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Will Our Lack of Education Result in America’s Downfall?

DID YOU KNOW –  Only 26% of Americans can name the 3 branches of our government (according to one survey). In other, less pleasant-sounding terms 74% of Americans don’t even know the basic structure of their own government. Many of our Founding Fathers spoke in strong terms about the importance of having an educated populace […]

 
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What’s In It For Me?

Jonathan Paine 1796 “But these considerations, however powerfully they address themselves to your sensibility, are greatly outweighed by those which apply more immediately to your interest. Here every portion of our country finds the most commanding motives for carefully guarding and preserving the union of the whole.The North, in an unrestrained intercourse with the South, […]

 
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Fox Hunting & Hate Speech Laws – Where Are the Christians?

Post by Patriot Academy alumnus Caleb Casto   Around Christmastime of 2002, the Parliament of the United Kingdom was working on passing a ban on Fox hunting. For those who don’t know, Fox hunting in Britain is a major pastime and a highly popular activity with the people living in the English countryside. Naturally, the […]

 
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Oliver Wolcott: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

Mark  Cole Great cultural strides – whether in politics, literature, theology, the arts – rarely happen in a vacuum. Rather, they are the inexorable outcome of all that has gone before. Great cultural strides are the dividends, as it were, paid out after generations of cultural capital have been put to work. And the most […]

 
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The Name of American & Slight Shades of Difference

Jonathan Paine 1796 “For this [protecting your unity] you have every inducement of sympathy and interest. Citizens, by birth or choice, of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of American, which belongs to you in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more […]

 
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In Their Own Words – John Jacobs

Every year, hundreds of leaders receive training from Patriot Academy. And every year that number is increasing! Through email updates, our social media, and the Patriot Press, we work to keep you informed about the impact that supporters like you are having through Patriot Academy’s work. It’s one thing for us to tell you about the […]

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William Williams: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

Mark Cole William Williams of Connecticut was the son and grandson of ministers. As such, upon his graduation from Harvard at the age of twenty, Williams began to follow the family tradition by studying theology with his father. But, by 1755, the agitation of the French and Indian War diverted his attention from theology to […]

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Palladium – How America Lost Her Unity

Jonathan Paine 1796 “Interwoven as is the love of liberty with every ligament of your hearts, no recommendation of mine is necessary to fortify or confirm the attachment. The unity of government which constitutes you one people is also now dear to you. It is justly so, for it is a main pillar in the […]

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In Their Own Words – Jaden Knudsen

Every year, hundreds of leaders receive training from Patriot Academy. And every year that number is increasing! Through email updates, our social media, and the Patriot Press, we work to keep you informed about the impact that supporters like you are having through Patriot Academy’s work. It’s one thing for us to tell you about the […]

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Vote Your Principles

[Editor’s Note: This was originally posted before the 2012 election. however, the points remain relevant to the upcoming election this year.] Patriot Academy Alumnus Joshua-Caleb Barton You don’t have to be a rocket scientist, or a whiz in political science to figure out that the upcoming election is an important one. The debt crisis, out of […]

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