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Revolutionary writings — Abigail Adams to John Adams Oct 1782

Just as families today are separated in wartime, and in other measures of public service, Abigail and John Adams  were separated for 10 of their 54 years of marriage. He left for Philadelphia in 1774 for the Continental Congresses, spent … Continue reading

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The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag

It’s Flag Day. Notice all the flags around town? Many changes to the Pledge of Allegiance have occurred on Flag Days past, including insertion of the phrase “under God.” On September 8, 1892 a Boston-based youth magazine “The Youth’s Companion” … Continue reading

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Tea Party Member Stuns Crowd

I previously posted this directly onto Facebook, but want to preserve and further share this marvelous moment. This former marine belts out the 2nd verse of “The Star Spangled Banner” — which I frankly never had heard. (lyrics below) It’s … Continue reading

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Roger L. Simon » Times Square: It’s the jihad, stupid

That statement seems so obvious. And it is, in my estimation.  Yet the attitude you see discussed in the following clip (and you should read the article) is the same attitude that has the United States of America revealing to … Continue reading

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William Bennett Creates Innovative History Series for Grades 8-12

This is big. The history of America (as opposed to simply “American history”) is a fabulous story in spite of the many bumps encountered along the way. It is a history of which to be proud to have inherited, to … Continue reading

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A different Christmas poem

Please see the note at the bottom about the origin of this poem.  Regardless of the true origin, it’s a beautiful thought and worthy of preserving. The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room … Continue reading

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Political ‘correctness’ run amuk — again

A woman thinks enough of America to immigrate here, is offended by the flying of the American flag, so the employer chooses to instead offend the patriotic employee by ordering the flag down. Huh? McLucas, a supervisor at Kindred Hospital … Continue reading

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North Platte, Nebraska — a place in WWII history

I am a proud son of the Greatest Generation — those people who endured and brought us out of World War II and into prosperity as truly the greatest nation the world has ever known. My father, like the parents … Continue reading

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Are we still alive at 65?

Hell yeah! And what a trip it’s been getting here (in another month or so, for me). I unashamedly quote from an email by my friend Don who set out exactly what it means to the group now reaching the … Continue reading

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Freedom isn’t free

Freedom isn’t free. Not now, never in the past, and never in the future. I grow increasingly weary of an ungrateful vocal minority hogging the media landscape in this time of our nation’s unique war against a faceless and stateless … Continue reading

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