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…

An immigration parable

by Pat Boone -- A fable, a parable – they're often virtually the same thing. A story with a moral, a lesson, a truth, disguised as an entertaining tale. Here's a terrific more…