Four Things You Should Know About Veterans Day

November 11th is Veterans Day. Here are four things we believe our readers should know about this federal holiday.

Highlighting the Veterans History Project

The Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project seeks to capture firsthand reflections of military service before they are lost.

Three Cheers for George Washington: Remembering the First President on Constitution Day

“The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.” – George Washington

Flashback: George W. Bush’s Speech at Ground Zero

Watch the iconic speech given by President George W. Bush at Ground Zero three days after the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Remembering a Forgotten Champion of Labor: Calvin Coolidge

John Hendrickson: Calvin Coolidge valued American labor and the spirit of work and his policies led to job creation and economic expansion.

An Inspiring Movie About the Life of Harriet Tubman Coming Soon

Cynthia Erivo stars as runaway slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the Focus Features film Harriet to be released in theaters on November 1, 2019.

The Three-Fifths Myth

Phil Bair: Journalists and commentators are still telling us that blacks were considered “three-fifths of a person” by those who drafted the Constitution, it’s not true.

(Video) A Brief History of Income Taxes in the United States

Watch as Ross Marchand of the Taxpayer Protection Alliance breaks down the history of the income tax in this Free the People Foundation video.

Remembering Senator Barry Goldwater’s Historic Campaign

This January marks the 55th anniversary of Arizona Senator Barry M. Goldwater announcing his intentions to run for president in 1964.

Epidemics, Fear and Denial: How Every American Is Threatened

Dr. Jane Orient: Our nation faces real threats that produce genuine body counts from violence and disease. We need an outbreak of common sense.

The Battle Over McNary-Haugen and Federal Agriculture Policy

President Coolidge’s opposition to McNary-Haugen demonstrated his consistence within his political philosophy and preferred policy preferences of a limited government.

The Federal Budget and Morality

John Hendrickson: Coolidge regarded “a good budget as among the noblest monuments of virtue” and believed that the issue of taxation was also a moral issue.

The Historical Roots of Big Government

John Hendrickson: The true origins of today’s big government originate with the progressive and modern liberal movement of the early 20th century.

President Trump and Republicans Should Follow the Mellon Economic Plan

John Hendrickson: President Trump and Republicans in Congress should follow the example of Andrew Mellon who promoted tax cuts and fiscal discipline.

An Old-Fashioned American: The Political Values of Calvin Coolidge

John Hendrickson: James M. Beck’s description of Calvin Coolidge as an “old-fashioned” American was fitting because it reflected Coolidge’s political philosophy.

Should Iowa Require High School Students to Pass U.S. Citizenship Exam?

John Hendrickson: The Civic Education Initiative is a step in the right direction in reversing this great moral problem of civic ignorance among high school graduates.