Posts in the Category: Patriotism

Wolf & Iron Podcast #29 – Veteran’s Day Special with Donald McAlister from The Independence Fund

Posted in - Patriotism & Podcast & Veteran's Day on November 6th 2017 0 Comments Donald McAlister Independence Fund

Men, we need to take care of those who have served, and especially those who come back wounded. They are our heroes and our neighbors and The Independence Fund is supporting them in a big way. In this episode I talk to my friend Donald McAlister on what the Independence Fund is …

Captains of Industry: Chris and Jason Angelini of American Bench Craft

Posted in - Americana & Captains of Industry & Patriotism & Virtues & Work on February 15th 2016 2 Comments Chris and Jason Angelini of American Bench Craft

There has certainly been an upwards trend in handcrafted, American made goods. The return of the artisan man, the shop owner, the leather worker has come about at a most unexpected time. Industrialization has become so commonplace that true craftsmanship is now a novelty, and perhaps more appreciated than it was during the …

TRThursday: The Old Lion is Dead – Theodore Roosevelt Dies

Posted in - Americana & Character & Patriotism & TRThursday on August 6th 2015 2 Comments TRThursday

As I sit here writing the final article in our wonderful #TRThursday series, I find myself a bit emotional thinking about the man, Roosevelt, his last many adventures, his death, and the impact that such a character has had on history. Many, including myself, will chide his presidency as being one of progressive policies that altered …

TRThursday: Roosevelt is Shot in the Chest During a Speech

Posted in - Americana & Patriotism & TRThursday on July 23rd 2015 3 Comments TRThursday

“I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot.” – Theodore Roosevelt

The year is 1912. Former President Theodore Roosevelt is attempting a third term by running as a candidate of the newly formed Progressive Party, created from an ideological divide which had manifested within the …

The Age of American Re-Enchantment

Posted in - 4th of July & Americana & Character & Holiday & Patriotism & Virtues on July 3rd 2015 3 Comments American Flag Vintage Boys_Fotor

“Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, and robes the mountain in its azure hue.” – Thomas Campbell, Scottish Poet, 1777-1844

At the writing of this article, tomorrow is July 4th, the day we celebrate our declared independence and sovereign nationality. I find it interesting that we celebrate the day …