A good way to celebrate our Independence Day is to read the document that started it all, our Declaration of Independence.
Shane Vander Hart: A good faith conversation about what place the Confederacy should have in our collective historical memory is necessary but difficult to have.
We typically have shared the text of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, but this year I thought I’d change it up and instead post the lyrics of our National Anthem written by Francis Scott Key in 1814. Smithsonian Magazine recounted the events that led to Key writing the anthem. Francis Scott Key, a […]
In order to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address we are publishing it (the transcript of the Bliss Copy) ,
Verona, PA – Patriot Voices Chairman and former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum announced today that Tyndale House Publishers will publish his upcoming book American Patriots: Answering the Call to Freedom. The book will release on October 2, 2012. American Patriots highlights the heroic men and women who valiantly fought to secure our God-given rights […]
Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they […]
Oh my the left exploded on Twitter with hysteria when Sarah Palin at the Reno Tea Party Express rally said to supporters not to party like it is 1773 yet. Cuffy Meigs caught their hysteria via screen shots for posterity: Hmmm…. what party could she be talking about, at a Tea Party event…. that happened […]
Cheryl and I went to see the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., the Chief Justice of the United States, give this years Dwight D. Opperman Lecture in Constitutional Law at Drake University. He talked about the advancement of legal resources available and how the Supreme Court has adapted over the years. Not exactly the topic […]
1. An example of a neighborhood missional moment: Benched from Brandon McCormick on Vimeo. HT: Bill Kinnon 2. Too Funny HT: Cucirca 3. Marcus Goodyear shares the Ten Commandments of talking and blogging about politics. A very good reminder. I don’t think I’ve broken any of them. At least I hope I haven’t. 4. A […]