Category Archives: Education

Lincoln and Thanksgiving: The Origin of an American Holiday

The very first Thanksgiving happened almost 400 years ago – long before the nation was born. How did it evolve into America’s quintessential national holiday? Credit largely goes to two people – one, a name you know; the other, you’ve probably never heard – but should. Melanie Kirkpatrick, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, gives us the run-down on how a harvest party between Pilgrims and Indians became our oldest national tradition in this short 5-minute video.

What Was the Cold War?

The decades-long “Cold War” (1947-1989) between the United States and the Soviet Union was so named because the two global powers never came to direct blows. Yet, the war was not without its victims. In fact, millions of Cubans, Koreans and Vietnamese suffered under Communist tyranny. In this short 5-minute video, Renowned British historian Andrew Roberts explains in why “The Cold War” could just as easily be called “The Third World War.”

Parkland Schools’ culture of tolerance lets students like Florida shooter slide

Click here: The South Florida Sun Sentinel newspaper obtained the Florida school shooter’s discipline records and found he was suspended at least 67 days over less than 18-months prior to the shooting. Parkland School’s culture of leniency allows students to engage in an endless loop of violations and second chances, creating a system where kids who commit the same offense for the 10th time may be treated like it’s the first. THE SHOOTER’S 4-PAGE DISCIPLINE REPORT is published at the at the bottom of this article.