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AMERICA’S BEST HOUR – AMERICA’S WORSE HOUR

On March 6th, 1836 between one hundred and eighty – two and two hundred and fifty-seven men were huddled behind the walls of a crumbling adobe mission beside the Mexican town of Bexar.  830 more words

CLARIFICATION ON THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARM

In 1776 the founding fathers of our country signed the Declaration of independence.  This document declared the right for the thirteen colonies to form a confederation and become independent from the mother country, Great Britain and to further self-determine the future of the new country.  785 more words

THE UNCOMMON MAN

America was founded and built by a unique set of individuals. This set of individuals packed up everything they owned and set sail to a new country and new home with the knowledge that they would never return to the place that they were raised and would never see their friends or family again.  436 more words

PEOPLE THAT BUILT AMERICA – JIM BRIDGER

Jim Bridger was one of the more famous mountain men in American history.  He trapped, guided and explored the American West during the early to mid-1800s and was instrumental in forging a new nation. 534 more words

THE SECOND AMENDMENT

Discussion has been ongoing for decades about the right to bear arms and the Constitution of the United States.  This rhetoric has reached a fever pitch over the last year and has gotten to a point that the leader of the most powerful country on earth is threatening to bypass the Legislative Branch of our government, Congress, and enact new parts of gun control.  736 more words

JUSTICE IN ARABIA

Last week Saudi Arabia sent a stern message to insurgents that terrorism will not be tolerated.  Not only was a message broadcast in the most emphatic manner but it will also confuse the war against the world leader in terrorism, ISIS. 633 more words

FOLLY BEACH REVISITED

When I was in the seventh grade the gates of a quarter-mile long spillway were closed and the waters of Bayou D’Arbonne began to back up to form one of the largest manmade lakes in the Deep South.    743 more words