Happy Independence Day 2017

Independence Day. July 4th. The Fourth of July. It is a day to celebrate when the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Ironically, it was actually signed on July 2nd, but the news did not go out to the original thirteen colonies until the fourth. The opening line is one of great inspiration. When…

Thanksgiving 2016 (Revisited)

I am going to dispense with the politically correct version of the first celebrated Thanksgiving Feast, and tell it how I believe it happened based on my own studies on the matter. A band of Pilgrims, seeking freedom from religious persecution, fled from the British Empire and set sail on the Mayflower. They endured harsh…

#ThankAVeteran – Happy Veteran’s Day 2016

Today should be celebrated with the same gusto as the Fourth of July, Christmas, or any other holiday. Instead, we just give it a polite, “Oh, hey, today is the day.” This should not be the case. Today is Veteran’s Day. It should be celebrated with fireworks, parade, pie eating contests, and sending thank you…

1888: Raise the Washington Monument

On October 8th, 1888 the Washington Monument was unveiled in Washington, DC as an obelisk dedicated to the legacy of President George Washington, the father of the United States and the very first Commander-in-Chief. During Washington’s lifetime, there many proposals for a monument, but Washington himself scoffed at them. Early discussions of a monument officially…

We Will Never Forget: Patriot Day 2016

Patriot Day is day to remember September 11th, 2001, when terrorists targeted us for no other reason than we are the United States of America. It was a sad, cowardly act that saw the death of hundreds of Americans. Then on September 11th, 2012, terrorists of the same ideology attacked the American consulate in Benghazi,…

Patriot Section Highlight: David Crockett

Today is a very special day. It is the birthday of famous Tennessee native and Texas hero David “Davy” Crockett. He was a frontier icon that has so many legends surrounding him it is kind of hard to distinguish history from legend to liberal indoctrination.  He served as a scout in the Tennessee militia in…