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How a Lowly Monk Ended Rome’s Bloody Gladiator Duels

BY LAWRENCE W. REED Fought in stadiums before tens of thousands of boisterous onlookers, ancient Roman gladiator duels are well known today—more than 1,600 years...

Know Much, Do Little

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL There are so many bad things we can do to hurt America – but the saddest, and perhaps baddest of...

The Courage of a Nurse: the Story of Edith Cavell

BY LAWRENCE W. REED Edith Cavell was responsible for one thousand Allied soldiers eventually making their way home from Belgium in WWI. Nazi Germany forced France...

In a Hero’s Funeral is a Lesson for Us All

BY BOB BARR Riley Howell was laid to rest Sunday in Waynesville, North Carolina, at a funeral service with full military honors. He was not...

Ignorance, Fear, and LGBTQ

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Mary and I met with several black relatives for dinner at a restaurant in Baltimore. The jovial conversation drifted to...

Jacob Duché Continental Congress Prayer & a caution to “Stand Fast as the Guardians of Liberty”

American Minute with Bill Federer As British troops were descending upon Boston, the Continental Congress' first official act was to request that Rev. Jacob Duché,...

Life With Father, A Dying Breed

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN In 1952, I was 5 years old when I walked into the kitchen of our 6th floor apartment in the Baltimore...

Irving Berlin born MAY 11, 1888

American Minute with Bill Federer The son of a rabbi, he was born MAY 11, 1888. At 4-years-old, he immigrated with his family from Russia to...

Winston Churchill’s Darkest Hour

BY PAUL G. KENGOR Last Saturday I dropped off my two oldest sons and their friend at the theatre. I planned to kill a couple...

When I heard this Christian woman’s story, I publicly broke down in tears

BY ALLEN WEST ‘Tis the season… for what exactly? We shared here the story about the Muslim mayor of Nazareth deciding to cancel Christmas. Sadly, this mayor...

Martin Luther: Here I Stand

Here I stand; I can do no otherwise. God help me. Amen! Martin Luther

Quiet, Comfortable Christian or True Disciple?—Russell M. Nelson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS August 2015, Ensign The day is gone when you can be a quiet and comfortable Christian. Your religion is not...

Of Rivals

Considerations by the Way An ancient philosopher speaks of rivals who take advantage of his imprisonment. We shall not presume to anticipate the judgment of our...

Rise Up and Bear Off the Constitution Triumphantly

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, HAROLD B. LEE I have faith in the future of this promised land of America and in its institutions...

Weekly Story: De Glaubeck and The Hickory Club

Weekly Story Following General Greene’s defeat at Guilford Court House—March 1781—, a cavalry officer makes do.   I wish we could get thirty or forty swords, as...

Part 5: The Virtue of Fortitude, Counterfeit Courage, Virtues Associated with Fortitude, Patience and Perseverance

THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS A Brief Introduction to Ethics BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. PART FIVE The Virtue of Fortitude Counterfeit Courage ...

Love, Duty, and the Power of Small Things

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL One of the marvels, if not miracles, of the American War for Independence is the purity of motive found...

The Mistake of Women in Combat, From Those Who Know

BY JON E. DOUGHERTY There is a litany of reasons why it was fundamentally wrong for President Obama, with zero military or combat experience, to...

Courage to Call Things By Their Proper Name – Fr. Frank Pavone

BY FR. FRANK PAVONE This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “We need now...

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Why don’t these black lives matter?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Child labor, human rights abuses and deaths are routinely ignored by Greens and Democrats~ Marathon Petroleum recently announced it will “indefinitely idle” its...

A Temple Experience

BY T.F. STERN My friend David Nell asked if I’d share an experience regarding the Temple, something that could be described as a life altering...

This Old Rocking Chair

BY T.F. STERN When my parents were starting out as a family I remember them having a beautiful black Hitchcock Rocking Chair with its traditional...

Food Security in a Post-Covid World

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~European Conservatives and Reformists Party hosts another ‘Europe Debates’ webinar~ US-EU trade talks are already stalled over agriculture issues. And yet the European...