The Four Pillars Of Our Prosperity

  “Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left to individual enterprise” —-Thomas Jefferson, First Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1801

A Quote From J.F.K

“A man does what he must — in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers, and pressures…” -John F. Kennedy, Profiles in Courage (1957)

The Escamillas of Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The Escamilla branch, my maternal lineage, that I descend from comes from Cienega de Flores, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. My maternal grandfather is the son of the renown Brigadier General Juan Escamilla Garza, who fought in the Mexican Revolution and in the Civil War of Nicaragua (1926-1933). Brigadier General Juan Escamilla is the son of Pedro…

Escamilla and Alvarado Ambushed in El Hormiguero

  Adolfo de la Huerta was a politician and interim President of Mexico from June 1 to November 30, 1920. As Governor of the state of Sonora, he led the Revolution of Agua Prieta that put an end to the presidency of Venustiano Carranza. Carranza was killed during the revolt and then de la Huerta…

Quote Of The Day: Thomas Jefferson

  “I congratulate you, my dear friend, on the law of your state for suspending the importation of slaves, and for the glory you have justly acquiredby endeavoring to prevent it for ever. This abomination must have an end and there is a superior bench reserved in heaven for those who hasten it” To Edward…