Articles by: Mark Alexander

From Uncivil Discourse to Civil War?

From Uncivil Discourse to Civil War?

on August 16, 2018, 2:02 PM / in Opinion

Historic socialist assaults on Liberty were not as organized and targeted, nor did they have the tacit approval of a major political party. The Democrat Party’s fastest growing identity-politics constituency has, for the last decade, been coalescing around a theme that is both animating and destructive: Hate. The current chorus of contemptible rhetoric comes from leftist Demo antagonists, their Leftmedia propagandists whose ad revenues depend […]

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Tax Reduction and Simplification — How to Defeat the Demos

Tax Reduction and Simplification — How to Defeat the Demos

on August 10, 2018, 9:07 AM / in History, Opinion

“You can’t be for big government, big taxes and big bureaucracy and still be for the little guy.” —Ronald Reagan “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” —John Marshall (1819) The regulatory cuts ordered by President Donald Trump are already saving consumers billions of […]

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Republican Primary Pretenders: Caveat Emptor

Republican Primary Pretenders: Caveat Emptor

on July 25, 2018, 7:47 AM / in Opinion

By Mark Alexander  |  Patriot Post A Conservative Pretender Case Study: Boyd v Black Across our nation, there are a few hotly contested federal and state Republican primaries in which genuine conservative candidates are facing wealthy pretenders who are recasting themselves as “conservative.” These imitators can fund unlimited advertising and social media buys for their makeovers. Some “conservative” candidates are, […]

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Independence Day 2018

Independence Day 2018

on July 4, 2018, 9:08 AM / in Opinion

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes […]

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The Declaration of Dependence

The Declaration of Dependence

on July 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Hamilton, and BO’s History of Liberty “[C]unning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the Power of the People and to usurp for themselves the reins of Government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.” —George Washington (1796) The foundational tenet of The Patriot Post’s mission is to promote Liberty every day. But […]

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Democrat Protagonists Are Masters of Hypocrisy

Democrat Protagonists Are Masters of Hypocrisy

on June 27, 2018, 3:58 PM / in Opinion

If hypocrisy was a virtue, Democrats would be the most virtuous among us. “Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks — no form of government can render us secure.” —James Madison (1778) Group generalizations are rarely accurate, but in the case of Democrat protagonists, hypocrisy is a virtually […]

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Geopolitics: Trump Plays Chess, MSM Plays Checkers

Geopolitics: Trump Plays Chess, MSM Plays Checkers

on June 16, 2018, 7:57 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Trump is closer to disarming the NoKo regional and global threat than any president in 60 years. By Mark Alexander “There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.” —George Washington (1793) I have noted an interesting trend in recent months. Some of my politically astute […]

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Soros Laments ‘Everything Has Gone Wrong’

Soros Laments ‘Everything Has Gone Wrong’

on June 12, 2018, 8:34 AM / in International News, National News

Billionaire George Soros, one of the chief archenemies of Liberty, has a complaint. “Everything that could go wrong, has gone wrong,” he said over the weekend. Why? Because people around the world are rising up to reject the leftist, socialist, globalist worldview that Soros has spent billions to push. “Apparently,” he lamented of Donald Trump’s unexpected election win, “I was living […]

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The Trump Investigation: Origins and Motives

The Trump Investigation: Origins and Motives

on May 31, 2018, 10:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

The genesis of the Trump/Putin collusion investigation from the perspective of a seasoned federal prosecutor. “We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.” —John Adams (1797) Among the many resources we use to […]

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Memorial Day: In Honor of American Patriots

Memorial Day: In Honor of American Patriots

on May 28, 2018, 6:18 AM / in History

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” —John Adams Patriots, we set aside Memorial Day to honor the service and sacrifice of generations of our fellow Armed Forces Patriots, now departed, who defended American Liberty with honor. Accordingly, I invite you to read our tribute to fallen American Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. On Memorial Day, flags […]

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In Honor of American Patriots

In Honor of American Patriots

on May 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” –John Adams Memorial Day provides a stark contrast between the best of our nation’s Patriot sons and daughters versus the worst of our nation’s civilian culture of consumption. Amid the sparse, reverent observances of the sacrifices made by millions of American Patriots who paid the full price for Liberty, […]

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Op ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Is Now Op ‘Backfire Tornado’

Op ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Is Now Op ‘Backfire Tornado’

on May 24, 2018, 6:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

The next chapter in how Obama’s Deep State principals have endeavored to take down Donald Trump. “In disquisitions of every kind there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasoning must depend.” —Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 31 (1788) In the Rolling Stones’ hit song “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” Mick Jagger wails, “I was born in a crossfire hurricane. […]

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The Deconstruction and Repeal of the Second Amendment

The Deconstruction and Repeal of the Second Amendment

on May 3, 2018, 6:36 AM / in History, Opinion

There is a growing chorus of leftist calls to amend the 2A until they can rally enough populist support to fully repeal it. “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.” Article Two, Bill of Rights Article Two (the Second Amendment) was written […]

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Patriots’ Day and the Flags of Our Forefathers

Patriots’ Day and the Flags of Our Forefathers

on April 19, 2018, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

We thank God for those generations of Patriots who sacrificed their personal safety in defense of Liberty. “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” —Thomas Jefferson (1800) April 19th is Patriots’ Day, commemorating the anniversary of that date in 1775 when American militiamen at Lexington and Concord fired […]

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Patriots’ Day

Patriots’ Day

on April 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

The Roots of the First American Revolution Each year on April 19th, we honor the anniversary of Patriots’ Day with its inherent defense of Liberty, which is our inspiration to this day. In doing so, we mark the opening salvo of the first American Revolution in 1775, and the first step toward the establishment of an eternal declaration of human […]

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Who Killed MLK’s Dream?

Who Killed MLK’s Dream?

on April 9, 2018, 9:04 AM / in Opinion

Today’s Democrat Party race hustlers have turned Martin Luther King’s dream into a nightmare for millions of urban black Americans. “Every measure of prudence, therefore, ought to be assumed for the eventual total extirpation of slavery from the United States. … I have, throughout my whole life, held the practice of slavery in … abhorrence.” —John Adams (1819) On this […]

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On Presidential Character From George Washington to…?

On Presidential Character From George Washington to…?

on March 17, 2018, 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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Who Are the Luckiest Jews, Blacks and Latinos?

Who Are the Luckiest Jews, Blacks and Latinos?

on March 15, 2018, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

By Dennis Prager  At The City College of New York in the late 1930s, my father, an Orthodox Jew, wrote his senior class thesis on anti-Semitism in America. He delineated common realities of the era, such as Jews’ admission to law firms, country clubs and colleges being denied or restricted, and various other manifestations of popular and institutional anti-Semitism. Yet he […]

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Democrat Common Sense — A Non-Sequitur

Democrat Common Sense — A Non-Sequitur

on February 21, 2018, 3:51 PM / in Opinion

Whenever the words “common sense” come out of a Democrat’s pie hole, caveat emptor. “The ultimate authority … resides in the people alone. … The advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation … forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any…” —James Madison (1788) There’s a lot […]

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‘Miraculously, We Found Bill’s Crash Site’

‘Miraculously, We Found Bill’s Crash Site’

on February 15, 2018, 6:14 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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