The Battle of Midway: 70th anniversary
On June 7, 1942 a naval battle over a tiny pacific island changed the course of war in the Pacific theater of WWII. Midway, a 2.4 square mile island in the Pacific, was targeted for attack by the Japanese high | Read More »
Pistols at eight paces: Jackson wins, Dickinson dies
There was a time in American history when insults and verbal jabs could not just be hurled willy-nilly because one might have to dodge bullets instead of just words. In the early 1800’s, dueling was a declining, but still accepted | Read More »
Book Review: John Randolph of Roanoke
To understand America, one must have knowledge about the men and ideas that shaped it. A few individuals have proven to be bulwarks of liberty, unpopular for their contrarian ideas, but necessary in holding the American people to the cherished | Read More »
James Otis was more than just a flash in the pan
On May 23, 1783 James Otis of Massachusetts left this world in the most incredible and dramatic of ways. According to Otis’s biographer, John Clark Ridpath, Otis had once said to his famous sister, Mercy Otis Warren, who wrote a | Read More »
Leftists continue to misuse and undermine American exceptionalism
Historically, America has a special set of values.
Pair of books bring civics lessons to young children
Two civically oriented children’s books to help parents raise young patriots that will appreciate their exceptional country were released on May 21. Liberty Lee’s Tail of Independence and Woodrow for President deal with the path to American independence and American | Read More »
President Andrew Johnson acquitted by the Senate
On May 16, 1868, President Andrew Johnson was impeached but subsequently acquitted in the Senate by the single vote of Sen. Edmund G. Ross. Ultimately, Johnson could not be found guilty of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The dramatic end to | Read More »
This Week in History
Rhode Island denounces King George IIIThis Day in History: A tiny colony takes a momentous step On May 4, 1776, Rhode Island kick started the revolution when it became the first colony to officially announce its independence from King George | Read More »
President Obama’s former doctor claims that the president lacks passion, feeling and humanity
In a new book, Dr. David Scheiner says the president’s perception of himself is little short of Messianic.
Misguided government policy leads to America’s first ‘Tea Party’
Today, Americans tolerate far more government intrusion, regulations, taxes and restricted liberties than the founding generation.