Jane on Facebook,
Twitter and LinkedIn.
you rate your patriotism?
How do the generations
compare? Pew Research gives us some insight.
What percentage of these generations
say the phrase "a patriotic person"
describes them very well? (Pew Research Center, March
the break down:
Millennials (ages 19-34)
64% GenXers (35 to 50)
75% Baby Boomers (between 51 and 69)
81% Seniors (over age 70-86)
gap? Though the reasons are varied and subject to
conjecture, a country thrives--and in some cases
survives--on people's patriotic pride.
movies, songs, and TV frequently tell us, we can't
make someone love us. For us Millennials and GenXers, that's what Woody in
Toy Story discovered, as did Bruce in Bruce
Almighty. Baby Boomers know that Lucy from Peanuts couldn't snag
Schroeder's heart, either.
we can choose to admire the best qualities in
someone or something whether or not we "love" them. Doing so is optimistic, respectful, and
what Loving Liberty is all about--bringing together
generations of inspirational quotes from American
heroes, facts from "this day in history," stories and others.
next few months, I'll roll out on my Facebook,
pages, fun and inspiring information
from our founders, veterans, presidents, first ladies, and
ordinary Americans to give all of us, no matter what
demographic we represent, reasons for loving America
and loving liberty.
| First Ladies | Revolution
The rise of political outsiders in the GOP primary.
From WWII to
Watergate, Americans had confidence in former
Senators Truman, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon to lead
them as president (or vice president first). After
Watergate, governors Carter, Reagan, Clinton and
George W. Bush occupied the Oval Office. What's
Assassination, 150 years Fox & Friends