Tag Archive: hero

Jun 23

Man of Steel movie: Got hope?

“What’s the ‘S’ stand for?” Lois Lane asks Superman in the new movie. “It’s not an ‘S’,” responds the Man of Steel. “On my world, it means ‘hope’.” A symbol of hope for humanity: That’s how Man of Steel portrays the legendary hero. There’s plenty of action and drama: General Zod, a villain from Krypton, …

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May 01

The hero of Cinco De Mayo

By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn   Texas-born General Ignacio Seguín Zaragoza—one of Cinco de Mayo’s most revered heroes—led his Mexican army to defeat French forces sent by Napoleon III in the critical Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.   Zaragoza was born on March 24, 1829, in a stone house in La Bahía del …

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Oct 18

Veterans, the Human Rubble of Our Wars

A few years ago, recruiting was a more thankless job. By William A. Collins Back those troops Where e’er they roam; But let them suffer When they’re home. With great fanfare, President Barack Obama recently presented a Congressional Medal of Honor to Dakota Meyer, a living hero. Presidents don’t often get to do that. Normally …

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Sep 20

Heroes of the Republic

By Donald Kaul Stephen Colbert, every liberal’s favorite mock conservative, has taken to calling his viewers “heroes” as he exhorts them to contribute to his Super PAC. What’s a Super PAC you ask? Good question. It’s a money-laundering device that allows individuals, corporations, and unions to give unlimited amounts of money to a political group, …

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