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Spitting On The Graves of Our Soldiers

From National Review “A shocking new video has just been released by the Center for Medical Progress, the undercover investigative group that in 2015 released videos showing that Planned Parenthood affiliates have profited from selling the body parts of aborted babies.” If you didn’t watch the video this morning, you may not be able to. […]

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For the Vets

Jonathan Paine When do you feel safe? For most, it is when they are home, surrounded by people they love and familiar things. Especially this time of year, a warm fire and friendly conversation around good food is the picture of security and peace. Now, imagine purposefully leaving that feeling of safety and security. Imagine […]

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Becoming What You Hate

Jonathan Paine Donald Trump has been in office for approximately 5 months. Few could have imagined the amount of scandal and controversy that could have been created during this short span of time. The news media has been pontificating on the rightness or wrongness of all the different aspects of the numerous proposed scandals. Everything […]

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John Penn: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

Marc Cole It has been said that a hero is one who rises to the occasion and then slips quietly away. That’s a pretty good summary of the life of John Penn of North Carolina, signer of the Declaration of Independence. We know him today because he signed his name to the Declaration. Nothing more, […]

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Donald Trump’s Glass Ceiling

Jonathan Paine Donald Trump’s election ushered in a new era of politics. While Hillary Clinton was poised to break the glass ceiling for women, Trump broke a different glass ceiling – one for those who have no political experience. The most powerful position in the world is now accessible to the non-politician, something that has […]

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Sanctuary Cities vs. The Rule of Law

Frank Alegria, Patriot Academy Alumni With the stroke of a pen, and the resounding thump of his stamp on SB 4, Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared, “Texas has now banned sanctuary cities in the Lone Star State.” For years, conservatives throughout the state have fought to enact such legislation. And thanks to the hard work […]

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Where They Are Now: Paulo Sibaja

Patriot Academy is having a nation-wide impact that is expanding every single year. The alumni that are trained at Patriot Academy are not your “average” young people as evidenced by the drive and passion that mark their lives. No matter the career or position they find themselves in, the young leaders that have experienced Patriot […]

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Joseph Hewes: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

Marc Cole Born in 1730 at Maybury Hill, an estate on the outskirts of Princeton, New Jersey, Joseph Hewes was the son of a pious and well-to-do Quaker farmer. He received a rigorous religious upbringing, and studied at a local school before attending the College of New Jersey (Princeton). After college, Hewes moved south and […]

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Comey in the Middle

Jonathan Paine This week President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey made the headlines. And continues to make the headlines days after the occurrence. Must be a slow news week. Now, whether or not Trump did the right thing by firing Comey, we probably won’t know for some time because we simply do not […]

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William Hooper: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

Mark Cole Many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were not fire-breathing radicals seeking to sever relations with mother England for no reason. On the contrary, many of them were famously loyal to the Crown until it became obvious to any freedom-loving colonist that independence was necessary and inevitable. William Hooper was in […]


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