About Jonathan Paine

Author Jonathan Paine

Our Western Flame

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By Patriot Academy Alunus, Ethan Nunn   In J.R.R. Tolkien’s greatest work The Lord of the Rings, there are many object lessons we can learn, like how absolute power corrupts absolutely, the meaning of friendship, and what patriotism looks like. But the greatest lesson I think that Tolkien offers us is a call for action. […]

 

A Week to Remember – My Experience at Patriot Academy (Part 2)

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By Patriot Academy Alumnus Casey Lay Continued from Part 1 Patriot Academy’s Amazing Speakers Throughout the week, many speakers came to Austin and spoke to us on various topics- from what constitutes a prosperous economy, to the stories of famous historical figures such as Isaac Newton, to the evils of socialism. I especially enjoyed historian […]

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A Week to Remember – My Experience at Patriot Academy (Part 1)

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By Patriot Academy Alumnus Casey Lay   Ben Shapiro, Glenn Beck. Charlie Kirk. If those names are familiar to you then Patriot Academy is your home. More importantly, if those names are NOT familiar to you, Patriot Academy is still your home. I first heard about Patriot Academy at a homeschool convention in May of […]

 

Preparing Patriots – Building Friendships That Last a Lifetime

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Have you ever signed up to attend a political leadership program but didn’t know where exactly to start? Maybe you’ve been a bit daunted with the seemingly tall task of preparing for its activities because, although you generally knew what was expected of you, you have no one to personally guide you along in doing […]

Human Rights vs. Abortion

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Helen Bricker, Patriot Academy Alumnus I saw this picture on Facebook and had to reread a couple times. I could not really wrap my brain around it because, some of it I agree with, some of it sounds good and fair. For instance the adoption, the parenthood, abstinence, are all good things. But then the […]

The ONE Skill That Will Set You Apart

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If you ask people what their least favorite subject was in school, you’ll probably hear a lot of people saying, “Algebra!” or “Chemistry!” This is…understandable. Sometimes it can be hard to see how useful subjects like higher mathematics or advanced science will be in your everyday life. However, another school subject that gets well-hated is […]

My 3 Favorite Things About Patriot Academy

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by Patriot Academy Alumnus Ethan Nunn The quote above begs the question, how will we destroy ourselves? It will begin when we stray from the constitution, give more and more power to the government, leave less and less power in the hands of the people, and forget the principles this nation was built on. Sound […]

A Fire Kindled – Frank Alegria

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I remember it just like yesterday. Ted Cruz had just won a runoff for Senate versus David Dewhurst. The exciting Tea Party wave that had elected figures in other states, such as Scott Brown, Mike Lee, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio had officially come to Texas. I liked this different Republican and what he had […]

My First Experience at Patriot Academy – Helen Bricker

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It was 2015. I was busy working and being a young 23 year old. Not really sure what I wanted to do with my life. My mom came up to me one day and told me about this program called the Patriot Academy that she had heard about on American Family Radio. She thought it […]

What FDR Taught Us & How Harry Truman Saved Us

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Sarah Sloan, Patriot Academy Alumnus The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt provided a valuable historical lesson for our nation. It clarified the need for presidential term limits. The 22nd Amendment states that no president may be elected for more than two terms. The vice president is included in the amendment; he or she may not […]

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