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Observations From An Indignant Millennial

June 20, 2019 by

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By Mark Alexander ~ “I had always hoped that the younger generation receiving their early impressions after the flame of liberty had been kindled in every breast … would have sympathized with oppression wherever found, and proved their love of liberty beyond their own share of it.” —Thomas Jefferson (1814) Having read my recent column, […]

Flag Day And U.S. Army Birthday

June 14, 2019 by

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Celebrating Liberty in more than one way — honor the flag and wish the Army a happy 244th! By Mark Alexander ~ Today is Flag Day, celebrating the anniversary of the adoption of our flag by the Second Continental Congress on June 14th, 1777. Our flag is a beacon of Liberty, a symbol of hope […]

Armed Forces Day

May 18, 2019 by

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Armed Forces Day Land of the free because of Patriot Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coastguardsmen.~ Publius  ~    Today is Armed Forces Day. We remain the land of the free because these Patriots — American Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coastguardsmen — have stood bravely in harm’s way and remain on post today. For this, […]

Democrat Party Socialists Are a Threat to Freedom

April 18, 2019 by

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Mark Green, U.S. representative from Tennessee’s 7th congressional district, offers his perspective on freedom.  ~ Mark Alexander  ~    “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” —Thomas Jefferson (1781) Editor’s Note: Mark Alexander has a family commitment today, so standing in for him […]

A Black Female Harvard Professor Reconsiders the Second Amendment

March 13, 2019 by

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“The NRA has long been a boogeyman for me.”  ~ Mark Alexander  ~    “The ultimate authority … resides in the people alone. … The advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation … forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any…” —James […]

Red Old Deal Recycled as Green New Deal

February 14, 2019 by

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The Left’s ruinous “Rainbows and Unicorns Resolution of 2019.” ~ Mark Alexander   ~    “It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts.” —Patrick Henry, 1775 Marketing […]

Morality, Populism, and Cultural Decay

January 20, 2019 by

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John Adams once wrote, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.”  By Robin Smith  ~   Is the proverbial American Dream now only a tale of days past? Are Americans positioned to live as victims of both cultural decay and policy controlled by governing elites, or can we hope for a generation […]