Victory for the Cross


On June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of allowing the Bladensburg Peace Cross to stand at a busy intersection in Maryland. For nearly 100 years, this memorial has stood in honor of the 49 heroes of Prince George’s County who sacrificed their lives in WWI. Claiming to be offended by the … Read more

Why the Proper Observance of Memorial Day is Waning

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Memorial Day is here, and many see it as little more than the unofficial beginning of summer. The holiday was once marked by religious services, parades, and speeches nationwide. Now, however, some people do not even know what we are supposed to be remembering. That is why its proper observance is waning. Free Book: Return … Read more

What Does Sir Walter Scott Say About Love of Country?

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There is part of a poem by Sir Walter Scott often titled “My Native Land.” Back when poetry was appreciated and even memorized, its first lines were well known. It went: Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, ‘This is my own, my native land!’   Scott’s insights … Read more

What Does Love of Country Mean Today?

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We Americans are a people who are justifiably proud of our nation’s many heroes and achievements. Our history is full of great explorers, soldiers, statesmen, clergy, and civic leaders—George Washingtonian characters—who accomplished great deeds. Their legacy is a long, unbroken line of service, sacrifice, and honor that gives substance to our Fourth of July celebrations. … Read more