The Symbolic Death of a Symbolic Movement

The political left has always preferred to wage its battles in the terms and the imagery of symbols. Whether they be an image such as a Che Gueverra T-shirt, a slogan such as “the 99%,” an action such as Greenpeace … Continue reading

10 Reasons to Protest…Against the Protesters

We are proud of our troops:  10 Reasons to Protest…Against the Protesters As an aging and diminishing crowd of leftist protesters gathers at Fort Benning over this November 20-21 weekend, it is worthwhile to consider why they protest. They claim … Continue reading

A Call to Gratitude: Who Will Thank Our Heroes?

For nearly twenty years, a crowd has gathered at Fort Benning in mid-November to protest against the activities of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly called the School of the Americas) and demand its closure. The annual event … Continue reading

I Saw Two Americas at Fort Benning

After an 818 mile drive from Pennsylvania to Georgia, eleven TFP Student Action volunteers reached Fort Benning. The purpose of the trip was to honor the troops at God Bless Fort Benning Day. On the same weekend of November 22, … Continue reading

Who Will Guarantee the Peace?

Since 1990, a crowd has gathered every year at Fort Benning in mid-November to protest against the activities of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly called the School of the Americas) and demand its closure. The annual event … Continue reading