N. LaVerl Christensen was awarded today the America’s Freedom Award, the highest of 9 honors given by the Freedom Awards Committee. The announcement was made by Howard Ruff, M.C. at the luncheon held at the newly remodeled Sil’s Ivy Tower restaurant. Mr. Christensen, editor emeritus of The Daily Herald, has been called Utah County’s Senior Patriot,… Continue reading Freedom Award winners announced
Second of a Series America was 200 years accumulating a national debt of a half-trillion dollars. Now, just six years later, the debt is approaching $1 trillion – albeit today’s inflation devaluated dollars ”aren’t what they used to be.” The colonial government issued $2 million in paper money in 1775, initial step toward financing the… Continue reading U.S. ‘Debt’ Payments Nearing $100 Billion
Third in a Series President Reagan is committed firmly to halting deficit spending and balancing the federal budget, he hopes by 1983.Ironically though, he had to ask Congress to raise the borrowing limit to $985 billion to cover spending commitments by the previous Carter Administration through Sept. 30, the end of fiscal ’81. Most of the 31 debt limit increases of the past two decades had been voted perfunctorily, with… Continue reading Can U.S. Debt Be Bridled?
Last of a Series Two attitudes obviously must change if the United States government is to end deficit spending and control the national debt, now approaching a trillion dollars. First, Congress must reverse excessive-spending notions and recognize that the fount of federal funds has its limitations. And secondly, Americans in general and special interest groups particular must ease their demands on the… Continue reading We Must Attack Budget Problems With Diligence
The blessings of peace and freedom and the responsibility of Americans in preserving them are underlying themes of an address which has won recognition by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge for N. La Verl Christensen of Provo. Mr. Christensen, editor of The Daily Herald, was one of the Utah winners of the annual Freedoms Foundation… Continue reading Blessings, Responsibilities Of Freedom Stressed in Talk Cited by Foundation
PROVO – N. LaVerl Christensen is the recipient of the America’s Freedom Award, the highest of nine honors given by the Freedom Awards Committee. The announcement was made Friday by author Howard Ruff at a luncheon held at Sil’s Ivy Tower restaurant. Christensen, editor emeritus of The Daily Herald, has been called Utah County’s senior… Continue reading Utah County’s ‘senior patriot’ honored
N. LaVerl Christensen today was awarded the Ameica’s Freedom Award, the highest of nine honors given by the Freedom Awards Committee. Master of Ceremonies Howard J. Ralf made the announcement today at a honors luncheon at the newly remodeled Sil’s lvy Tower restaurant. Christensen, editor emeritus of The Daily Herald, has been called Utah County’s… Continue reading Christensen Wins Freedom Award
This Article was written by Dick Harmon, and is recreated here because it is ABOUT Chris, not BY him. With his pinstriped suit coat draped over a side chair, he sits in the corner of the newsroom. Concentration centered on a piece of copy conspicously poised electronically on a video screen, he pushs a button… Continue reading Honoring Chris, True Son of U.S.A.
“One cannot help coming away from the celebration uplifted, grateful for a free country… proud to be an American!” The smiling and energetic man who spoke these words was Steven R. Shallenberger, general chairman of America’s Freedom Festival at Provo. He, his top two aides Ben E. Lewis and Don T. Nelson, and over 500… Continue reading Salute to Freedom Fete Workers
EDITOR’S NOTE: N. LaVerl Christensen recently was in Honolulu to accept the American Legions prestigious Fourth Estate Award for a series of columns he wrote for The Daily Herald and other Scripps League newspapers about the American way of life and American values. Following is his comment on the convention at which he accepted the… Continue reading Convention Was Quite a Show