Tony Wright: The downfall of a once-great nation

We were always claimed to have been a “Christian nation” despite our faults, but when you look back over the last 50 years, the chiseling away has taken place, and as the chiseling of the foundations were chipped away, the church was silent!

First, prayer was taken out of schools, and the “separation of church/state” myth was brought forth and accepted. Lie number one swallowed.

Then in 1973 Roe vs. Wade was passed, and while the “pro-choice Lie” was swallowed, we’ve watched over 50 million babies sacrificed to the “god of choice,” and the church was silent.

Divorce in the church has about equaled that outside in the world? Instead of being instructed in the way of righteousness, we’ve went ahead hook, line and sinker!

I’m not even going to get into states that have allowed “same-sex marriage.”

I’ll close for now, hoping you enjoyed the façade called Independence Day; we lost it long ago! If only my great-grandson would have lived it instead of read about the great nation that his grandparents grew up in? As President Reagan once said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.” What a profound thought!

Letter by Tony Wright/Waynesboro


UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell

Buy here.

augusta free press news
augusta free press news
augusta free press news