Late last year, I was invited by a friend to come along for an official county visit to honor a 100-year-old veteran of World War II. His name was George Kaleel. The county commissioner had decided to surprise him with a certificate of appreciation for his service and to commemorate the fact that he had reached the century mark.
When we were asked if we could interview Margalit Fox about her latest book, The Confidence Men, we jumped at the opportunity.
“The defense of masculinity.” That was Michael Walsh’s response when asked what was the focus of his new book, Last Stands: Why Men Fight When All Is Lost.
Many of you know that Dustin Bass and Alan Wakim write op-eds for The Epoch Times. On April 28, Dustin was interviewed on CrossRoads with Joshua Philipp at the home-studio in The Woodlands.
We hosted our very first history event on April 17 and it was a true success. But before we get into how the event went, we first need to talk about April 16.
In Federalist Paper 62, James Madison wrote “It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”
For centuries, Americans have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day every March 17. Dating all the way back to 1601, before the 50 states, before the 13 colonies, before the Seven Years War, even before the Plymouth Colony was founded, colonists celebrated the holiday. They were actually part of the Spanish colony now known as Saint Augustine.
In the late afternoon of April 21, 1836, Gen. Sam Houston sat on his stallion Saracen as his Texian Army slowly marched for battle in two parallel lines near Lynch’s Ferry.
British Redcoats occupied Boston on Oct. 1, 1768, to end the civil unrest that divided the city between patriots led by The Sons of Liberty, and Tory loyalists led by Gov. Francis Bernard, Lt. Gov. Thomas Hutchinson and his brother-in-law Andrew Oliver.
Valentine’s Day is once again upon us, and for loved ones who find themselves separated by distance, there’s never been a better time to be alive.
When President Trump authorized the strategic strike against Iran’s Qasem Soleimani there was an uproar of praise and worry stemming from the same people: Americans.
’Twas the early evening of Christmas Day in 1776 and Gen. George Washington was on the verge of losing the Revolutionary War.
The campaign trail will soon begin for both parties, and there’s the continual narrative that the trail itself is mapped out all wrong. There’s rising concern that the national voice isn’t being heard in our national elections.
As Christmas Eve began in 1914, the soldiers sitting in the frost-covered trenches were miserably cold, homesick, and tired of war.
This year marks the 80-year anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War. If you look at it, and not even that closely, you will see the political and social similarities between the Spain of the 1930s and America today.
The compilation of the Declaration of Independence (DI), the United States Constitution (USC), and the Bill of Rights (BR) is much larger in context than the Virginia Declaration of Rights, but when we merely read over this Virginia Bill of Rights, we easily begin to make the connections to the three other American documents.
What motivated General Benedict Arnold to turn from military hero to the most despised traitor in American history? Here we take a look at the events in his life which led to the ultimate betrayal will explain the metamorphosis.
Thomas Paine's Common Sense was "the most incendiary and popular pamphlet of the entire revolutionary era", according to history Gordon Wood. This brief introduction to the famous pamphlet will give you insight into just how impactful was during this period that led to American independence.