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3 Reasons America Is Great

July 5, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Independence Day in 2020 will have great meaning to many Americans. As we’ve seen many symbols of America’s past get literally smashed by mobs, it’s important for those who still love their country to reflect on why it is exceptional and worth fighting for. America has always been great and can […]

People Who Hate Their Country Won’t Serve It

January 19, 2020 by

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Is it any wonder that our military lacks representation from urban and coastal population centers? ~ Brian Mark Weber ~     There was a time in America when each generation learned about love of country and the importance of service. It didn’t matter whether a kid grew up in the Bronx or in a small […]

Our Patriot Veterans Keep America Great Every Day

November 11, 2019 by

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To thank a veteran, strive to be a citizen worthy of their sacrifice. ~ Mark Alexander  ~    “I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet through all the gloom I can see the rays of […]

Alcohol, Guns, and Prohibition

September 19, 2019 by

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A homicide victim is far more likely to be murdered by an assailant using a knife, blunt object, or fists than by a rifle of any type.  ~ Mark Alexander  ~    “Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever […]

Thousands Pack National Mall for Trump’s 4th of July Salute to America

July 5, 2019 by

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Regardless of what some TV stations showed a tremendous crowd braved the rain to attend the 6:30 pm start of President Trump’s 4th of July Salute to America! What was shown was before the start of the celebration, or between the two different happenings in DC. There were Tanks, Fly Overs, and lots of enthusiastic […]

What Kind of Sacrifice Will You Make?

May 16, 2019 by

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The Left’s sacrifice of unborn children is a stunning contrast to the self-sacrifice of American Patriots. ~ Mark Alexander  ~   “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” […]

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 […]

Name 4 a Borough that is causing extreme pain to #CRPS #Veteran?

June 30, 2017 by

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May 9th I asked Duryea Borough to place a no truck turn around sign at the entrance of this tiny dead-end road. I also begged them to stop backing the garbage trucks up to my home three times a week. They could drive in and then back up with very few black up Alarms. I […]

2016 Presidential Field on Guns and Liberty

April 29, 2015 by

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Remarks at the 2015 NRA Leadership Forum By Mark Alexander ~ “The ultimate authority … resides in the people alone. [T]he 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 Madison (1788) Recently, the […]

Taxing Patriots — Liberty v the U.S. Tax Code

April 15, 2015 by

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The Greatest Threat to Liberty Is the Power to Tax ~ By Mark Alexander ~ “The people of the U.S. owe their Independence and their liberty, to the wisdom of descrying in the minute tax of 3 pence on tea, the magnitude of the evil comprised in the precedent.” —James Madison (1823) It is no […]

Amendment II: In Defense of Liberty

April 8, 2015 by

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By Mark Alexander ~ “The ultimate authority … resides in the people alone. [T]he 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 Madison (1788) While your Patriot Post team covers a wide range […]

The Unalienable Rights of Man

February 18, 2015 by

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A Brief Civics Lesson on the Fundamentals of Liberty By Mark Alexander ~ “God who gave us life gave us Liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is […]

Freedom OF Religion, Not Freedom FROM Religion

August 25, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution do not abandon religion, they embrace it. They do not, however, require that Americans believe in God, nor punish them for failing to do so. Central to the liberties enshrined in these documents is the belief that they come from a higher power […]

Independence Day

July 4, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “This was the object of the Declaration of Independence. Not to find out new principles, or new arguments, never before thought of, not merely to say things which had never been said before; but to place before mankind the common sense of the subject, in terms so plain and firm as to […]

They Who Crafted The Declaration of Independence – and the Example They Set For Us

July 4, 2014 by

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Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, working with a committee of four others (John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston). As we prepare to celebrate the 238th anniversary of the approval of that remarkable document, here are a few quotes from the three men most responsible for its […]

What Do Americans Think About Liberty?

July 4, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post  ~ Right Analysis ~   On July 3, 1776, the day before signing the Declaration of Independence from England, John Adams stirringly penned, “I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost Us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet through all […]

Declare Your Freedom

July 4, 2014 by

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By Rebecca Hagelin~ Culture Challenge of the Week: Tyrannical Rule versus Independence At some point in every man’s life, he hears a voice of conscience (perhaps it is a faint whisper from God Himself) urging him to break loose from the suffocating bonds of lust or fear, which hold him against his will in either […]

America’s Birthday

July 4, 2014 by

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By Thomas Sowell Birthdays are supposed to be times for celebration and gift-giving. But America’s upcoming birthday on the Fourth of July is a time when the gift most needed is an urgent warning about the dangers of losing the things that have made this country America – and have long made “America” a ringing […]

Tyranny Is Transient — Liberty Is Eternal “Never Give In, Never, Never, Never…”

July 2, 2014 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us.” –Thomas Jefferson (1775) I began this week, in which we celebrate the 238th anniversary of the codification of our Declaration of Independence, […]

Abortion ‘Fulfills Dreams’ + More – Daily Digest

January 23, 2014 by

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THE FOUNDATION “[I]f the citizens neglect their duty and place unprincipled men in office, the government will soon be corrupted. … If a republican government fails to secure public prosperity and happiness, it must be because the citizens neglect the Divine commands, and elect bad men to make and administer the laws.” –Noah Webster TOP […]

A New Birth Of American Freedom

July 11, 2013 by

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By Star Parker ~ A Fourth of July Gallup Poll presented an interesting picture of our country. Americans overwhelmingly express pride in being American, yet the division is wide and deep about what being an American means. Eighty-five percent of respondents say they are extremely or very proud to be an American. Yet, 71 percent […]

The Right To Happiness

July 7, 2013 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ Revolutions are not unique. Before the fireworks begin bursting in showers of life over American skies, they fall sparkling over the crowds of Tahrir Square to commemorate another revolution. Some countries have revolutions all the time. After a while revolution becomes a national sport. In banana republics, the overthrow of one […]

Declaration Of Dependence

July 5, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ How many of us still “hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”? As July 4, 2013 approaches, it’s the essential question. After all, 53% […]

Liberty — Endowed by Whom? The Eternal Bequest

July 3, 2013 by

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By Mark Alexander “God who gave us life gave us Liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever.” –Thomas Jefferson (1774) […]