The National Honor Society rejected a New Jersey high schooler due to his support of President Donald Trump, according to the student. Holmdel High School student Boris Kizenko says that he was denied acceptance into the National Honor Society (NHS) due to his support for President Trump, despite having “checked all the boxes” with regards to the NHS’s grade and community service requirements.Kizenko claims that the school’s administration and council told him he had a “character flaw,” after the student had posted a quote by President Trump on a class Instagram account that he had been managing. “I had established a ‘quote of the day’ campaign where I would post inspirational quotes from a variety of different thinkers and world leaders,” Kizenko told Breitbart News, adding that the quotes he had chosen were by anyone from Marcus Aurelius, to Nelson Mandela, to Drake. The student said that the class adviser had demanded … [Read more...] about Student Claims National Honor Society Rejected Him for Pro-Trump Views
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Dan Zak, The Washington Post Published 7:33 am PST, Thursday, December 27, 2018 FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, left, sits with his wife Virginia Thomas, as he is introduced at the Federalist Society in Washington. FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, left, sits with his wife Virginia Thomas, as he is introduced at the Federalist Society in Washington. Photo: Charles Dharapak, AP Photo: Charles Dharapak, AP Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 1 of 22 FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, left, sits with his wife Virginia Thomas, as he is introduced at the Federalist Society in Washington. FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence … [Read more...] about What is Ginni Thomas saying now? The evolution of an unusually outspoken Supreme Court spouse
The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but there is another holiday that has many American's sporting red, white and blue. Flag Day originated in 1949 when President Harry S. Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14 of each year as National Flag Day.Why is Flag Day celebrated?Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777. During the American Revolution, the Second Continental Congress adopted a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be thirteen alternate stripes red and white” and that “the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.”History behind the stars and stripesThe resolution stated, "that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation."There was no indication as to how many … [Read more...] about Flag Day 2018: What is it and why do we celebrate it?
close Video Trump tweets NFL should suspend Lynch for anthem actions President says NFL should take action after Oakland Raiders player stood for Mexican anthem but sat for 'Star-Spangled Banner' at game in Mexico City. Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem ahead of a preseason game in 2016 sparked a surge of NFL protests across the country. Since then, players have sat, kneeled and even bowed their heads in prayer as The Star-Spangled Banner echoes throughout stadiums. Kaepernick said he was using his silence to protest against police brutality and racial injustice. It didn't take long for players across the country to follow his lead. But not everyone has been supportive of the movement. President Trump made his position clear from the beginning. A football field is not the place to stage a protest, Trump has argued on several occasions, especially one that involves "disrespecting" the American flag and the nation's veterans. Take a … [Read more...] about How NFL national anthem protests have evolved since Kaepernick
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Obituaries Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByDouglas Martin May 21, 2018 Bernard Lewis, an eminent historian of Islam who traced the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to a declining Islamic civilization, a controversial view that influenced world opinion and helped shape American foreign policy under President George W. Bush, died on Saturday in Voorhees Township, N.J. He was 101. His longtime partner, Buntzie Churchill, confirmed the death, at a retirement facility. Few outsiders and no academics had more influence with the Bush administration on Middle Eastern affairs than Mr. Lewis. The president carried a marked-up copy of one of his articles in his briefing papers and met with him before and after the invasion of Iraq in March 2003. Mr. Lewis gave briefings at the White House, the residence of Vice President Dick Cheney and the Pentagon under Defense … [Read more...] about Bernard Lewis, Influential Scholar of Islam, Is Dead at 101