To Destroy a Nation, Destroy its Memory

We should be deathly afraid and fiercely opposed to a silent but deadly foe that is sweeping across our country: historical ignorance. American schools at every level are failing to teach even the most basic history, and as a result many young Americans are appallingly under-equipped to defend freedom. Here are some studies and statistics … More To Destroy a Nation, Destroy its Memory

Giants of History: The Courage of Nathan Hale

Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays—second only to Thanksgiving, and probably tied with Christmas. It seems fitting to begin our “Giants of History” series with one of the heroes of the Revolutionary War. I considered exploring Thomas Jefferson—after all, he did pen the Declaration of Independence, the reason for our 4th of July … More Giants of History: The Courage of Nathan Hale

The Electoral College is an Essential Guardian of Liberty

After the Constitutional Convention that created our nation, Benjamin Franklin famously said we have “A republic, if you can keep it.” A republic is a representative form of government. Democracy is nothing more or less than mob rule—majority wins. The lessons of history teach us that freedom doesn’t survive in a democracy; sooner or later, … More The Electoral College is an Essential Guardian of Liberty