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,
Historically, Democrats supported strong borders because they knew American workers could never compete with illegal immigrants. Now, they regularly support “open borders.” So why the drastic change? Tucker Carlson, host of Tucker Carlson Tonight, explains. Transcript I recently watched a group of protestors, most of them young, denouncing President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. They
Nearly every country on Earth is defined by race or ethnicity. Not America. What makes the United States different? Dennis Prager outlines the values that have allowed the American people to flourish and, unlike immigrants almost everywhere else, transformed those who arrived from across the globe into full Americans—regardless of where they were born.
If you get sick or suffer a serious injury, you not only want medical care, you want quality medical care. What’s the best way to get it? Through a government-run program like Medicare for All or through our current free market system? Stanford policy expert Lanhee Chen has the answer in this video from
Even though it remains a national holiday, many cities no longer celebrate Columbus Day. They celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day instead. What’s behind the switch? Contrary to what you might think, it’s not about paying homage to America’s original inhabitants. Steven Crowder, host of Louder with Crowder, explains. Transcript Thanksgiving. Independence Day. Memorial Day. Holidays
The common narrative today is that after decades of globalism, hard-hearted Americans now seek to close the nation’s borders to new immigrants. But the truth is that the United States maintains the most generous immigration policies in the world. However, as CRTV host and author of Invasion and Sold Out Michelle Malkin explains, a
President Donald Trump said Saturday morning that his administration “would not let” social media discrimination against conservatives continue. “Social Media is totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices,” Trump posted on Twitter. “Speaking loudly and clearly for the Trump Administration, we won’t let that happen. They are closing down the opinions of many people on the
by Kyle Perisic PragerU tweeted on Friday that Facebook deleted some of its videos for violating the social media giant’s “hate speech” policies. PragerU also said that its past nine posts by the administrator who posted the deleted videos have been shadow-banned, reaching none of its followers. PragerU has fought big tech before.
Public-sector unions have been gaming the political system for decades, bankrupting whole cities and plunging states into massive debt. How did this happen and can it be stopped? Akash Chougule, senior policy fellow for Americans for Prosperity, has the answers in this sobering video. Transcript How would you like to fund politicians with whom
The job of a journalist is to report facts, add context where necessary, and leave it to the consumer to decide what he thinks. In this video, James O’Keefe, founder and president of Project Veritas, explains why fewer and fewer people trust modern-day “journalism.” Transcript The communist government of the former Soviet Union thought
Posted by: R. Mitchell in Trending Commentary June 18, 2018 Will Witt goes to the streets of Hollywood to see if people can answer questions from the citizenship test as easily as they can answer questions of pop culture. Wake up Right! Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news delivered to your
You are currently funding some dangerous people. These people are indoctrinating young minds throughout the West with their ideology that’s built on resentment. In this video, Jordan Peterson, Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto, explains who they are and how American parents and taxpayers have found themselves funding this dangerous gang of
Adam Carolla, comedian, social critic and host of the wildly popular Adam Carolla podcast, delivers the 2018 commencement address for PragerU. He offers some sage advice and makes a heart-felt request — as only Adam can. Transcript I never graduated college. I never even went to college. I went to the University of Digging Ditches on
In America, there’s a card more valuable than any card from Visa or American Express. What is it? How can you get one? Candace Owens, Communications Director for Turning Point USA, answers these questions. Transcript You’ve heard about the black card, right? No—not the one from Visa or American Express. This one is much
Walt Disney was the twentieth century’s prime example of American ingenuity. How did he do it? In this video, Glenn Beck, best-selling author and host of The Glenn Beck Program, explains how Disney became a household name, and how he proved that in America, the only limit to your ambition is your own imagination.
Posted by: Hanna Heller in Trending Commentary May 3, 2018 Are women really attracted to less masculine men? Will Witt took to Venice Beach to find out! Transcript Wake up Right! Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news delivered to your inbox before breakfast! PragerU 2018-05-03 Source link
The culture war is first and foremost a war of words – and the left is winning. The consequences can be seen everywhere: in politics, in education, in media. In this video, Michael Knowles, host of the Michael Knowles Show, explains why we should not cede another syllable. Transcript What’s in a word? Why
The rich are getting richer, and the poor are… also getting richer. What’s driving this wealth creation process? In this video, Daniel Hannan explains why it is capitalism — and capitalism alone — that has led to the unprecedented enrichment that is the central fact of Western life. Transcript “The rich are getting richer
Nowadays, many people, particularly those living in Western civilization, no longer regard their society as morally superior to any other. In this video, Dennis Prager lays out how this view does not spring from intellectual rigor, but from intellectual laziness. Transcript Even atheists acknowledge that the book that is most responsible for creating Western
We adulate celebrities so much, it’s no wonder they’re under the impression that we care about their political opinions. The truth is, we don’t. In this video, Candace Owens, Director of Urban Development for Turning Point USA, lets unaware celebs in on the reality: no one cares what they think. Transcript Dear Celebrities, I’m
The West is free today thanks in large part to one man – Winston Churchill. Historian and bestselling author Andrew Roberts explains how Churchill saved the world from Nazi Germany. Transcript In May 1940, Adolf Hitler and his Nazi war machine were sweeping across the European continent. The future of the free world hung
Posted by: Rich Mitchell in Trending Commentary, Videos August 10, 2017 Jay Stephens went into her elite liberal arts college a social justice warrior….and graduated as a get-off-my-lawn conservative. How did that happen? Watch Jay’s story. Wake up Right! Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news delivered to your inbox before
Posted by: Rich Mitchell in Trending Commentary, Videos August 1, 2017 There is a war against cars in America. Regulators want Americans out of cars and onto trains, buses, and bicycles. Why? Because of what cars represent — freedom. Automotive expert Lauren Fix (“The Car Coach”) explains. Wake up Right! Subscribe to our Morning
Poor students deserve just as good an education as rich students, right? So why are so many stuck in failing public schools? Denisha Merriweather, who benefited from school choice through a voucher program, explains the problem and the solution. Full Transcript Public schools aren’t the answer for everyone. They weren’t the answer for me.
Posted by: Rich Mitchell in Education, Trending Commentary April 15, 2017 What is the least diverse place in America? It’s the institution that most actively seeks racial, ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity: the college campus! Colleges want students to look different, but think the same. Charlie Kirk, the founder of Turning Point USA, explains.
Posted by: Rich Mitchell in Education, Trending Commentary March 22, 2017 Parents make so many important and exciting choices for their children: The town they live in, the food they eat, the clothes they wear. So why do parents lose that choice when it comes to the school they attend? Take the pledge for
Posted by: Rich Mitchell in Videos, World News September 20, 2016 Are droughts, hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters getting stronger and more frequent? Are carbon dioxide emissions, global temperatures and sea levels putting us on a path for climate catastrophe? Bjorn Lomborg, Director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, breaks down the facts about