Patriot Section Highlight- Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington was born April 5, 1856 to a slave woman named Jane. After emancipation, they moved to be with Booker’s father inWest Virginia. He soon enrolled in Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute and later the Wayland Seminary. Both places, he worked to pay for his schooling and left in 1878.  In 1881, he…

Nancy Reagan Will Be Missed

Back when former First Ladies were classy and did not try to guilt the American people into liking them, there was Jackie Kennedy, Eleanor Roosevelt, Barbara Bush, and Nancy Reagan. Nancy Reagan was the devoted wife to her husband Ronald Reagan. They had met while her husband was president of the Screens Actors Guild. They…

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…

I Support The #BlazeDebate

After the disastrous CNBC debate, the Republican National Committee has announced that they had discontinued their partnership with NBC News who were going to host the debate with their sister network Telemundo in February 2016. The RNC said they would continue the debate without NBC’s participation, but continue with the team from National Review who…

Reaction to the CNBC 2015 GOP Debate

I want to apologize, dear readers, I planned on Live Tweeting the Republican Presidential debate as it was broadcast live from CNBC. Unfortunately, folks like me who use streaming were banned because of a blackout that the network instituted. As such, I watched a recording this morning, though I missed the “undercard” debate. I took…

Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan

Happy Birthday to one of the greatest President of the United States in modern history! While by no means a perfect man, he was a president who kept our country safe and sound. We slept peacefully at night and he took charge, leading from the front and not from behind. Thank you, President Ronald Reagan!…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies 2014

I am a reader. No one can deny it. My shelf is filled with tons of books. One thing I love is imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into movies as…

September 11th, Happy Patriots Day Part 1

On September 11th, 2001, I was being home-schooled by my Mom alongside my sister. My dad was out on a business engagement and the sun was shining.  However, we got an urgent call from a friend who knew we never turned on the TV that the United States of America had been attacked in New…

Happy Independence Day 2014

Yes, I am proud to be an American. I was born, raised, and I will die here! These United States of America are truly a great blessed by God Almighty to be brought together under our sacred Constitution.  I am proud to be an American, I say again. This is truly the land of the free…

A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

On June 16, 1858, Abraham Lincoln won the newly formed Republican Party’s Senate nomination (he would loose the general election) and in his acceptance speech, he said these famous words: “A house divided against itself cannot stand” Now, more than ever, we need to stand together. We’ve seen so much turmoil in this nation. We’ve…

Book Review- Blood & Ballots

Warning! This review contains some spoilers from previous books in the series. Ralph Reed continues the story of fictional United States President Robert Long after book two: The Confirmation. It takes place following his successful Supreme Court nominee. The midterms are approaching and Long’s nemesis, New Jersey Senator Sal Stanley, the Majority Leader is up…

Book Review- The Confirmation by Ralph Reed

Warning, this review contains some spoilers. For the second time, Ralph Reed brings us another political thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat. It is a sequel to Dark Horse (about the successful third party presidential election of Robert Long). Shortly after President Long’s inauguration, an associate justice of the Supreme…

Why Does the 10th Amendment Matter?

Amendment X The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. The 10th Amendment is one that has been both ignored and abused since the founding of the United States of America. The Senate, the House…

Why Does The Ninth Amendment Matter?

  Amendment IX The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. This is one of the most important Amendments we have. This is one the ever reaching arm of the Big Brother Government seems to always avoid. If you notice, there is…

Book Review- Glenn Beck’s Cowards

  I have read An Inconvenient Book and Arguing With Idiots by Glenn Beck, a famous libertarian/conservative commentator, author, radio show host, and creator of The Blaze news organization. He says his goal is to not only inform, but to entertain in the process of enlightenment, and he has done it. Cowards: What Politicians, Radicals,…

Why Do the Sixth, Seventh, & Eighth Amendments Matter?

Amendment VI In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation;…

What Is Patriot Day?

Patriot Day is one of the newest United States of America holidays. It is one of reflection and pause to remember one of the most terrible and cowardly attacks on our nations. It is meant to honor the brave men, women, children, and first responders who perished in the wake of the attacks on September…

Why Does the Fifth Amendment Matter?

Amendment V No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person…

Book Review- Lee Strobel’s The Ambition

Lee Strobel, author of the non-fiction The Case For Christ book series, has delved into fiction with the political drama The Ambition. The story goes that Illinois’ junior senator is being forced to resign because of a scandal. The governor of the Land of Lincoln has two very different choices. The first is a Chicago…