Citizen Leadership

Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership

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United States Constitution with quill, glasses and candle holder

Constitution Day: Liberty Once Lost May be Lost Forever

Constitution Day, which falls on September 17, is the national observance holiday that most Americans have never heard of. Yet this year, 2022, it may well be our most important holiday to understand, for almost all our most pressing national problems today are a result of corruption and departure from governance and law enforcement consistent with the Constitution. Read More ›
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Scott Powell on Securing America with Frank Gaffney

Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Scott Powell joined Frank Gaffney’s TV program Securing America with Frank Gaffney to go over a wide array of topics. The two of them discussed some of the inflammatory rhetoric from President Biden’s “Soul of the Nation” speech, the limits of globalism, whether the United States is really a “Democracy,” and much more. Watch Part 1 Read More ›

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Scott Powell: Labor Day Is A Celebration Of American Exceptionalism

Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Scott Powell joined Tipping Point with Kara McKinney to discuss the history and meaning behind Labor Day. Powell reminds us that Labor Day should be recognized as the holiday that celebrates not only labor, but also the ideas, job creators, and institutions central to the flourishing of the United States and its people. Read More ›
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Labor Day Honors Exceptionalism That Won’t Be Cancelled

For most, Labor Day can be a rather vague holiday without the clarity and meaning typically associated with other holidays. Yet in its most complete context, Labor Day should be recognized as the holiday that celebrates not only labor, but also the ideas, job creators, and institutions central to the flourishing of the United States and its people. Read More ›
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World War III Is Here, So How Do We Win?

As I have written previously, World War III is already here, although it is not yet a shooting war. Instead, it is for now a battle for the mind and soul—directed primarily at demoralizing the American people—disconnecting them from reality and undermining their sense of identity, virtue and belonging—their commitment to family, their faith in God, and their appreciation for their country. Read More ›
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The Rehabilitation of a Pariah

During his recent visit to Jeddah, Biden was left in the awkward position of having to sidle up to the “pariah” crown prince as he pressed the Saudis to pump more oil — a cheeky ask from the Democrat who shut down the Keystone XL pipeline. Read More ›