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War Memorial Crosses in Atheist Crosshairs

March 3, 2019 by

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The Supreme Court heard an important argument about Maryland’s Bladensburg cross. ~ Nate Jackson  ~    Militant atheists have long attacked memorial crosses over supposed First Amendment violations. From the Mt. Soledad cross near San Diego several years ago to the case heard by the Supreme Court Wednesday regarding Maryland’s Bladensburg cross, these memorials to Patriots who […]

Louisiana Democrats Purge Thomas Jefferson, The Man Who Acquired Louisiana

July 20, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The latest in what has become an all too common crusade to wipe great American historical figures from places of honor and memory, the Louisiana Democratic Party has announced that it will change the name of its annual “Jefferson-Jackson” dinner to the bland and unremarkable True Blue Gala. Louisiana Democrats joined […]

A Pox On Politicians

March 18, 2015 by

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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 […]

A Very Old War

November 30, 2014 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ For homework, I told students to research a 1786 conversation Thomas Jefferson and John Adams had in London with a representative of the Barbary Pirates named Ambassador Adja. Most students found it. Jefferson and Adams asked Adja why his government was so hostile to America which had done nothing to provoke […]

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 […]

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 […]