Flag Stomping Teacher Paid Over $100,000 To Resign

Scott Compton was an English teacher at Chapin High School in Chapin, South Carolina.  He is also known for being an outspoken liberal and has been warned about keeping his political views out of the classroom. However, last December, Compton let his liberalism loose in three of his classes when he took the American flag down and stomped on it in front of his students.  He told them that it’s just a piece of cloth and that it doesn’t mean anything.  A number of parents were upset when they Read more […]

Will the American Flag and Pledge of Allegiance Return to the Classroom?

I attended public schools from kindergarten through high school in two different states.  In every school, our day was started with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States.  We were taught proper flag etiquette, what the flag stood for and to be proud of America. When I look at the American flag, I can’t help but think about all of the hundreds of thousands of Americans that gave their lives or parts of their bodies defending that flag.  Like millions of other Americans, Read more […]

Former Marine Flies Flag at Home and Receives Citation

Many men and women that spend time in the military fighting for the freedoms guaranteed by the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights. My dad is one of those men.  He enlisted in the US Navy in 1940 and was discharged in 1946.  He spent the majority of World War II in the Pacific theater.  He was at the battles of Saipan, Midway and Bougainville among others. Although he was an enlisted man, he had a good relationship with the captain of his ship.  Dad operated the captain’s skip better Read more […]