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Our Changing Values Should Worry Us

September 1, 2019 by

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Star Parker  ~    The late historian and political philosopher Harry V. Jaffa noted the significance that the preamble to our Constitution concludes with the words “secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.” This is how the drafters of our Constitution saw its purpose. Jaffa continues, saying, “a blessing is what is […]

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 […]

Proud to Be an American?

July 9, 2014 by

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Patriotism and Contemporary Politics ~  By Mark Alexander  ~ “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” –Benjamin Rush (1773) To celebrate Independence Day last week, American Apparel, a company that supports a plethora of left-wing causes, […]

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 […]

Two Years Too Late + More – Daily Digest

July 2, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “All sober inquirers after truth … have declared that the happiness of man, as well as his dignity, consists in virtue.” –John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Two Years Too Late Vietnam veteran Doug Chase was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011. He tried to […]

Help Wanted: Principled, Conservative Leaders

December 31, 2013 by

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By Star Parker ~ As 2013 comes to a close, it’s as good a time as any to do some national soul searching. Polls show that three out of four Americans say the nation is on the wrong track. Disapproval ratings of our president are lodged above fifty percent. Clearly, whatever was generating the glow […]