Vote Yes on Protecting Private Property:
This past Tuesday, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution, which I introduced, in support of Ballot Question 1 on this year’s November Ballot. Ballot Question 1 is the eminent domain amendment that will strengthen private property rights across Virginia.
As a local official, I am deeply aware of the danger eminent domain presents if not used in its proper role. By voting in favor of this constitutional amendment, you will be doing your part in restoring the role of government to its proper scope.
Absentee Ballot Voting:
Over 116,000 people in the Commonwealth have already voted or applied to vote absentee for this year’s general election. We are 31 days away from this election, and 3% of the total vote is already accounted for. In 2008, Republicans across the country, and especially in the Commonwealth, were at a severe disadvantage because of our lack of organization in encouraging people to vote absentee.
Barack Obama and his machine spent millions to make sure that his supporters voted, and voted early. We lost Absentee voting 61%-39% in 2008. We must close this gap.
For us to deliver Virginia’s 13 electoral votes to Mitt Romney and elect George Allen, we must vote early. Here is a website that lists the locations for early voting in every locality in the Commonwealth. Please, if you think there is a chance you will not be able to get to the polls in November, please consider voting early.
This election is going to be incredibly close. It will likely come down to a few thousand votes out of the millions that will be cast in Virginia on Election Day. If you have not had the chance, please go here to apply for your absentee ballot today.
Chairman-At-Large, Prince William County Board of Supervisor
Words From The Past
Well then, I will tell you. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne and I myself have founded great empires; but upon what did these creations of our genius depend? Upon force. Jesus alone founded His empire upon love, and to this very day millions will die for Him. I think I understand something of human nature; and I tell you, all these were men, and I am a man: none else is like Him; Jesus Christ was more than a man. I have inspired multitudes with such an enthusiastic devotion that they would have died for me but to do this it was necessary that I should be visibly present with the electric influence of my looks, my words, of my voice. When I saw men and spoke to them, I lighted up the flame of self-devotion in their hearts. Christ alone has succeeded in so raising the mind of man toward the unseen, that it becomes insensible to the barriers of time and space. Across a chasm of eighteen hundred years, Jesus Christ makes a demand which is beyond all others difficult to satisfy; He asks for that which a philosopher may often seek in vain at the hands of his friends, or a father of his children, or a bride of her spouse, or a man of his brother. He asks for the human heart; He will have it entirely to Himself. He demands it unconditionally; and forthwith His demand is granted. Wonderful! In defiance of time and space, the soul of man, with all its powers and faculties, becomes an annexation to the empire of Christ. All who sincerely believe in Him, experience that remarkable, supernatural love toward Him. This phenomenon is unaccountable; it is altogether beyond the scope of man's creative powers. Time, the great destroyer, is powerless to extinguish this sacred flame; time can neither exhaust its strength nor put a limit to its range. This is it, which strikes me most; I have often thought of it. This it is which proves to me quite convincingly the Divinity of Jesus Christ. -- In a statement about Jesus Christ, Napoleon Bonaparte while he was exiled on the rock of St. Helena he called Count Montholon to his side and asked him, "Can you tell me who Jesus Christ was?" Upon the Count declining to respond Napoleon countered. (from here)
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