Seventy-five years ago today, Japan launched a pre-emptive attack against our country.
President Roosevelt responded with resolve:
“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”
He was clear to the American people that our exceptionalism would see us through:
“With confidence in our armed forces, with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph — so help us God…Read More
I will cast my vote tomorrow for the goodness of America.
Our experiment in democracy has embraced goodness as a goal, as a condition for living in the greatest country in the history of the world.
A Frenchman visiting this rugged country in the 19th century proclaimed,
“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”Read More
When you quantify America’s effort in World War II, one is staggered by our achievement.Read More
President Obama suggests that American exceptionalism is based on our “policies.”
He misses the point. Our policies flow, imperfectly, from our values that define our character …Read More
What a country we have. Did you know that most Americans believe we are exceptional? The Gallup Poll asked us this question: “Because of the United States’ history and its Constitution, do you think the U.S. has a unique character that makes it the greatest country in the world, or don’t you think so?” Here is how the results broke down …Read More
Are there really any undecided voters in America? Maybe you are one. Maybe you are doing some soul searching. May I offer some perspective on why I am voting for the Romney/Ryan ticket? I preface these remarks by acknowledging that I did not support Mitt Romney in the primaries. If you read some of this blog’s posts from 2010 and 2011, you will find some sharp criticisms of Mitt Romney. Having cleared the air, I encourage you to vote for this ticket. I offer two broad reasons for doing so…Read More
The Obama campaign is reduced to hate. It’s really that simple. His economic record is terrible. His signature achievement, Obamacare, is opposed by a majority of Americans. His foreign policy record is a mixed bag. And he offers no vision for tomorrow, other than more malaise and retreat …Read More
What a country we have. I love the exuberant way we celebrate our Independence Day …Read More
By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQsCW1hbOGw] What a country we have. Did you know that most Americans believe we are exceptional? The Gallup Poll asked us this question: “Because of the United States’ history and its Constitution, do you think the U.S. has a unique character that makes it the greatest country in the world, or don’t…Read More