We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident

SPECIAL TO THE CALDWELL JOURNAL (By Daniel B. Rundquist)…It is a fact that today we live in a world littered with all kinds of news stories and what is called, “social media.” Americans are constantly assaulted with forever updating news…

Erasing History

SPECIAL TO THE CALDWELL JOURNAL (By Daniel B. Rundquist)…The recent events in Charlottesville and Boston and elsewhere are examples of how violent “protestors” are when it comes to not getting their way. Upset over the surprise outcome of…

A Father’s Advice

SPECIAL TO THE CALDWELL JOURNAL (By Dan B. Rundquist)…This month I have the new experience of sending my oldest son away to college. With the high school graduations and parties past, it is all but certain that in the long term much of…

The Cross and the Crown

SPECIAL TO THE CALDWELL JOURNAL (By Daniel B. Rundquist)…There continues to be endless debate in America over the notion of “the separation of church and state.” This has probably occurred more so in the twentieth century than at any time…

What America Means By Daniel B. Rundquist

SPECIAL TO THE CALDWELL JOURNAL (By Daniel B. Rundquist)…July is the month that Americans traditionally celebrate the founding of our nation. After the fireworks and parades are gone it is appropriate for the citizens to take some time for…

Decoding Joara

Special to the Caldwell Journal by Daniel B. Rundquist…It never takes long for folks to figure out that I’m a history junkie. People who have spent more than a few minutes with me or have read my work know that no matter what the subject,…

The Truth About Change

Special to the Caldwell Journal (by Daniel B. Rundquist)…In 21st century America, we are constantly being told that we live in a world of change. That we must be all be willing to blindly accept change and adapt to whatever comes, or pay…

The America We Choose to See

Special to the Caldwell Journal (by Daniel B. Rundquist)...As Americans, we value our uniqueness. It is grounded in our right to free expression from our Founding and so is deeply woven into our culture. But not everyone sees America as…

The More Perfect Union…By Daniel B. Rundquist

Special To The Caldwell Journal (By Daniel B. Rundquist - 03/05/2017)…There is that phrase at the very beginning of the U.S. Constitution that nagged at me when I first set out to study this subject many years ago. It was the preamble, “We…

The Path Forward…By Daniel B. Rundquist

Special to the Caldwell Journal (By Dan Rundquist - 01/16/2017)…January 2017 brings us the inauguration of a new president. Americans have witnessed a busy election season to say the least. Impassioned candidates full of rhetoric, a media…