Browsing All posts tagged under »Memorial Day«

Memorial Day — Lest We Forget

May 25, 2020 by

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Remember those on the frontlines of freedom who stand ready to put their lives on the line. ~ Roger Helle ~     It’s that time of year again. A long holiday weekend with cookouts, picnics in the park, and blockbuster commercial sales. At least that’s what many think Memorial Day weekend is all about. As […]

Please Don’t Forget Memorial Day’s Meaning

May 27, 2019 by

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By Steven Bucci ~ America has undergone a lot of maturing between the Vietnam War and the conflicts of the 21st century. I know, I wore a uniform during both periods. On Memorial Day, let’s not regress in that maturity. When I was still a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, I […]

Orchard Suit Plants Doubts about Bogren

May 26, 2019 by

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Plus 2 more articles: HHS Rules the Day Never Forget  ~ Tony Perkins   ~      You will know them by their fruits, Matthew 7:20 says. And in the case of a Michigan orchard farm, that seems especially true of the man picking the fight. Attorney Michael Bogren says he was just doing his job […]

Memorial Day Reflections, 2018

May 27, 2018 by

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By Dr. Mark Hendrickson ~ If there ever was a day in the American calendar that invites reflection, it is Memorial Day. As we pause to remember and honor the hundreds of thousands of our compatriots who have laid down their lives while serving in our armed forces, I invite you to ponder two points. […]

Remembering Those Who Never Came Home

May 30, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ During the mid-2000s, I attended my son’s graduation from the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, in a ceremony where the commencement address was given by then-Secretary of Defense Bob Gates. Like many who attend graduations, I have no recall of what Gates said to the collective students, faculty, and […]

Memo to the GOP: Get Iraq Right

May 27, 2015 by

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Do NOT Betray America’s Blood and Treasure By Mark Alexander ~ “There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace … […]

Memorial Day

May 25, 2015 by

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By The Patriot Post  ~ “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” —John Adams  ~ Honoring American Patriots ~ Memorial Day is reserved to honor the service and sacrifice of generations of now-departed American Patriots, those of our Armed Services who held fast to their sacred oaths “to support and defend” […]

Memorial Day 2015

May 25, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ We need to remind ourselves that Memorial Day is not just another three-day weekend or a day when all manner of sales are offered to those who want to go shopping. It is a day set aside to honor the ultimate sacrifice of those who have fought to defend our nation […]

CAIR Officials Question if Fallen American Soldiers Merit Memorial Day – Video

May 31, 2014 by

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By ACT! for America ~  On Memorial Day, CAIR officials Zahra Biloo and Dawud Walid questioned whether fallen US troops should be honored by Memorial Day. Biloo even said that she “struggles with Memorial Day every year”. Walid asked “should that person be honored?” in his tweet. This is completely UNBELIEVABLE!!!    Hey, Obama and lackeys, […]

Not at Arlington Cemetery + More –

May 27, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.” –Alexander Hamilton, Pacificus, No. 6, 1793 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Not at Arlington Cemetery Barack Obama’s comments during the Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery belittled the sacrifice of fallen […]

Memorial Day

May 26, 2014 by

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In Honor of American Patriots Memorial Day is reserved to honor the service and sacrifice of generations of now-departed American Patriots, those of our Armed Services who held fast to their sacred oaths “to support and defend” the Liberty enshrined in our Constitution. Accordingly, please visit our tribute page to fallen American Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, […]

On This Memorial Day

May 26, 2014 by

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By Chet Nagle ~ “From now until the end of the world, we and it shall be remembered. We few, we Band of Brothers. For he who sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.” William Shakespeare (King Henry V) There is a chain made of blood and iron. The heavy links are anchored […]

IRS Backs Down + More – Daily Digest

May 23, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories.” –Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XIV, 1781 EDITOR’S NOTE In honor of Memorial Day, we will not be publishing a Digest or Humor edition on […]

Political Agendas and Half-Staff Flags

May 30, 2013 by

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Why Obama Honors the Memory of Some and Not Others By Mark Alexander~ “My anxious recollections, my sympathetic feeling, and my best wishes are irresistibly excited whensoever, in any country, I see an oppressed nation unfurl the banners of freedom.” –George Washington (1796) Our noble United States flag has been on my mind and in […]

‘Idol’ Worship: Mass. Town Throws Costly Parade For Hometown Pop Singer, Then Cancels Memorial Day Parade!

May 28, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On May 4, the town of Beverly, Massachusetts threw a huge parade and concert for 19-year-old “American Idol” contestant Angie Miller, (pictured) who made the top three in the competition.“It’s a great chance to show off our fair city,” Mayor Bill Scanlon said. The city spent $31,200 on security, cleanup and […]

Memorial Day: Honor and Reverence

May 27, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” –Thomas Paine Three Stories […]

Memorial Day – A Time to Consider If We Want Our Remaining Freedom – Video

May 27, 2013 by

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Memorial Day – A Time to Consider How Much More of Our Freedoms Do We Want to Give Up I just saw this video and thought this is an appropriate video for this Memorial Day. Let’s honor those who have fought and even died for our freedom, by not giving away any more of our […]

The ‘Plead the Fifth’ Administration

May 24, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” –Thomas Jefferson This week’s congressional hearings into IRS abuse were illustrative of Leftist contempt for Rule of Law. For starters, it seems the only part of […]

Our Honored Dead

May 24, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In the town I called home for more than sixty years, among my earliest memories was joining my Father to attend the annual Memorial Day ceremonies. There was always a march to the appropriately named Memorial Park. It included veterans, scout troops, police and fire contingents, and the high school band. […]

Heroism, Humility and Leadership

May 23, 2013 by

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The Janitor and the Medal of Honor 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. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding generations to that wretchedness which […]

Memorial Day 2012

May 28, 2012 by

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  The Patriot Post  Brief   The Foundation “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” –John Adams Essential Liberty Col. Tom Manion, USMCR (Ret.), wrote in The Wall Street Journal about the remarkable men and women in uniform and what they give for our great nation. He should know — his […]

On This Memorial Day

May 28, 2012 by

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By Chet Nagle ~ “From now until the end of the world, we and it shall be remembered. We few, we Band of Brothers. For he who sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.”  William Shakespeare (King Henry V) There is a chain made of blood and iron. The heavy links are anchored in […]

Memorial Day Is NOT on Sale

May 24, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander   Millions of Patriots Have Already Paid the Full Price “I am well aware of the toil and blood and treasure that it will cost to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States.” –John Adams Memorial Day provides a stark contrast between the best of our nation’s Patriot sons and […]

“We Should Guard Their Graves with Sacred Vigilance”

May 31, 2011 by

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By Adrian Morgan – The Editor At Family Security Matters (FSM) The first celebrations of Memorial Day began unofficially in the cemeteries of the south in the years immediately after the end of the Civil War. Here, ceremonies began where the graves of the fallen were decorated. There are several locations which vie for the […]