19 May 2013

A Great-Grandson Of Slaves Is The Republican Lt. Governor Candidate For Virginia

EW Jackson served in the United States Marine Corps, graduated from Harvard Law School and studied at Harvard Divinity School.

He practiced law for 15 years in Boston, and later devoted his full time to ministry. His first book, “Ten Commandments to an Extraordinary Life” was published in 2008. His second book, “America the Beautiful – Reflections of a Patriot Descended from Slaves” is scheduled for release later this year.
This will be an interesting campaign .  .  .

6 comments:

Ralph Steel said...

Maybe I am just a simpleton, but I thought that the Dec. of Ind. and the Constitution were crafted in Philadelphia...not Virginia. Yes Jefferson and Madison were Virginians, but it was a collective action of all the delegates that crafted each document in the end...in Philly, PA.

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Technically, you are correct Ralph. But since Jefferson, Madision, and Mason (Bill of Rights) were Virginians, I think it could be said that the "spirit" of these documents originated in Virginia. Is that the only thing you get from this man's candidacy?

Ralph Steel said...

No, not at all, I agree with what he said, just that one statement popped out at me as I was listening.

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Ok, sorry Ralph. Thought you were just nit-picking. Again, you are correct but I'll give him the benefit of the doubt. I really know nothing about him other than this video and one other one I saw earlier this year of him doing an interview. I don't follow Republican party politics as closely as I once did, though I'm still very interested. I know much more about the other two candidates on the ticket. Obenshain is from my neck of the woods and I've met him a time or two. He's a stand-up guy. And I've watched Cuccennelli for years. He's a true conservative, but certainly not the monster the Dems will try to paint him as.

With all the recent revelations in DC, it's going to be an interesting campaign for sure. Thanks for the comment.

Ralph Steel said...

Your man Jackson sure does have some funny ideas about a good number of things. Should he really be voted into office with this views? Just asking if you have heard these views and do you agree with them?

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

First of all, who said he was "my man?"

Actually, based on what your originally wrote, he's "your man" - You wrote:

"I agree with what he said,"

What views, specifically, are you talking about?