Articles by: Frank Neudecker

March 27th in History

March 27th in History

on March 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 27 is the 86th day of the year (87th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 279 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day or Tatmadaw nei (Burma) Christian Feast Day: Alexander, a Pannonian soldier, martyred in 3rd century. Amador of Portugal Augusta of Treviso Charles Henry Brent (Episcopal Church (USA)) Gelasius […]

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March 26th in History

March 26th in History

on March 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 280 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Castulus Emmanuel and companions Felicitas Harriet Monsell (Church of England) Larissa Ludger Margaret Clitherow Richard Allen (Episcopal Church (USA)) March 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day and National […]

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A tale of a giant cheese, a loaf of bread and the First Amendment

A tale of a giant cheese, a loaf of bread and the First Amendment

on March 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

By Scott Bomboy Today marks an interesting anniversary in U.S. history—the first known appearance of a huge loaf of bread at the White House, as a tribute to an equally giant, politically charged cheese wheel that symbolized the First Amendment. The bread was called the “Mammoth Loaf,” and it was made by the U.S. Navy for President Thomas Jefferson, to […]

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March 25th in History

March 25th in History

on March 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 25 is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 281 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants (San Marino) Christian feast day: Alfwold Barontius and Desiderius Dismas, the “Good Thief” Humbert of Maroilles Quirinus of Tegernsee March 25 […]

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What is Wrong with this message from Congress?

What is Wrong with this message from Congress?

on March 24, 2017, 8:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

House GOP leaders postponed Thursday’s planned vote on their ObamaCare replacement bill in a devastating setback that signals Republicans are far short of the votes needed to pass the legislation. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and other negotiators are still hoping they can hold a vote on the underlying bill on Friday. “We’ll continue to work going forward. We’re always looking to gain […]

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March 24th in History

March 24th in History

on March 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 24 is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 282 days remaining until the end of the year. March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Catherine of Vadstena Mac Cairthinn of Clogher Simon of […]

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March 23rd in History

March 23rd in History

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 23 is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 283 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès Turibius de Mongrovejo March 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of Hungarian-Polish Friendship (Hungary and Poland) Day of the Sea (Bolivia) Earliest day on which […]

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March 22nd In History

March 22nd In History

on March 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 22 is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Basil of Ancyra Darerca of Ireland Epaphroditus Lea of Rome Nicholas Owen Paul of Narbonne March 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of the People’s Party (Laos) Earliest day […]

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Quote for Today

on March 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Seven years ago and 9 more to go…. “The problem is that we now have de facto amnesty; whatever the on-paper law is, Washington isn’t deporting even a tiny percentage of the millions of illegals already here – or anything significant in terms of the numbers of new illegals arriving yearly. Aside from the illegals knowing that the likelihood of […]

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March 21st in History

March 21st in History

on March 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 21 is the 80th day of the year (81st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 285 days remaining until the end of the year. In astrology, the day of the equinox is the first full day of the sign of Aries. It is also the traditional first day of the astrological year. Holidays Birth of Benito […]

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Quote for Today March 20th

Quote for Today March 20th

on March 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“Truth is treason in the Empire of Lies.”  Ron Paul Ronald Ernest “Ron” Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American physician, author, and former politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district, which includes Galveston, from 1997 to 2013 as well as the 22nd congressional district for special term between 1976 and 1977, when he […]

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March 20th In History

March 20th In History

on March 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 20 is the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 286 days remaining until the end of the year. Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere, when both day and night are of equal […]

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Quote for Today, March 19th

Quote for Today, March 19th

on March 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil… “ John Adams Letter to Jonathan Jackson, October 2, 1789 John Adams was the second president […]

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March 19th in History

March 19th in History

on March 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 19 is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Joseph of Nazareth (Western Christianity) March 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Minna Canth‘s Birthday (Finland) Earliest day on which Maundy Thursday can fall, while April 22 is the latest; […]

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March 18th in History

March 18th in History

on March 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 18 is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 288 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation (Mexico) Christian Feast Day: Alexander of Jerusalem Cyril of Jerusalem Edward the Martyr Fridianus Salvator Earliest date on which Holy Wednesday can fall, while April 21 […]

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March 17th in History

March 17th in History

on March 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 17 is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 289 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Children’s Day (Bangladesh) Christian Feast Day: Alexius of Rome (Eastern Church) Gertrude of Nivelles Joseph of Arimathea (Western Church) Patrick March 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Evacuation Day (Suffolk County, Massachusetts) Liberalia, […]

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Sanders, Socialism, and Schooling

Sanders, Socialism, and Schooling

on March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Owing to his enthusiasm for the Soviet Union during the Cold War (he actually spent his honeymoon there!), Bernie Sanders was indeed morally unfit to have ever be President of the United States, as Independent Institute Senior Fellow Lawrence J. McQuillan argues in The Beacon. According to a recent poll, however, the senator’s socialist credentials pose no problem for one-fourth of […]

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March 16th in History

March 16th in History

on March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 16th is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 290 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abbán Heribert of Cologne March 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of the Book Smugglers (Lithuania) In the late 19th century, smugglers transported Lithuanian language books printed in the […]

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March 15th in History

March 15th in History

on March 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 15 is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 291 days remaining until the end of the year. In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March. Holidays Christian feast day: Clemens Maria Hofbauer Leocritia Longinus Louise de Marillac Raymond of Fitero March 15 (Eastern Orthodox […]

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March 14th in History

March 14th in History

on March 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 14 is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Leobinus Matilda Constitution Day (Andorra) Earliest day on which Lazarus Saturday can fall, while April 17 is the latest; observed on the day before Palm Sunday. (Eastern Orthodox […]

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