In a circle of true Friends each man is simply what he is: stands for nothing but himself. No one cares twopence about any one else’s family, profession, class, income, race, or previous history… That is the kingliness of Friendship. We meet like sovereign princes of independent states, abroad, on neutral ground, freed from our […]
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Perseverance and Spirit have done Wonders in all ages. George Washington Presidents’ Day in Seattle this year was an unusually sunny Monday flecked with dramatic clouds. As they do every year, the Sons, Daughters, and Children of the American Revolution gathered on the University of Washington campus to pay tribute to its namesake along with […]
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Thank you to KOMO Seattle for featuring this song.
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Today in Seattle tensions are mounting as a group of people demand the removal of a Confederate monument in Lake View Cemetery. This happens from time to time. You might remember Destroying the Seattle Confederate Memorial from two years ago in which I mention the diverse parties involved in its dedication. Earlier today I was informed […]
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Kudos to my British cousins for putting their national security and therefore the well-being of their own people first, which is the foremost duty of a civilized nation. Cue Andrew Roberts in the Wall Street Journal (h/t NWO): Surely—surely—this is an issue on which the British people, and they alone, have the right to decide, without […]
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Today is Super Tuesday and two very dangerous candidates for the office of POTUS predictably have the lead. Recent presidential debates have been more like The Jerry Springer Show than a forum for intelligent discourse. Candidates sling mud and dish out grandiose promises and attack other Americans without having any rational or substantive plans to actually […]
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Hey We the People– September 17th is Constitution Day, meaning it’s been 228 years since the completion of the supreme law of the United States. The National Constitution Center has an Interactive Constitution page that delves into relevant issues. Also check out their pop quiz. And they have a great FAQ page. Viva la Constitution, […]
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This morning I woke up to a headline on KOMO’s website that simultaneously made my heart sink and my blood boil, Group wants Confederate monument removed from local cemetery. SEATTLE – A Confederate monument in Capitol Hill’s Lake View Cemetery is in the spotlight as a local group calls for its removal. For more than a […]
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I long to be in the Field again, doing my part to keep the old flag up, with all its stars. -Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, 20th Maine Infantry On a recent Saturday in late May, Boy Scout Troop 100 from Ballard gathered at the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Seattle to clean up the grounds […]
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On March 3rd, 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the United States Congress. Simply put, he is trying to stop the Iranians from building nuclear weapons. His country’s very existence is on the line. Critics say this is grandstanding to garner more votes in an upcoming election, or that it’s an attempt to […]
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