Who is Christmas really for, anyway?

by Pat Boone -- It's very interesting, even curious, that there are increasing objections in several quarters to the Christmas observances that have been an annual part of American life for as more…

Dance with the one that brung ya

by Pat Boone -- Pop quiz: What was the primary source of the principles on which our Declaration of Independence and our Constitution, and our Bill of Rights, were based? Answer: the more…

No such thing as 'free' speech

by Pat Boone -- Freedom isn't free, freedom isn't free You've got to pay the price, you've got to sacrifice For your liberty. The above words are from a song written over more…

What Christmas 'slump'?

by Pat Boone -- I loved my friend, Sam Walton. I still do. I first met him when he was just getting started. At that time, he operated a scant 4,000 stores more…

The Grinch, the 'gays' and Wal-Mart

by Pat Boone -- I played tennis with Sam Walton Yes, the man who conceived, founded and built the mighty Wal-Mart. What a man he was! Everything he did, he gave his more…

Goodbye, frying pan … hello, fire?

by Pat Boone -- OK. For the last several weeks in this space, I've tried to engage my fellow entertainers and the strident politicians and all the loud and angry critics of more…

A writing in the sky

by Pat Boone -- As I write these words, I'm comfortably ensconced in a comfortable window seat, 30,000 feet in the air over our country, en route from Los Angeles to New more…

A Paul Revere for today

by Pat Boone -- They say "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." May I propose a corollary adage? "Quotation is the sincerest form of respect." And because I feel the content more…

Tell me, then?What is the answer?

by Pat Boone -- "War is not the answer! We're doing okay, and besides, they're just too much for us. We can't win; we don't have the resource or the skill or more…