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US In Moral Decline

October 24, 2019 by

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By Walter E. Williams ~ Attorney General William Barr last week told a University of Notre Dame Law School audience that attacks on religious liberty have contributed to a moral decline that’s in part manifested by increases in suicides, mental illness, and drug addiction. Barr said that our moral decline is not random but “organized […]

Forged By The Sea, And Centuries Of Devotion To The American People

October 13, 2019 by

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By Emma Watkins and Jack Penders ~ “The Navy has both a tradition and a future ? and we look with pride and confidence in both directions.” – Admiral George Anderson, 1961 Sunday, Oct. 13, marks the 244th birthday of the United States Navy. The Navy has evolved significantly from its colonial seafaring roots, but its […]

With Refurbishing Of Grant Memorial, A National Treasure And A Reputation Are Restored

October 8, 2019 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ In 1877, three men were commonly regarded as the foremost heroes of the United States: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Ulysses S. Grant. For their efforts, each of these three Americans since has been recognized with a place of honor on the National Mall. Yet over time, for various reasons, our […]

Video: Goodbye, America

September 18, 2019 by

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How is America to be defined? By its failures or its triumphs? Either way, it shapes our future.  ~ Media Editors  ~    Do you remember America? If you read about it in a history textbook, you probably learned about a land of oppression, racism, sexism, income inequality, police brutality, and imperial wars. (Aside from […]

New York Times Launches Crusade To ‘Reframe’ America As Defined By Slavery And Racism

August 19, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Byron York at the Washington Examiner reports The New York Times is embarking on a very ambitious crusade to define slavery as the dominant narrative of America, even to this day. This is what the paper hopes the project will accomplish: “It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as […]

Squabble Over George Washington Mural Exposes Absurdity Of War On History

August 16, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ No American historical figure, including the Father of Our Country, is safe from the war on history. The San Francisco School Board voted 4-3 Tuesday not to tear down a mural at a local high school depicting the life of George Washington. The school board decided to cover the painting instead—hardly […]

A Nation Worth Lauding

July 4, 2019 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ This week, as Americans commemorate Independence Day and the creation of the most free, most prosperous nation on earth, we will inevitably hear from those who say there’s no reason to celebrate a country where not everyone gained their freedom or their equality in 1776. […]