In the second part of Dr. Rapacki’s interview with Patrick Henry, they discuss the role of the church in the American revolution, and Mr. Henry gives his “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” speech. Dr. Lance Hurley (the re-enactor who plays Patrick Henry) has written a book, titled Christian America: Come Back to Me.
Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin has been confirmed by the Senate as the next secretary of defense. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Dwight Stirling, University of Southern California By all accounts, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, just confirmed by the Senate to lead the U.S. Defense Department, is eminently qualified to be secretary of defense. A man who
To most Americans, the sight of armed National Guard troops sleeping in the Capitol Rotunda this past week was shocking and disturbing. To me, it was an echo of the far-distant past. “Don’t despond,” Maj. Bowman Bigelow Breed wrote to his anxious wife back home in Massachusetts as his comrades lounged around him on the
A trio of retired military leaders joined a former Department of Homeland Security official on Monday to highlight the importance of K-12 civics education as a national security issue. Retired Navy Adm. William McRaven called on Americans to know both their rights and their duties as citizens, including the basics such as voting, communicating with elected
The good news for prospective citizens is that they will soon have more time to take the civics test that has long been a critical part of the citizenship process. The bad news is that, beginning next week, the test will be twice as long. And harder. And there’s no bonus for getting a passing