Articles by: Mark Alexander

The ‘War on Virus’ — What’s Our Exit Strategy?

The ‘War on Virus’ — What’s Our Exit Strategy?

on March 26, 2020, 9:41 AM / in Opinion

Formulating and implementing this exit strategy will be the most difficult and complex policy decision by any president in decades. “Tis well.” —George Washington (1799) In the cold season of 1799, George Washington was happily retired at his Mount Vernon family home on the Potomac, where he entertained a constant flow of guests. On December 12th of that year, by the exceptional […]

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For Real COVID-19 Relief, Suspend the Payroll Tax

For Real COVID-19 Relief, Suspend the Payroll Tax

on March 20, 2020, 8:50 AM / in Opinion

“We need to directly help American workers and families [and] put money directly and quickly into [their] hands.” It’s a race to raid the national treasury, and the winner is… The primary beneficiaries of proposed measures to prop up the economy in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic devastation should be America’s working men and women, whose jobs and income stability are […]

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On Presidential Character From George Washington to…?

On Presidential Character From George Washington to…?

on March 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

This was originally printed this time last year and deserves to be brought back. “No compact among men … can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and … no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping current of corrupted morals on the other.” […]

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The National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

The National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

on February 23, 2020, 7:01 AM / in History, Opinion

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding generations to that wretchedness which inevitably awaits them if we basely entail hereditary bondage on them.” Thomas Jefferson (1775) In […]

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‘Miraculously, We Found Bill’s Crash Site’

‘Miraculously, We Found Bill’s Crash Site’

on February 15, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

A personal account of three days in a Vietnam veteran’s life — separated by many decades. “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” —John Adams (1808) Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, two weeks ago, I received this text message: “Miraculously, we found Bill’s crash site and the farmer who was nearby that day.” That message was […]

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Did the Demo Deep State Just Get Deeper?

Did the Demo Deep State Just Get Deeper?

on January 29, 2020, 8:43 AM / in National News, Opinion

No fiction writer would plot this, because nobody would believe it, but… Have the Vindman twins colluded against Trump? As our editor Thomas Gallatin noted Monday, The New York Times published a leaked report about a soon-to-be-published book by former National Security Advisor John Bolton. The Times alleges that Bolton alleges that President Donald Trump mentioned to him that freezing […]

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MLK v the Democrat Party

MLK v the Democrat Party

on January 17, 2020, 6:04 AM / in History, Opinion

Black Americans are recognizing that Democrats have turned MLK’s dream into a nightmare. “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” —Thomas Jefferson (1781) In 1983, Republican President Ronald Reagan signed into law a bill designating the third Monday in January a national holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who […]

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Bloomberg’s Brokered Demo Convention Gambit

Bloomberg’s Brokered Demo Convention Gambit

on January 16, 2020, 7:56 AM / in Opinion

Bloomberg is positioning himself as an insurance policy against Sanders’s nomination. “No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the contrary, when people are universally ignorant, and debauched in their manners, they will sink under their own weight without the aid of foreign invaders.” —Samuel Adams […]

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A Patriot Christmas

A Patriot Christmas

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in International News, Religion

  The Birth of Jesus: “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to […]

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The Impeachment Theater of the Absurd

The Impeachment Theater of the Absurd

on December 22, 2019, 7:28 AM / in Opinion

Ironically, by claiming he needs more witnesses, Schumer is admitting that the House impeachment case is insufficient! “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” —U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 4 (1789) In Federalist No. 65, Alexander […]

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The Homosexual March, it’s history and destruction of God’s Church

on December 19, 2019, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

“There are times when Tolerance Is Not an Asset….. So when is having a gay promoter an asset as an employee of West Tennessee HealthCare…. when you need someone to attack Christians in public office….. when Christians stand in the way of progressive ideas and the growth of the public sector.”  Frank Neudecker 2006 This article was originally printed in […]

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The Latest Assault on Religious Liberty in the Armed Forces

The Latest Assault on Religious Liberty in the Armed Forces

on December 13, 2019, 8:55 AM / in Opinion

Leftists demanded that the DoD stop allowing the production of Shields of Strength with military logos. “It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.” —George Washington (1789) On a daily basis, some boorish leftist organization wins the […]

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Liberty in the Balance

Liberty in the Balance

on November 28, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Impeachment is all the Democrats have — but don’t underestimate their resolve. “Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on […]

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With Gratitude and Thanksgiving

With Gratitude and Thanksgiving

on November 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Patriots, please join me in welcoming this Thanksgiving with a pause to step back and reflect upon how blessed we really are — blessed far beyond any measure of what we deserve. The din of the strident and divisive political contests this year, the challenges we face as a nation, and the enduring struggle to sustain Liberty can be overwhelming. […]

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The Bedrock Defenders of Liberty

The Bedrock Defenders of Liberty

on November 22, 2019, 7:03 AM / in History, Opinion

“Our cause is noble… Let us therefore animate and encourage each other.” “Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on […]

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Schiff’s Desperate Pivot to Perjury and Bribery

Schiff’s Desperate Pivot to Perjury and Bribery

on November 21, 2019, 8:16 AM / in National News, Opinion

“If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what better principle can the friends of mankind apply than to the sense of this difference?” —John Adams (1775) As our longtime readers know, we are diligent in our morning editor’s call to select only those news […]

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Getting Gettysburg Right

Getting Gettysburg Right

on November 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, News, Opinion

Lincoln v Obama — Words Matter “Our unalterable resolution would be to be free. They have attempted to subdue us by force, but God be praised! in vain. Their arts may be more dangerous than their arms. Let us then … under God trust our cause to our swords.” –Samuel Adams (1776)   This week, we marked the 150th anniversary […]

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We Are Surging Across the Demo Divide

We Are Surging Across the Demo Divide

on November 14, 2019, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

Black conservatives are the Democrats’ archenemies. “The scheme, my dear [Marquis de Lafayette], which you propose as a precedent, to encourage the emancipation of the black people of this country from that state of bondage in which they are held, is a striking evidence of the benevolence of your Heart. I shall be happy to join you in so laudable […]

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The Reason

The Reason

on November 12, 2019, 8:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Our Patriot Veterans Keep America Great Every Day

Our Patriot Veterans Keep America Great Every Day

on November 6, 2019, 5:18 PM / in Opinion

“I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet through all the gloom I can see the rays of ravishing Light and Glory. I can see that the end is more than worth all the means.” —John Adams (1776) Next Monday marks […]

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