Browsing All posts tagged under »Father’s Day«

Dads Make THE Difference

June 16, 2019 by

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Dads are marginalized by society, but fathers are paramount for raising healthy children. By Willie Richardson ~ The Hebrew word for “father” is “ab.” Abba, meaning “Daddy”, comes from this word. The source of a thing is its “ab” or father. The source of all relationships is at the core of fatherhood. The functions of […]

Maybe It’s Not a ‘Gun Problem’ + More – Daily Digest

June 19, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” —Samuel Adams, essay in The Public Advertiser, 1749 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Maybe It’s Not a ‘Gun Problem’ It took Barack Obama just 12 hours to classify the senseless […]

Fathers and Freedom: Irrevocably Linked

June 17, 2015 by

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The Fatherless Factor By Mark Alexander ~ “The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families. … In vain are schools, academies, and universities instituted, if loose principles and licentious habits are impressed upon children in their earliest years.” –John Adams (1778) Annually, on the third Sunday in June, millions of Americans of […]

Fatherhood: The Foundation of Liberty

June 15, 2014 by

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Fathering Requires Real Men Who Support Their Families ~ By Mark Alexander  ~  “The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families… In vain are Schools, Academies, and Universities instituted, if loose principles and licentious habits are impressed upon children in their earliest years… The vices and examples of the parents cannot be […]

Father’s Day

June 15, 2014 by

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By Rebecca Hagelin ~ In honor of all the fathers reading my column today, I diverge from my normal format to share a brief story that my daughter, Kristin Rebecca Carey, recently wrote about her dad – my wonderful husband. My prayer is that it reminds you of your unending, tremendous influence on your own […]

Obama Celebrates Father’s Day with ‘Military Assault Weapon’

June 18, 2013 by

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As boys around the country (some as young as five years old) are getting in trouble for playing games such as cops and robbers or cowboys and Indians or for even holding their hand in the shape of a gun, Barack Obama’s Father’s Day picture shows him running around a pool… with a toy gun. […]

Is Snowden a Patriot or a Traitor?

June 14, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature that such devices should be necessary to control the abuses of government. What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections […]

Fatherhood Is the Foundation of Liberty — Real Men, Read On…

June 14, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander Fatherhood: The Foundation of Liberty Fathering Requires Real Men Who Support Their Families “The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families… In vain are Schools, Academies, and Universities instituted, if loose principles and licentious habits are impressed upon children in their earliest years… The vices and examples of the […]

Who Needs a Father

June 16, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander ‘It Just Takes a Village’ to Raise a Child, Right? “It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for their usefulness, […]

The Centennial of Father’s Day

June 17, 2010 by

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By Mark Alexander And a case study in the fate of the fatherless Barack Obama “It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for […]

A Tribute to Fathers

June 21, 2009 by

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Story-Time “Tell us a story,” comes the cry From little lips when nights are cold, And in the grate the flames leap high. “Tell us a tale of pirates bold, Or fairies hiding in the glen, Or of a ship that’s wrecked at sea.” I fill my pipe, and there and then Gather the children […]

American Minute – First Formal “Father’s Day”

June 19, 2008 by

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The first formal "Father's Day" was celebrated JUNE 19, 1910, in Spokane, Washington. Sonora Louise Smart Dodd heard a Mother's Day sermon at church. She wanted to honor her father, who raised six children by himself after his wife died. Sonora drew up a petition that was supported by the YMCA ...