, even a tyrant, but I do love a bonfire, and although the movie "V" is horribly flawed, it also contains a great deal of truth regarding tyranny, and the response thereto...