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Editor's Note: During World War Two, the famed English conductor Eugene Goossens, music director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, commissioned various American composers to submit patriotic pieces to celebrate the Allied war effort against Germany, Italy, and Japan. Eighteen compositions (including one by Goossens himself), brief fanfares...
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To the end of his days, Andrew Jackson harbored suspicions about the United States employing a standing army. A standing army was a waste of a country’s resources, and even more so, a danger to the liberties of its people...
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Yes, we must hold our police and our military accountable, but we must also respect the difficulty and danger of their jobs and stop willfully blinding ourselves to the unpleasant realities around us... Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords our readers the opportunity to...

Controversy surrounds the story of John Sullivan's life. Yet he is among the representative Americans of his time—gen­erous to a fault, jealous of his personal honor, optimistic, gregarious, ambitious, and "larger than life"... John Sullivan

Because of the extraordinary valor shown by so many young men on that distant beach, America stood singular and tall in the saddle. It was her finest hour and for that at least we must be grateful...
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For many college-age Americans today, World War II was largely a venture in hypocrisy, as a nation founded on segregation and illegal internments vaunted its bogus moral superiority... The World War II...
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In this secular age, the fact that Mel Gibson did not shy away from the reality that the hero of Hacksaw Ridge was a conservative, Bible-believing Christian makes the film all the more astounding... Mel Gibson’s new film, Hacksaw Ridge...
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A recent essay in another online journal tells a heartwarming story from Kansas City that involves tiny houses. For those of you who do not know what a “tiny house” is, it is simply a house that is...
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"The East is another name for the West"—Sufi proverb In Memory of Stephen J. Masty T.E. Lawrence When, in happier days, she was inscrutable "Arabia," and felix the plucky cognomen-ex-virtute honoring a mythological lineage...

Many of NATO's anxious Eastern European members are hoping that the United States pledges permanent American boots on the ground during the Alliance's upcoming summit in Warsaw, Poland. The Eastern European' anxiety is...
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Next year we are to bring all the soldiers home For lack of money, and it is all right. Places they guarded, or kept orderly, Must guard themselves, and keep themselves orderly. We want the money for...

“The Republican Party, which achieved its greatest vigor in this century during the presidential terms of Ronald Reagan, now seems in the sere and yellow leaf.” – Russell...
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Twas the night before Christmas, he lived all alone, In a one bedroom house made of plaster and stone. I had come down the chimney, with presents to give and to see just who in this home did live. As I...
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Editor's Note: The following letter by Major Sullivan Ballou of the 2nd Rhode Island regiment was written on July 14, 1861, a week before he was mortally wounded in the First Battle of Bull Run. My Very Dear Wife: Indications are...