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Celebrating Founding Fathers Is ‘Structural Racism,’ National Archives Says

June 30, 2021 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ Venerating and celebrating the Founding Fathers is an example of “structural racism,” apparently. That’s the conclusion of a recently released document created by a National Archives and Records Administration task force on racism. The National Archives and Records Administration is a federal agency charged with taking care of our country’s governmental […]

The Great Unmasking

March 11, 2021 by


Burt Prelutsky   ~ The globalists have us all set up for the next, inevitable mass-shooting.  ~ Last year was one of the worst years any of us have ever lived through, and it’s not over yet. In fact, unless I miss my guess, the nightmare is only beginning. Now that our masters have established how […]

Founders’ Lives, Fortunes, And Sacred Honor Still Our Foundation

August 4, 2020 by


By Sarah Williams ~ In recent weeks, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of America to declare that the lives, fortunes, and sacred honor of the Founding Fathers no longer should be considered the true foundation of the United States of America. The death of George Floyd in police custody May 25 sparked […]

The ‘Real’ Miracle In Philadelphia, 1787

November 13, 2017 by


By Frank Hill ~ A young person said this recently: “The Founders were all white privileged men” To which the answer was: “Yes. And your point is?” “They wrote the Constitution to protect their interests. It was stacked for rich white men from the beginning.” Which is also mostly true at the time. “Do you […]

The Founders Anticipated ‘Fake News.’ Here’s What They Did About It.

December 31, 2016 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ Following the presidential election, numerous stories surfaced about how “fake news” influenced the results. This prompted a reaction from the media and a concerted effort by the social media giant Facebook to crack down on the phenomenon—announcing that it would in part by using liberal fact-checkers to distinguish the “real” from […]

Here’s What The Founders Thought About Term Limits

December 17, 2016 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ With the sudden dominance of Republicans in Congress, state legislatures, and, of course, the White House, conservatives have an incredible opportunity to restore constitutional principles to government. Several lawmakers have brought back the old idea of congressional term limits to “drain the swamp” on Capitol Hill. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and […]

Why We Use Electoral College, Not Popular Vote

November 8, 2016 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ The Electoral College remains in place over two centuries after the framers of the Constitution empowered it to select presidents. Though occasionally maligned, this system of electing a chief executive has been incredibly successful for the American people. Many modern voters might be surprised to learn that when they step into […]

A Pox On Politicians

March 18, 2015 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Nobody likes politicians, but everybody votes for them. Perhaps the most quintessential American theme throughout its history has been the role politicians have played in creating it—we call them our Founding Fathers—and the endless role of those who have wanted to take us in the wrong direction or at least tried […]

For Too Many, It’s A Very Unhappy Fourth Of July

July 3, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ As Americans pause to celebrate the 238th signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, it well may be one of the saddest Fourth’s in decades. The six and a half years of the Obama regime has failed to unleash the nation’s capacity to recover from the 2008 financial crisis and […]

James Madison: The Indispensible Founder

June 27, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ “I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents. … If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the […]

Defense Department Guide Calls Founding Fathers ‘Extremist’

August 26, 2013 by


By Pamela Geller ~ How is this not treason? “Department of Defense teaching guide meant to fight extremism advises students that rather than ‘dressing in sheets’ modern-day radicals ‘will talk of individual liberties’ …[they] describe 18th-century American patriots seeking freedom from the British as belonging to ‘extremist ideologies.'” Individual rights are the founding principle of […]

Dog Gone  Humor

August 13, 2013 by


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The Conservative Founding Fathers Who Saved America

July 2, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ On the Fourth of July it is traditional and proper that we pay tribute to the nation’s Founding Fathers. The names of Washington, Jefferson, Adams and Madison are well known to Americans, but far less of the names of the conservative founders who, in many ways, saved and created the nation […]

God Bless You Patriots

December 23, 2012 by


God Bless You Patriots ~ “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” (Luke 2:11) Fellow Patriot, In keeping with this blessed Christmas season, I invite you to visit our Patriot Christmas page, which provides some insight on the history and current context for […]

AP ‘Analysis’ Fails to Recognize the Declaration-Constitution Linkage

July 5, 2012 by


By Tom Blumer ~ In an analysis piece which, based on its title (“In divided era, what does July 4th mean?”), was as predictable as heat in July, Ted Anthony, who is tasked with writing “about American culture” at the Associated Press, attempted to explain, 236 years in, where what he claims is “the only […]

If I Were Dictator (Part 2)

June 15, 2011 by


By Marlin6 On 02-05-2008, I authored a post “Benevolent Dictators Make Good Government”. Examples are King David – Israel – (1010 BC –970 B.C.) in ancient times and General Douglas McArthur – Japan – (1945 –1947) in modern times. I started musing about what I would do if I were absolute dictator of the United […]

If I Were Dictator (Part 1)

June 14, 2011 by


By Marlin6 On 02-05-2008, I authored a post “Benevolent Dictators Make Good Government”. Examples are King David – Israel – (1010 BC –970 B.C.) in ancient times and General Douglas McArthur – Japan – (1945 –1947) in modern times. I started musing about what I would do if I were absolute dictator of the United […]

The Founders on a Standing Navy: American Military Action Abroad (1783-1860)

June 14, 2011 by


By Marion Smith This Post is interesting because of the original reason for forming the U.S. Navy, which is mentioned in the fifth paragraph, and keep in mind this was in the 1790’s…..TonyfromOz. In 1794, President George Washington requested and Congress authorized the building of six frigates, a type of warship widely used at the […]

Our Forgotten Founder

January 24, 2011 by


By Salena Zito Harrisburg, Pa. A statesman, Harry Truman once remarked, “is a dead politician.” True, perhaps, for some — but not for one of Pennsylvania’s political figures. “William Penn, isn’t he the Quaker Oats guy?” asked Chris Sulpizio, 32, a native of suburban Philadelphia. Sulpizio also not-so-fondly remembered that “the curse of Billy Penn” […]

Our Constitution is For a Moral and Religious People + More

September 6, 2010 by


The Patriot Post Brief The Foundation “[A] wise and frugal government … shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government.” –Thomas […]

A Declaration That Transcends Politics, Class And Race?

July 5, 2010 by


From The Editor At Family Security Matters (FSM) Just because this is a long post, do not let that dissuade you from reading it. This is important for all of us…..TonyfromOz. In Pennsylvania….. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was named as the “City of Brotherly Love” by its founder, William Penn (1644 – 1718). It was in Carpenter’s […]

God And Governance In The USA

July 3, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba I confess I always look forward to July Fourth because it carries with it memories of my parents who proudly displayed the flag on every holiday and of the full day of celebration by my hometown that began with races in the morning by the various grades of school kids, baking and […]

The Rights and Obligations of Liberty

October 22, 2009 by


Alexander’s Essay “No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from the road which Providence has pointed us to so plainly; I cannot believe […]

Our Constitution is on Life Support

October 15, 2009 by


By Mark Alexander “Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” –Benjamin Franklin That wise old sage, Ben Franklin, was prescient back in 1748, when he issued his simple Rx for success. Unfortunately, the wealth and wisdom of generations of Americans have been progressively supplanted by our central government’s exercise […]