07/03/2011 Happy Fourth!!!

Tonight’s guests:

Colonel Sandford Artman 8-9 PM

Colonel Sanford P. Artman, 26 yrs in Army.  Chief of Staff US Army Recruiting Command.  A ROTC graduate from Marion Military Institute, Marion Alabama and The US Army War College, COL Artman has deployed in support of the Persian Gulf War, 1991 and OIF/OEF in 2007 and 2008. Sandy is the youngest of 5 siblings and the last Artman officer still serving.  The Artman clan has military roots that date back to the American Revolution.

Topics to be discussed (time permitting):

  • What does the 4th of July mean to me?
  • Is Independence important and why?
  • How would you define patriotism.  What does patriotism mean to me?  Why is it important?
  • Why are soldiers re-enlisting if we are “supposed” to be done with the war soon?
  • What is the recruiting process in the army? (CAN ONLY TALK ABOUT THE BASIC PROCESS, NO SPECIFICS)
  • Are there any times during the year when more soldiers re-enlist?  What are they?  Why do you think this is?
  • Do servicemen and women have any traditions that they do to celebrate july 4th?

Related Links (both hours):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireworks

http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Independence_Day.shtml

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_United_States

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patriotism

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Special video for the Fourth of July

All I can say is WOW!!!!!!!  After you watch it,  I think you will say the same thing.

Lizzie Palmer who put this YouTube program together, is 15 years old.

There have been over 3,000,000 hits as of this morning. In case you missed it, here it is.

http://www.youtube.com/v/ervaMPt4Ha0&autoplay=1

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Stanley Klos 9-10 PM

website: www.economichomeruns.com, www.stanklos.com

Book: Happy Birthday USA

Stanley Klos has a BA and MA and is a nationally recognized scholar, keynote speaker, and a rare document exhibitor.  He is a Ph.D candidate in American Studies and Rhetorical Theory at St. Peters, Idaho St. and Penn University.  He is the author of Happy Birthday USA.

Topics to be discussed (time permitting):

  • What is  the Founding Political Evolution of the United States?
  • When did we declare War against Great Britain?
  • When did we declare Independence from Great Britain?
  • Who was the first Commander-in-Chief of the United States and when did he take office?
  • Who was the first President of the United States?
  • Why did the entire United States Government Flee from Philadelphia to Princeton, NJ in the Summer of 1783?  Wasn’t the War over?
  • Was there ever a foreign born U.S. President?
  • Did Congress actually move the capital of the United States of America to another city to accommodate a political appointee?
  • Did the United States ever experience hyper-inflation?
  • Was a President of the Continental Congress actually captured by the British and imprisoned in the Tower of London?
  • Who was Lady Christina?

  • Kate Chawansky / Dr. Stan Frager Show / Louisville, KY / producer
  • Tony Safina / media researcher / tsafina@gmail.com

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