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Vanishing - Where Has History Gone?

When I was in school, history had a central thought: We study history to learn from past mistakes and build a better future. The trojan horse taught us to keep our friends close and our enemies closer. The destruction of Pompeii taught us not to...

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Channeling the American Spirit - How America Got to the Moon

Life in the 1950s was simple. World War II was in the rearview mirror, and Americans were starting to adjust to something called the “Cold War.” It was a high-tension period between the United States and the former Soviet Union as everything between the two...

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The Facade of Free - Why Socialism Isn't Free.

I’ll admit it. I like free stuff. Whenever I can get something and not pay for it, I feel like I’ve unlocked something special and outsmarted the system. I use the Starbucks app. If you have it, you know how it works, but let’s bring...

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A Dangerous Ideology

In recent years we’ve seen a resurgence in the support for a form of government that flies in the face of what we hold dear in the United States of America. It’s called socialism, a political philosophy that directly goes against the ideals that the...

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Your Vote Matters Now More Than Ever

As I write this blog, we as Americans are about to go to the polls and cast our vote for local issues, State Constitution Amendments, local leaders, State elected officers, US Senators, and every one of the 435 House of Representatives in the US Congress....

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How You Can Participate in Observing the National Day of Service and Remembrance

Many of us remember exactly what we were doing on the morning of September 11, 2001, when we saw the horrible tragedy and loss of life unfolding before our eyes on live TV. Some of us were actually eyewitnesses to the attacks in New York,...

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What is America?

I can hear the sound of fireworks off in the distance tonight as July 4th winds down and I can pause a few minutes to reflect on the history of this great nation on this Independence Day. For some, this day is truly a celebration...

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Is Feminism Dead? An Open Letter to Michelle Wolf

Let me preface this by stating that, for the record, I consider myself to be a “Conservative American Feminist.” Now, before you grab your pitchfork, allow me to explain. I support equal rights and pay. I believe women should have the opportunity to lead without...

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry stood before the Second Virginia Convention and sounded one of the most famous calls to arms in American history. At the time, the colonies were disorganized, disunified, and disgruntled as debate ensued over forming defensive militias against the British....

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5 REASONS 12 STRONG IS A MUST-SEE FILM IN 2018

This week we had the opportunity to experience a private viewing of Jerry Bruckheimer’s newest film, 12 Strong. Based on the bestselling book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, 12 Strong tells the real-life story of the U.S. Special Forces team that was sent into Afghanistan...

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The Real War on Christmas

The year was 1914. It was Christmas Eve on the Western front, five months after the outbreak of World War I in Europe. Earlier that fall, Pope Benedict XV had issued a statement requesting there be a hiatus of war to honor Christmas day. The...

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Where Does It Stop? An Honest Look at the Role of US History in Modern Culture.

Days after Charlottesville, Virginia rioted over the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, President Trump asked a valid and important question. “I wonder, is it George Washington next week and is it Thomas Jefferson the week after? You know, you really...

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