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Happy Birthday, George Washington!

PaulWolfowitz Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 4:49 PM
Tinsldr - Jews hold positions of INFLUENCE. What part of this do you not get? It only takes one person in power to screw up a lot of people. What are you, a baby? Can't you handle facts?

The Washington Examiner has a few thoughts worth reading about why it's worth celebrating "George Washington's Birthday," as today officially is designated.  Often, we don't hear as much about President Washington, as a person, perhaps because few of his writings (especially compared to Presidents Jefferson and Lincoln) survive.

I have always revered George Washington as the father of our country.  As the Examiner editorial points out, he was truly remarkable in that he made the unprecedented decision to relinquish power voluntarily, thus setting the precedent for civilian control of America's military.  He likewise resigned the...