Thanksgiving and the American Spirit

Thanksgiving and the American Spirit

When the pilgrims at Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts gathered for the first Thanksgiving in the autumn of 1621, they couldn’t have imagined that their display of gratitude to God would become a great American tradition, celebrated by families across the continent for almost 400 years.

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Obama Was Wrong. We Were Right.

Obama Was Wrong. We Were Right.

One of the more amusing periods of the 2012 presidential campaign season was the 6 weeks President Obama, the White House, the news media, and most of the Washington elite spent insisting that more oil and gas production in the United States would not put downward pressure on gasoline prices.

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Making American History Come Alive

Making American History Come Alive

A video has been circulating on the internet in which a student at a large university asks her peers basic questions about American history. The results are quite distressing. To the question, “Who won the Civil War?” she receives such responses as “America?” Another student replies, “You mean the one in 1965?” Two of them wonder, “Who was even in it?” And worst of all, “What Civil War?”

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