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The Value In Learning The Army’s History

June 14, 2018 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ Thursday marks the Army’s 243rd birthday. On this day, soldiers past and present will be encouraged to pause and reflect on the years of service the Army has given the nation. The Army takes enormous pride in its history and heritage. The Second Continental Congress created the Army on June 14, […]

Settled Science On Evolution And History?

June 11, 2018 by

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New research brings into question two commonly held theories on ancient timelines. From Culture Beat at the Patriot Post ~ Newly released research that analyzed millions of DNA barcodes has come to a surprising conclusion that effectively turns the theory of evolution on its head. The massive study, which spanned a decade of work from […]

100 Years Ago, US Marines Helped Turn The Tide Of World War I

June 6, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Americans rightly remember the Americans who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, to liberate Europe, but we also should commemorate the Americans who, 100 years ago, fought in another fierce battle in France that began on June 6—the Battle of Belleau Wood. It was one of the […]

A Brutal Revisitation Of Chappaquiddick

April 7, 2018 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ One measure of how old we’re getting is realizing how many voters today have no familiarity with the Chappaquiddick scandal. In July of 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge with a young woman inside and left the scene of the accident alone. Mary Jo Kopechne died, […]

Another Reason To Remember The Easter And Passover Weekend

March 31, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ As we celebrate Easter Sunday and the Jewish Passover, we should keep in our prayers and remembrances the many Americans who fought and sacrificed during that same time 63 years ago in the Battle of Okinawa. The event was Operation Iceberg. It was the bloodiest battle and the largest amphibious […]

‘Chappaquiddick’ Depicts A Ted Kennedy Marked By Complexity And Guilt

March 22, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ History is filled with Democratic scandals that often provoke the reaction, “If a Republican had done that … ” Chappaquiddick is not such an example. The incident, in which Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., allowed 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne to drown while trapped in his Oldsmobile, likely belongs in its own […]

Here’s Why Millennials Hate Capitalism and Love Socialism

March 5, 2018 by

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Millennials might like capitalism if they knew what the word meant  By The Millennial Merit ~ To many in this young generation, capitalism is a dirty word. If you were to ask a sample of millennials how they felt about it, a shocking number might identify themselves as anything other than capitalist. Indeed, this is exactly […]