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1948 Scout Manual Offers 3 Key Lessons On How To Be An American Patriot

Even amidst global lockdowns and a roiling political and cultural debate, the United States remains a land of opportunity and plenty. This is made possible largely because we are citizens of a free country. “We the people” established our Constitution, not a king, queen, or dictator. Despite our problems, we prosper because America’s government is designed to protect what is…

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SCOTUS Keeps Texas Heartbeat Law Alive, But Roberts Joins Court’s Left-Wing In Foreshadowing Pro-Abortion Dissent

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that abortion facilities in Texas may sue certain officials in the Lone Star State over its recently enacted “heartbeat law,” which went into effect on Sept. 1 and bans killing unborn babies past six weeks gestation. In a largely procedural decision, the court determined that Texas abortion providers can take legal action in…

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Why Are Philadelphia Public Schools Trying To Stop Teachers From Talking To The Press?

While schools are on the hot seat across the United States due to coronavirus lockdowns and critical race theory (CRT) leaks, Philadelphia City School District is deciding whether it will introduce what one board member calls “a gag order,” effectively forbidding its 20,000 employees from speaking to the media without district approval. The district’s proposed policy was discussed in a…

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A National Divorce Wouldn’t Be As Easy Or Worthwhile As Advertised

When Donald Trump was president and filling the federal court system with conservative jurists, some leftists yearned for a “national divorce.” Richard Kreitner, in “Break It Up: Secession, Division, and the Secret History of America’s Imperfect Union,” argues that a unified America does terrible things such as promoting slavery, instituting Jim Crow, starting wars, and incarcerating minorities. Kreitner asserts, “Secession…

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6 Things We Just Learned About The Supreme Court’s Gun Rights Case

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the first gun rights case to reach the high court in more than a decade. The case, New York State Rifle and Pistol Assoc. v. Bruen, concerns the constitutionality of New York’s law banning the carrying of handguns outside the home for self-defense, absent a license—something the state will only…

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Joe Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Is Blatantly Unconstitutional

In one of the most overtly authoritarian orders imposed by a president in decades, Joe Biden issued a sweeping series of vaccine mandates on September 9, a move that could affect as many 100 million Americans. Under Biden’s rules, federal employees, employees of federal contractors, and Americans employed by a health-care facility receiving Medicare or Medicaid funding will all be required…

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Is It Any Surprise That A Military That Believes America Is ‘Evil’ Botched The Mission In Afghanistan?

If America is as innately evil as some of our educators and “anti-racism” trainers say it is, then what business do we have being in Afghanistan, or anywhere else, for that matter? A nation that preaches these things flirts with the type of debacle we are seeing in Afghanistan. Maybe there is a silver lining to the national humiliation that…

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Federal Judges Dismiss ‘Frivolous’ Leftist Case Arguing Postage Stamps Are ‘Jim Crow’ Poll Tax

After activist group Black Voters Matter (BVM) sought to claim ballot postage is an example of a poll tax in the state of Georgia, three federal appeals court judges dismissed the request last Friday. It is only the latest example of the left’s organized and strategic initiative to undermine elections across the country by inapplicably invoking “Jim Crow.” Judges in…

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ATF Nominee David Chipman’s Record Shows He Despises Americans And The Constitution

Most federal nominees receive rote consideration in the Senate. If the president is of the same party as the Senate majority, nominees are generally easily confirmed. Only a few nominees ever run into any procedural hurdles. The exception to this rule is, and should be, David Chipman, the current nominee for director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF). To understand why, let’s…

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America Has An Existential Civics Education Crisis That More ‘Civics Education’ Will Only Make Worse

As leftists push for greater control of what children learn about American history and how Americans define their civic responsibilities, a majority of Americans support more “civics education,” an interesting new Heritage Foundation survey finds. “[T]wo-thirds of parents and nearly three-quarters of teachers share a strong desire to see greater emphasis on civics education. Indeed, interest in civics education among…

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Why Does Kirsten Gillibrand Want To Give Soldiers Worse Options For Prosecuting Sexual Assault?

With the convening of a new Congress, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has reintroduced a bill to drastically change the role of senior commanders in the military justice system. The bill would remove senior commanders from the court-martial referral and review process for sexual assault and other felony-level “common law” crimes and place that responsibility in the hands of lawyers, much like…

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