Daily Archives: February 11, 2012

Lee Wrights: Why Peace? Why Not!

by R. Lee Wrights

“Having seen the people of all other nations bowed down to the earth under the wars and prodigalities of their rulers, I have cherished their opposites, peace, economy, and riddance of public debt, believing that these were the high road to public as well as private prosperity and happiness.”- Thomas Jefferson

BURNET, Texas (Feb. 11) – My most natural reaction to the simply put question, “Why peace?” is puzzlement. My natural response to the question would be, “Why peace? Why not?” How could peace possibly be a bad thing? Then I realize how aloft and self-righteous [read more]