Patriotism

The Meaning of Memorial Day, From the Civil War On

By Lee Edwards  / May 26, 2017 The day that Americans honor those fallen in uniform began as "Decoration Day" shortly after the Civil War Lee Edwards is the distinguished fellow in conservative thought at The Heritage Foundation's B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics. A... read more

11 Quotes To Honor Those Who Fought And Died For Freedom

BY: FRANK CAMP, MAY 29, 2017 Memorial Day is seen by some as just another day off work. Many fail to set aside a minute, or even a second of their time, to ponder the scores who have been killed in the line of duty — the men and women this holiday simultaneously mourns and celebrates. The... read more

Rolling Thunder and Religious Freedom Lightening

By Tony Perkins, Washington Update, May 26, 2017 This column by FRC's Lt. General Jerry Boykin's (U.S. Army-Ret.) ran in the Washington Times on 5/24/17. Memorial Day is a time for Americans to remember the sacrifices made for the freedoms we enjoy. Those sacrifices include the lives of many... read more

What It Means to be an American

Real History. Orange County Florida A HISTORY REMINDER: From: "David LaBonte" My wife, Rosemary, wrote a wonderful letter to the editor of the Orange County Register which, of course, was not printed. So, I decided to "print" it myself by sending it out on the Internet. Pass it along if you... read more

A Star Is Born

Editorial of The New York Sun | February 28, 2017 It’s hard to think of many moments like the one that took place Thursday at Sacramento, where Senator Janet Nyugen of the 34th district of California rose to speak in respect of fallen Vietnamese and refugees seeking freedom and democracy. One... read more

The Peaceful Transfer of Power — and Its Enemies

By Charles Lipson, RCP Contributor, January 22, 2017 We mouth the formulaic words but reflect too little on the political miracle that is the peaceful transfer of power. The enormous authority entrusted to the president shifts from someone who leaves office voluntarily, without a bullet fired,... read more

Remembering Pearl Harbor

BY LARRY THORNBERRY,  DECEMBER 7, 2016 It’s a good excuse to put out the flag (not that we need an excuse), which I did this morning. This famous and fateful date still lives in infamy, though in the minds of fewer and fewer Americans as the years and decades go by. Even fewer have any direct... read more

Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

October 3, 1789 Following a resolution of Congress, President George Washington proclaimed Thursday the 26th of November 1789 a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is,... read more

Professors call Founding Fathers ‘terrorists,’ founding ideals a ‘fabrication’

BY WILLIAM NARDI - ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY •NOVEMBER 16, 2016 A humanities course currently taught at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs teaches that the Founding Fathers were hypocrites, terrorists and money-hungry barons who used hyperbole and fear to rile up the colonists to... read more

John Schlafly: My Mother ‘Faced Crisis and Conflict with Grace’, ‘Her Lamp Would Not Go Out’

BY BREITBART NEWS, 13 Sep 20166 Remarks delivered by John Schlafly at the funeral of his mother, Phyllis Schlafly, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis on September 10, 2016: When my father, Fred Schlafly, reached the age of 75, and realized he could no longer compete in the sports he had... read more

Colin Kaepernick’s Clumsy Caper

Written By Laurie Higgins   |   08.30.16 Colin Kaepernick, NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, has generated a dust-up over his refusal to stand during the “Star Spangled Banner.” Kaepernick said “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses... read more