David Potter

About me

David Potter developed a love for American history as a boy growing up near Morristown, New Jersey, where George Washington spent the winters of 1777 and 1779. He was inspired to write The Left Behinds while taking his children to the annual Christmas reenactment of Washington’s Crossing the Delaware.

From my website

The A Team: Washington And Hamilton

George Washington and Alexander Hamilton get no respect. Sure, one is on on the dollar bill, and the other is on the ten dollar bill, but when I hear folks talk about the “original intentions” of our Founding Fathers, rarely are Washington or Hamilton mentioned first. As I see it, we…

We The (Contentious) People

If Fox News had been around during the debate on the Constitution – the original debate, that is, in the late 1780′s – whose side would they be on? This is a legit question, not a cheap shot at Fox News.  Because today’s anti-Big Government voices sound very much like yesterday’s…

A Change is Gonna Come

Ever hear someone lament that things just aren’t what they used to be? Well, here’s a news flash: they’re right. The world today is not the same as it was thirty years ago. Not the world, not the country, not your neighborhood, and not you. And that is a good…

 
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