Category: Patriotism

The first Republican President’s speech: the Gettysburg Address

On this day, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg address to a deeply divided country.  It wasn’t a long speech – 278 words, total – but it continues to be one of the most enduring. Not once does the President use “I” or a teleprompter.  He doesn’t come to divide the country based on the …

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Two very different ways of celebrating Yosemite’s 123rd Birthday

Today – October 1st, 2013 – Google is celebrating Yosemite National Park’s 123rd birthday with a Doodle. Also today Yosemite (and other national parks) are closed due to the government shutdown. The federal government partially shut down at midnight on Tuesday because of the continuing zany antics of the most hate-filled and divisive President and …

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Trail Life USA Video

Video from Trail Life USA. You can find out more about the group from their website HERE.