In 1974, then Governor Ronald Reagan of California gave one of his most famous speeches, known as his "City upon a Hill"speech because of his allusion to those words by…Continue
President Dwight D. Eisenhower offered the following words to the nation during the Christmas season of 1956. His closing quote, "with charity for all, with firmness in the right," comes from Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address.
Peace on earth, good will to men." These are hallowed words. Through ages they have heartened…Continue
Added by Leslie Schmidt on December 30, 2010 at 9:12am — No Comments
So now that the liberal unionists are virtually in bed with Obama (like the 1960s television jingle, the union label is…Continue
This is a pitiful story about the state of politics in Missouri: Somalis voting in American elections and a Judge thinks they should not be disenfranchised?!!
Democrats devouring their own.
The mainstream news groups are falling all over themselves insisting that their favorite liberal extremist (Obama) is making a great comeback following his and his party's shellacking on November 2nd. …Continue
Added by Dave King on December 29, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments
On December 28, 1945, Congress made the Pledge of Allegiance the offical national pledge to the US flag. noted clergyman Henry Ward Beecher (1813-87) reminded us what our flag means:
If one asks the meaning of our flag, I say it means just what Concord and Lexington meant, what Bunker Hill meant. It means the…Continue
Other than posting a poem the other day here on the Political Chips™ website, I haven’t previously blogged. I feel drawn to publish a couple of thoughts I had tonight though. I’m sure that, like me, many of you have also become apprehensive from time to time when, on almost a daily basis, one’s mind is assaulted with the knowledge of yet another Federal agency…Continue
The whole effort started by mistake. Several days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, people in North Platte, Nebraska, heard that their own Company…Continue
Christmas Day found us making a whirlwind day trip to Wichita, my husband Bruce's hometown, to gather at the home of one of his sisters -- the one with the Big House (isn't that the way it always goes??). His two sisters and two brothers, their spouses and teenage children, were also there. But among the celebrants was a young couple with a connection to the family that is tenuous at best, as they are not related by blood or marriage.
Follow me here, boys and girls. The woman in…Continue
Late December 1776 may have been the American Revolution's gloomiest hour. The Patriot army, which seemed unable to win…Continue
Added by Leslie Schmidt on December 26, 2010 at 9:13am — No Comments
Coming quickly on the heels of the Liberals' lying claims that we must disproportionately tax rich people, and that to allow them to keep their own money would be unfair because of its "cost" to the government and the liberals' need of our money due to their inability to stop…Continue
LEAVENWORTH, KAN. — Her prayer went unanswered.
At a September rally in Leavenworth, Vicki Behenna from Edmond, Okl., gave details about her son’s court martial, conviction and appeal.
“We’re praying that Michael’s conviction will be reversed and he will join us home,” she said. “We’re praying for a…Continue
Added by Earl F Glynn on December 24, 2010 at 5:43pm — No Comments
In 1949, President Harry Truman sent Christmas greeting to the nation by radio from his home in Indepedence, Missouri:
Once more I have come out to Indepedence to celebrate Christmas with my family. We are back among old friends and neighbors around our own fireside....Since returning home, I have been reading again in our family Bible some of the passages which foretold this night. It was that grand old seer…Continue
Updated Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 10:18 AM EST - posted on NumbersUSA
President Barack Obama and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus met at the White House yesterday to discuss the bleak future of immigration reform in Congress. Both sides agreed that amnesty is likely dead for the next two years, but Obama that he would veto any immigration enforcement legislation.
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Thomas Paine wrote these famous words in his pamphlet The American Crisis, dated December 23, 1776, a time when Patriot forces stood on the verge of losing the Revolutionary War. Paine implored Americans to not give up the fight. George Washington ordered that the pamphlet be read aloud to his troops on Christmas Eve 1776 before they crossed the Deleware River to launch a surprise attack at…Continue
Added by Leslie Schmidt on December 22, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments
Message to the Kansas Delegation....... (Incumbents and Newly Elected)
American citizens have endured the heavy handed agenda of Obama and the Demogratic congress for two years. Finally a message was sent in November to stop the madness of deficit spending and return to a smaller government that was accountable to the electorate.
Now we have bureaucrats at the FCC who will regulate what has not been legislated? Who is running this government? What is the…Continue
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