Kevin Fobbs
Learn what America means to young Ohio patriot Cannon Wagner
By Kevin Fobbs
February 19, 2018

Age does not define an American patriot. Heart, spirit, compassion and faith are essential and unique qualities that a patriot does possess. Read and learn about Eight-year-old Ohioan, Cannon Wagner's patriotic view of what America means to him, in his own words. See why this young writer and soon to be movie actor wants to share his American Dream with the nation.

What America means to me

By Cannon Wagner

"Hi everyone! My name is Cannon Wagner. I'm eight years old and in second grade at Waite Elementary School in Medina, Ohio. My grampa's friend Mr. Fobbs asked me to write a few words about what America means to me and what I can do in my lifetime to make her stronger, better and keep her FREE!

I love my country because it is the land of plenty. Not only do we have plenty of food, we have plenty of love to share what we have with the less fortunate. My mom & dad tells me that America may have its up's and down's but she's the best country on this whole big planet! She shines freedom. My grampa told me another word for freedom is liberty. He says they are two separate words with the same meaning and they both come with a high price. I asked him to explain. Grampa says America is over 240 years old and in those 240 years a whole lot of men and women died making sure America stayed free.

Grampa said that his grampa fought in France in world war one and his daddy fought in North Africa, Sicily and another place called Italy in world war 2. My gramma says her daddy was a Marine and fought at a place called North Korea. I asked grampa why were they sent so far away? He said there are countries in the world that don't want people to be free and be able to think for themselves. These bad countries want to hold their people down and control their lives. he told me that any country and or government that treats their people that way is a threat to that people and a threat to America and it's better to fight the bad people in their backyard than on ours.

So, I think that even though I'm just a kid I have a responsibility to my country and my people. Daddy tells me that by simply keeping my grades up and helping around the house and being a good friend and neighbor helps my country. So, I pray to God thanking him for putting me in America with my family and friends and even my little brother Troy. Well I think that's all I got to say. I hope Mr. Fobbs likes this! Bye everyone!

God Bless America – Cannon Wagner"

Cannon, I believe that Ohio and the nation will not only like your message of the hope and promise that America offers but many, many of them will share it with others, including with President Donald Trump. The leaders of the future are in America's classrooms of today. Cannon Wagner is one of those future leaders.

Cannon Wagner is a new We The Kids KBN See Action News Reporter, American Christian Civil Rights Movement Ascension Magazine Kids Korner writer and will appear in the movie Never Again.

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Kevin Fobbs Media Bio: 05-21-2021

About Kevin Fobbs: Kevin Fobbs, a native Detroiter, is Chairman of the American Christian Civil Rights Movement (ACCRM), President of NAACP2021: National Association for the Advancement of Canceled People, Managing Partner of Ascension Entertainment Productions, and director of RTL Productions. He is a producer of the Holocaust-themed movie drama "Never Again," collaborator on the 2018 police documentary "Bleeding Blue" and producer/director of post-Civil War - World War II historical Christian southern civil rights drama "Johnathan - Living on the Edge of History," and Exec/Director-Producer of the film version of his soon to be released book a modern Christian fairy tale "Bernadine and Winston the Crooked Worm's Four Seasons of Life."

In the 1970's Kevin became a professional journalist and attended Wayne State University Law School. His written work has appeared in the New York Times and he has written for The Detroit News, The Michigan Chronicle, Clash Daily, Renew America, Communities Digital News (CDN) among others.

Kevin is co-writer of "Sandy Hook Massacre: When Seconds Count - Police Are Minutes Away In 2014 Kevin, together with his grandson, co-authored the Christian children's book "Is There a Lion in My Kitchen? " He is co-author of "Shut Yo' Mouth! How the Left Plays the Race Card to Silence Conservatives and How to Stop It.

He is co-host of New Right Network's "American Exceptionalism" and upcoming "American Correct" podcast shows.


For nearly 40 years, Kevin's personal devotion to Christian conservative values and principles has guided his public service in both state and national government, as well as private sector and media leadership roles, including elected and appointed positions. The primary Biblical verse that guides Kevin is: Isaiah 6:8 (NIV) 8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!"


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