The best expression of this aspect of Thanksgiving comes from Benjamin Franklin, who called it a day “of public Felicity,” a time to express gratitude to God for the “full Enjoyment of Liberty, civil and religious.”
The following is adapted from a speech delivered at Hillsdale College on March 3, 2015, during a conference on the films of Frank Capra sponsored by the College’s Center for Constructive Alternatives. Filmmaker Frank Capra was not an American by birth or blood. Consequently he did not understand America, as many Americans do today, in […]
When we talk about football, we usually talk about our favorite teams and the games they play.
Books show us the world, and in that sense, too many books for adolescents act like funhouse mirrors, reflecting hideously distorted portrayals of life.
Monuments, because they are public art forms, must be legible. And this requires a great degree of convention.
A growing threat to our freedom of speech is the attempt to stifle religious discussion in the name of preventing “insults to" religion, especially Islam.
You can read the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution in a few minutes. They are simple. They are beautiful. They can be understood and retained.
What’s unique about Dawn Treader is that, structurally, you have this series of adventures as the ship sails from island to island
In 1853, a professor and preacher named Ransom Dunn set off to raise funds for Hillsdale College, an institution of higher learning in Michigan.
When one sees that these principles are written in the Declaration of Independence and in the Constitution, he begins to see then what a revolutionary thing was achieved here in our nation.