The Pine Tree Riot kicked off the Revolution

by Brent Smith -- Living in New England, one can be exposed to an abundance of colonial-era history – tales of settlers and revolution. Practically everyone knows of the "Boston Tea Party," more…

Hail, Britannia!

by Burt Prelutsky -- Perhaps it's because we get so little good news on this side of the Atlantic, but I found myself ecstatic when I heard that the Brits had bid more…

Gowdy's $7.1 million Benghazi rip off

by Mychal Massie -- Last week, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released the report of its findings pursuant to the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack that resulted in the murder of more…

The war on freedom of religion

by Joseph Farah -- There is, perhaps, no principle more ingrained in U.S. law and the very foundations of Americanism than freedom of religion. Nevertheless, it is under assault by two of more…

The Holocaust and South Sudan

by Ellen Ratner -- I grew up with Holocaust survivors. They weren't my parents, but people my parents had helped bring to America after World War II. We heard stories that were more…

America is home to 2 world-class kleptocrats

by Theodore Roosevelt Malloch -- According to dictionary definitions, kleptocracy comes from the Greek word: kleptēs for thief, and kratos, for "power" or "rule" – hence "rule by thieves." It is a term more…

Remembering the real America

by Barbara Simpson -- I've been spending time recently going through family papers and belongings, making those difficult decisions after family deaths. My mother was a "saver," and I've found a number more…