Articles by: Frank Neudecker

February 22nd in History

February 22nd in History

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

February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 312 days remaining until the end of the year (313 in leap years). Holidays Birthday of Scouting and Guiding founder Robert Baden-Powell and Olave Baden-Powell, and its related observance: Founder’s Day or “B.-P. day” (World Organization of the Scout Movement) World Thinking Day (World Association […]

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February 21st in History

February 21st in History

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

February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 313 days remaining until the end of the year (314 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Pepin of Landen Peter Damian Randoald John Henry Newman (Episcopal Church (USA) February 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) International Mother Language Day (UNESCO) Language Movement Day (Bangladesh) The first […]

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Attributed to Paul Harvey

Attributed to Paul Harvey

on February 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

We tried so hard to make things better for our kids that we may have made them worse. For my grandchildren, I’d like better. I’d really like for them to know about hand me down clothes and homemade ice cream and leftover meat loaf sandwiches. I really would. I hope you learn humility by being humiliated, and that you learn […]

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February 20th in History

February 20th in History

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

February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 314 days remaining until the end of the year (315 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Eucherius of Orleans Eleutherius of Tournai Wulfric of Haselbury Frederick Douglass (Episcopal Church (USA)) February 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) World Day of Social Justice (International) History In 1339,  […]

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February 19th in History

February 19th in History

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

February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 315 days remaining until the end of the year (316 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Mexico) Birthday of Shivaji or Shivaji Jayanti (Maharashtra, India) Christian Feast Day: Barbatus of Benevento Conrad of Piacenza February 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of Bulgaria’s Apostle of […]

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February 18th in History

February 18th in History

on February 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, News

February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 316 days remaining until the end of the year (317 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Bernadette Soubirous (France) Colmán of Lindisfarne Flavian of Constantinople Simeon of Jerusalem (Western Christianity) February 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Wife’s Day or Konudagur can […]

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Quote for Today February 18th

Quote for Today February 18th

on February 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

If ignorance were treasure, the American political class must be declared wealthier than Midas. “Ignorance, my poor dear Americans, will not save you, nor will your ceaseless pathetic bleatings of excuses, justifications and rationalizations save you from the rank harvest of what you have so assiduously sown for the past five years. Indeed, your excuses and rationalizations push My poisoned blade […]

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February 17th in History

February 17th in History

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

February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 317 days remaining until the end of the year (318 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Seven Founders of the Servite Order Alexis Falconieri Constabilis Fintan of Clonenagh Janani Luwum (Anglican Communion) Lommán of Trim February 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day, celebrates the […]

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February 16th in History

February 16th in History

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

February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 318 days remaining until the end of the year (319 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Abda of Edessa Elias and companions Juliana of Nicomedia (Catholic Church) Onesimus Charles Todd Quintard (Episcopal Church (USA)) February 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Kim Jong-il’s Birthday (North Korea) […]

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Today’s Quote: February 16th

Today’s Quote: February 16th

on February 16, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. P. J. O’Rourke Patrick Jake “P. J.” O’Rourke (born November 14, 1947) is an American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author. O’Rourke is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute and is a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American […]

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February 15th in History

February 15th in History

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

February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 319 days remaining until the end of the year (320 in leap years). Holidays Candlemas (Eastern Orthodox Church) Christian Feast Day: Claude de la Colombière Faustinus and Jovita Quinidius Sigfrid of Sweden Vartan (a holiday for Armenians in Lebanon) Thomas Bray (Episcopal Church (USA)) February […]

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Quote for Today February 15th

Quote for Today February 15th

on February 15, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have. Gerald R. Ford Gerald Rudolph “Jerry” Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and, prior to this, was […]

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Quote for Today Feburary 14th

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

“God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion. The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty.” Thomas Jefferson, letter […]

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February 14th in History

February 14th in History

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

February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days remaining until the end of the year (321 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe (Roman Catholic Church) Valentine February 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Communist Martyrs Day (Iraqi Communist Party) Statehood Day (Arizona) Statehood Day (Oregon) […]

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February 13th in History

February 13th in History

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

February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 321 days remaining until the end of the year (322 in leap years). Holidays Children’s Day (Myanmar) Christian feast day: Absalom Jones (Episcopal Church (USA)) Beatrice of Ornacieux Castor of Karden Catherine of Ricci Ermenilda of Ely Fulcran Polyeuctus (Roman Catholic Church) February 13 (Eastern […]

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Quote for Today February 13th

Quote for Today February 13th

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

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of […]

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February 12th in History

February 12th in History

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

February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 322 days remaining until the end of the year (323 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Damian of Alexandria Julian the Hospitaller February 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Darwin Day (International) Georgia Day (Georgia) Lincoln’s Birthday (United States) National Freedom to Marry Day, unofficial (United […]

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Image Is Everything in Tennessee Politics

Image Is Everything in Tennessee Politics

on February 11, 2018, 7:56 AM / in Opinion

By David Fowler  |  FACT The year before I ran for the state Senate, a person I did not know came up to me at a Christian event in my hometown and said, “I think you should run for the Legislature.” His reason shocked me, but this incident came to mind because of something one of our leading state elected […]

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Dear Media: Stop Fawning Over North Korea At The Olympics Knowing It’s A Tyrannical, Murderous Regime

Dear Media: Stop Fawning Over North Korea At The Olympics Knowing It’s A Tyrannical, Murderous Regime

on February 11, 2018, 6:53 AM / in Opinion

by Carl Arbogast   |    RedState Some people in the mainstream media understand why people look at them as a step below pond scum. Still, others sit around wondering, “Why? Why doesn’t the public like us?” That question gets asked and answered so often and yet they’re like Leonard from Memento, seemingly forgetting after five minutes after getting told. The Winter […]

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February 11th in History

February 11th in History

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

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 323 days remaining until the end of the year (324 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Liberia) Christian Feast Day: Benedict of Aniane Blaise Cædmon, first recorded Christian Poet in England, circa 680 CE (Anglicanism) Fanny Crosby (Episcopal Church (USA)) Gobnait Gregory II February […]

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