Lessons We Need from the Speech of Patrick Henry

The impassioned plea of Patrick Henry can teach us about dealing with the rise of tyranny. A couple of years back I took one of those Facebook quizzes “Which Founding Father Are You?” (Remember when those were all the rage?) The answer came back: Patrick Henry. I could hardly have been more humbled or pleased (admitting how corny and imprecise such exercises often turned out to be!). This reflection upon the most famous speech of Patrick Henry is, I think, very good. It is posted at the Read more […]