Articles by: Frank Neudecker

April 22nd in History

April 22nd in History

on April 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 22 is the 112th day of the year (113th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 253 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Acepsimas of Hnaita and companions (Catholic Church) Epipodius and Alexander John Muir (Episcopal Church) Hudson Stuck (Episcopal Church) April 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Discovery Day (Brazil) Earth Day […]

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April 21st in History

April 21st in History

on April 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 21 is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 254 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Aggie Muster (Texas A&M University) Birthday of Rome (Rome) Christian feast day: Abdecalas Anastasius Sinaita Anselm of Canterbury Beuno Conrad of Parzham Holy Infant of Good Health Shemon Bar Sabbae Wolbodo […]

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April 20th in History

April 20th in History

on April 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 20 is the 110th day of the year (111th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 255 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Agnes of Montepulciano Johannes Bugenhagen (Lutheran) Blessed Oda of Brabant Theotimos April 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Ridván begins at sunset (Bahá’í Faith) UN Chinese Language Day (United Nations) […]

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April 19th in History

April 19th in History

on April 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 19 is the 109th day of the year (110th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 256 days remaining until the end of the year. In 65,  The freedman Milichus betrayed Piso’s plot to kill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators are arrested. In 531,  Battle of Callinicum: A Byzantine army under Belisarius is defeated by […]

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April 18th In History

April 18th In History

on April 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 18 is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Army Day (Iran) Christian feast day: Corebus Eleutherius and Antia Galdino della Sala Molaise of Leighlin Perfectus Plato of Sakkoudion April 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day (Zimbabwe), celebrates the independence […]

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Quote for Today

on April 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

After the last couple of days, I can truly relate to this quote: “I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word ‘fair’ in connection with income tax policies.” William F. Buckley Jr.

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April 17th in History

April 17th in History

on April 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 17 is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 258 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Benedict Joseph Labre Kateri Tekakwitha (Canada) Stephen Harding April 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Store Bededag or General Prayer Day can fall, while May 13 […]

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Streamline Sales Tax is on the rise and is still illegal

Streamline Sales Tax is on the rise and is still illegal

on April 16, 2018, 8:58 PM / in Opinion, State News

Originally printed on November 30, 2005 Yesterday afternoon, I was traveling back from a visit to the north Jackson hospice where Sally’s aunt is staying when (and this is a rare thing) I tuned into my good friend  George B. in the afternoon. Now George is a smart man both based on his Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Union University, […]

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April 16th in History

April 16th in History

on April 16, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 16 is the 106th day of the year (107th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 259 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Easter Sunday Birthday of Queen Margrethe II (Denmark) Christian feast day: Benedict Joseph Labre Molly Brant (Konwatsijayenni) (Anglican Church of Canada, Episcopal Church (USA)) Drogo Fructuosus of Braga Isabella Gilmore (Church […]

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April 15th in History

April 15th in History

on April 15, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 15 is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 260 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abbo II of Metz Father Damien Day (Hawaii) Hunna Paternus of Avranches April 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Sechseläuten can fall, while April 21 is […]

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April 14th in History

April 14th in History

on April 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 261 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Ambedkar Jayanti (India) Black Day (South Korea) Christian feast day: Saints Tiburtius, Valerian, and Maximus Bénézet Henry Beard Delany (Episcopal Church (USA)) Domnina of Terni Lidwina Peter González April 14 (Eastern […]

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April 13th in History

April 13th in History

on April 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Hermenegild Pope Martin I April 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Jefferson’s Birthday (United States) New Year festivals in South and Southeast Asian cultures. (see April 14): Assamese New Year, […]

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Quote for Today April 13th

on April 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“…The Bill of Rights is a literal and absolute document. The First Amendment doesn’t say you have a right to speak out unless the government has a ‘compelling interest’ in censoring the Internet. The Second Amendment doesn’t say you have the right to keep and bear arms until some madman plants a bomb. The Fourth Amendment doesn’t say you have […]

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April 12th in History

April 12th in History

on April 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 12 is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 263 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Alferius Blessed Angelo Carletti di Chivasso Erkembode Adoniram Judson (Episcopal Church (USA)) Pope Julius I Zeno of Verona April 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of first human in […]

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April 11th in History

April 11th in History

on April 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 11 is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 264 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Antipas of Pergamum (Greek Orthodox Church) Gemma Galgani Godeberta Guthlac of Crowland George Selwyn (Anglicanism) Stanislaus of Szczepanów April 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Juan Santamaría Day, anniversary of […]

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April 10th in History

April 10th in History

on April 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 10 is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56). There are 265 days remaining until […]

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April 9th in History

April 9th in History

on April 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 9 is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 266 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bataan Day or Araw ng Kagitingan (Philippines) Christian feast day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Anglicanism, Lutheranism) Gaucherius Materiana Waltrude April 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Kosovo) Day of National Unity (Georgia) Day […]

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Quote for Today; April 9th

Quote for Today; April 9th

on April 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity. Alexander Hamilton – Speech in New York, […]

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April 8th in History

April 8th in History

on April 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 267 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birkat Hachama (observed once every 28 years), last in 2009 and next in 2037 (Hebrew) Buddha’s Birthday, also known as Hana Matsuri, “Flower Festival” (Japan) Christian feast day: Anne Ayres (Episcopal […]

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April 7th in History

April 7th in History

on April 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

In 2008, This story hit the headlines… British Grandmother Forced to Pull Her Own Teeth Because of Socialized Medicine – A story out of England illustrates the kind of problems the
socialized medical system can generate. The London Daily Mail newspaper reports 76-year-old Elizabeth Green was turned away by 12 dentists after having no luck in searching for an NHS practitioner under the health system. She ultimately resorted to pulling her own teeth because she couldn’t find anyone to treat her. American bioethics watchdog Wesley J. Smith commented on the case: “There are lessons here for the USA as we strive to find a way to expand coverage, without sinking our own boat. One lesson is that any nationalized system will have to be sparse. If we try to cover everything, we will, in the end, cover very little. Moreover, it seems clear to me that a robust private sector component will be crucial to reforming our health care system.”

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