A VISITOR FROM THE PAST is a poem by Thelen Paulk I had a dream the other night, I didn’t understand. A figure walking through the mist, with flintlock in his hand. His clothes were torn and dirty, as he stood there by my bed. He took off his three-cornered hat, and speaking low, he […]
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Dr. Joseph Warren (June 11, 1741 – June 17, 1775) was an American doctor who played a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston in the early days of the American Revolution, eventually serving as president of the revolutionary Massachusetts Provincial Congress. Warren enlisted Paul Revere and William Dawes on April 18, 1775, to leave Boston and spread the alarm that the British garrison in Boston was setting out to raid the town of Concord and arrest rebel leaders John Hancock and Samuel Adams. Warren participated in the next day's Battles of Lexington and Concord, which are commonly considered to be the opening engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
Warren had been commissioned a Major General in the colony's militia shortly before the June 17, 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill. Rather than exercising his rank, Warren served in the battle as a private soldier, and was killed in combat when British troops stormed the redoubt atop Breed's Hill. His death, immortalized in John Trumbull's painting, The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17, 1775, galvanized the rebel forces. He has been memorialized in the naming of many towns, counties and other locations in the United States, by statues, and in numerous other ways.
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A Republican lawmaker has filed a bill that would make Florida the 46th state to adopt lawful open carry of handguns while dropping a number of mandated gun free zones. The measure, filed late Friday by the new head of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, would modify state law to allow for open […]
Ailsa Chang a host for National Public Radio interviewed John Boch and asked the following questions: CHANG: Next, we’re going to hear from someone who wants to see gun rights expanded in the next administration. John Boch is a co-chair of President-elect Trump’s Second Amendment Coalition. He joins us on the line from his home […]
Three burglars in Gwinnett County Georgia, kick in a front door, but they are totally unprepared for what happens next as she chases them through her house emptying her gun at them as they try to escape: One of the burglars is shot and killed. The other two manage to escape and police are on […]
Nathan Bond, a 10-year-old from California spent his summer memorizing the every last word of the U.S. Constitution. “It was pretty hard,” Nathan told CNN, adding that it took him 137 days to memorize the Constitution. “I didn’t get one break except on my birthday.” Heidi Bond, Nathan’s mom, said she homeschools her boy, and […]
Just when you think you have seen it all, comedian Steven Crowder recently set up a sidewalk display featuring a table of firearms and then took an undercover video documenting how the average citizen reacted to them. The idea, he said, was “to see what people know — or don’t know — about firearms and […]
The term 3%’ers (III%’ers or 3 Percenters) refers to the claimed 3% of colonists who fought in the American Revolutionary War against the British to achieve American independence. Today, another group has taken the statistic as a title with what they see as the same mission. Resisting authoritarianism, tyranny, and upholding the constitution. To the […]
In a proclamation sent out this morning, Attorney General Maura Healey explained in an opinion piece published in the Boston Globe that the law no longer meant what it had meant since 1998, but instead would mean what she wanted it to mean: The Massachusetts assault weapons ban mirrors the federal ban Congress allowed to […]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 1, 2016 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Thousands of law-abiding Illinois firearm owners will converge on the state capitol on Wednesday, April 6th to remind the General Assembly that concern for gun rights remains high across the state. Wednesday’s event, widely known as the Illinois […]
Senator Ben Sasse posted the following open letter to Trump Supporters on his Facebook page and explains what fellow Constitutionalists should do if Trump is nominated. AN OPEN LETTER TO TRUMP SUPPORTERS To my friends supporting Donald Trump: The Trump coalition is broad and complicated, but I believe many Trump fans are well-meaning. I have […]