Voting Is Your Duty At a time where we seem to have lost a consensus on VALUES long thought FUNDAMENTAL to what it is to be an AMERICAN, do not doubt that the RIGHT to vote is so SACRED that it’s more than a PRIVILEGE; it’s a DUTY. – Michael Josephson
Enough is enough: Fed-up Americans crave unity amid violence By CLAIRE GALOFARO and MARGERY A. BECK LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — She flipped through television channels and radio stations, scanning from conservative to liberal media, searching for any sign that the polarized nation had finally reached its tipping point. For days, Elisa Karem Parker had been seeing updates in the news: …
Michael Josephson’s NBC4 Interview: “What 2017 Says About America’s Character” As 2017 came to a close, Michael Josephson sat down with NBC4’s Conan Nolan to discuss what the year 2017 demonstrated about the country’s character. Both segments of Michael’s interview (which was a part of the NBC4’s NewsConference segment) are worth watching — especially as we think about how character …
What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom “to” and freedom “from” – Marilyn Vos Savant
“We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our Sacred Honor. ” – Declaration of Independence 1776 Remember and appreciate what your freedom costs.
Ask not what your country can do for you Ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy
As Americas, We have a great deal to be proud of but we also have some things to be ashamed of. We must celebrate and teach our virtues with pride
MUST-SEE VIDEO. After the surprise attack by the Japanese on the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the declaration of war against Japan, 120,000 men, women and children, including second and third generation American citizens
“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.” – Bill Clinton
“True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on earth, universal brotherhood and good will, and a constant and earnest striving toward the principles and ideals on which this country was founded.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“America is great because America is good. If America ever stops being good, she will stop being great.” – Alexis de Tocqueville
“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. – Harry S. Truman
“We identify the flag with almost everything we hold dear on earth, peace, security, liberty, our family, our friends, our home. . . But when we look at our flag
– compiled by Michael Josephson – Lots of cynics and clever pundits take potshots at the deficiencies of democracy ignoring the it great attributes.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. – Abraham Lincoln — America is great because
He loves his country best who strives to make it best. – Robert G. Ingersoll This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~Elmer Davis I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I …
“What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom ‘to’ and freedom ‘from.’” – Marilyn von Savant
“America is a song that sounds the best when we all sing together.”
It’s not just an excuse for a three-day weekend or a day for barbecue and beer. Memorial Day is a time for Americans to connect with our national history and core values by honoring those who gave their lives fighting for this country.
Has the political divide become so wide that it is an unbreakable chasm? If we do not re-learn the art of accommodation and compromise all we think we are preserving by our passion will be lost — all in the name of passionately held principles. Whether a President in his last year should nominate a replacement Supreme Court Justice and …
June 14 – official Flag Day in the U.S. ! Do you care? What does the American flag mean to you? And, if you are not American, what does your flag stand for in your heart?I doubt that many young people have any special feelings when they stand for the National Anthem or utter the memorized but undigested words of the …