9/11- A Day America Will Never Forget

I have good parents. When we were growing up, my Mom and Dad taught my Sister and I about patriotism. They taught us how we are blessed to live in the United States of America. They were not “helicopter parents” and they made sure to teach us about our national history, the good and the…

10 Movies To Watch On Independence Day 2020

Independence Day. The Fourth of July. July 4th. Whatever you want to call it, it is a day to celebrate American Pride and American Exceptionalism. Hopefully, you have the day off to spend time with your family, cook, watch fireworks, and maybe catch a movie. Here is an updated list of 10 Movies To Watch…

Thanksgiving (Revisited) in 2018

I am going to dispense with the politically correct version of the first celebrated Thanksgiving Feast, and tell it how I believe it happened based on my own studies on the matter. A band of Pilgrims, seeking freedom from religious persecution, fled from the British Empire and set sail on the Mayflower. They endured harsh…

10 Movies To Watch On Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day is a good day to stand up and salute because we live in the United States of America. We have several branches of the military that produce incredibly brave men and women who stand up and fight for our freedoms. This long weekend, be sure to remember them and say a prayer for…

Constitution Day: The Forgotten Holiday

As citizens of the United States of America, we celebrate several patriotic holidays. Independence Day celebrates our freedom from tyranny with hot dogs and fireworks. Thanksgiving reminds us how two very different peoples can join together to celebrate what God has done for them. Patriot Day helps us to never forget September 11th, 2001 and 2012 to remind…

Happy Independence Day 2017

Independence Day. July 4th. The Fourth of July. It is a day to celebrate when the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Ironically, it was actually signed on July 2nd, but the news did not go out to the original thirteen colonies until the fourth. The opening line is one of great inspiration. When…

StudioJake Interviews Ann Lieven

I would like to thank YouTuber Ann Lieven for joining me on StudioJake. Ann calls herself the World’s Most Cynical Patriot. She tackles such hot button topics like feminism, liberalism, gender studies, and is not afraid to speak her mind. Unfortunately, my recording equipment malfunctioned and so there is a weird echo on the video. I do…

Thanksgiving 2016 (Revisited)

I am going to dispense with the politically correct version of the first celebrated Thanksgiving Feast, and tell it how I believe it happened based on my own studies on the matter. A band of Pilgrims, seeking freedom from religious persecution, fled from the British Empire and set sail on the Mayflower. They endured harsh…

#ThankAVeteran – Happy Veteran’s Day 2016

Today should be celebrated with the same gusto as the Fourth of July, Christmas, or any other holiday. Instead, we just give it a polite, “Oh, hey, today is the day.” This should not be the case. Today is Veteran’s Day. It should be celebrated with fireworks, parade, pie eating contests, and sending thank you…

Happy Independence Day 2016

Today we are celebrating the United States of America! It is Independence Day, the day we won our freedom from tyranny. We have such a proud heritage and I hope that you are celebrating by cooking, spending time with family, and enjoying some fireworks after dark.  I feel so blessed to be a citizen of the USA.…

Music Review- Anthem Lights: America Medley

Before I get started, I just want to say Happy Independence Day and Happy Birthday, America! Caleb Grimm, Chad Graham, Joey Stamper, and Spencer Kane are the singers/musicians behind the band Anthem Lights. I have reviewed several of their songs, covers, and medleys, but I decided to do their newest patriotic additions: America Medley.  Using…

Memorial Day 2016

What is Memorial Day? It is a day of remembrance. We as patriot citizens of the United States of America take this day to remember all of our fallen heroes. We remember the brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice to ensure that America is the home of the free and home of the…

Women’s Appreciation Month 2016 Update

To celebrate Women’s History Month, I decided to do a special Women’s Appreciation Month to celebrate women in the United States of America are doing some amazing things.  From Patriot Section Highlights, to book reviews, reading recommendation, movies, music, news, and so much more. I want to especially thank the fine women who agreed to…

Patriot Section Highlight: Madam CJ Walker

March is Women’s Appreciation Month, and today we have a true American heroine! Sarah Breedlove, later known as Madam C.J. Walker, was (by today’s standards) the first self-made female millionaire.  Sarah was born December 23, 1867 in Louisiana as the first free African-American in her family under the Emancipation Proclamation. She was orphaned at the age…

Patriot Section Highlight: Hiram Rhodes Revels

Since it is Black History Month, this month’s patriot highlight goes to the first Black senator, Republican Hiram Rhodes Revels.  Revels was born free in South Carolina on September 27, 1827. Though he apprenticed as barber, he went to seminary where he studied theology. He began a career as a Methodist pastor and evangelist where he…

Remembering Pearl Harbor 2015

We in the United States of America remember those who perished in the cowardly surprise attack on the naval base on Pearl Harbor, the even that launched us into World War 2. In remembrance, I am posting President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous address to the nation in regards to the attack. Yesterday, December 7, 1941…

Happy Veteran’s Day 2015 #thankaveteran

To all of the Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, I just want to say THANK YOU. We know freedom is not free, but you all gave up so much so that you could pay that price for us. You are true patriots, every man and woman who put on the uniform. You deserve…

American Patriot Section Highlight: Sam Houston

Today is the anniversary of Sam Houston becoming the first President of the Republic of Texas after successfully leading the Texan army to victory at the Battle of San Jacinto. He would later serve as the first senator from Texas when the young nation was annexed into the United States of America and later became…