History

Aristotle on Tyranny

Aristotle on Tyranny

on November 27, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

“The study of history is the medicine for a troubled mind for in history you have a record of the infinite variety of human experienc plainly set out for all to see: an in that record you can find for yourself and your country both examples and warning; fine things to take as models, base things, rotten through and through, […]

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November 27th in History

November 27th in History

on November 27, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

November 27 is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of the year. There are 27 Days before Christmas. Holidays Christian feast day: Barlaam and Josaphat, the Christianized version of Buddha Congar of Congresbury Facundus and Primitivus Francis Fasani Humilis of Bisignano Leonard of Port Maurice Our […]

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Turtles anyone??

Turtles anyone??

on November 27, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Pet turtles and tortoises are popular among both adults and children. The cute little bald head,the homes they carry on their backs, their slow ,gentle movements are entertaining and endearing to watch. But choosing a name for these little characters can be a challenge. Thankfully there are plenty of ideas from other turtle and tortoise enthusiasts. Check out these names […]

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Thank a White Male

Thank a White Male

on November 26, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News

By Jeff Lipkes  /   American Thinker Do you like internal combustion engines? Thank a few white men.  (Jean Lenoir, Nikolaus Otto, Karl Benz, Rudolf Diesel, Gottlieb Daimler, Emil Jellinek, Henry Ford among others.) Are you a fan of flush toilets and indoor plumbing? Thank white males Alexander Cumming, Thomas Twyford, and Isaiah Rogers Toilet paper? Thank Joseph Gayetty, W.M. […]

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Word for Today – rutilant

on November 26, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

rutilant Part of Speech adjective Origin + Etymology Late Middle English; Latin from Latin rutilant- ‘glowing red’, from the verb rutilare, from rutilus ‘reddish’ Synonyms bright brilliant conspicuous glistening incandescent luminous lustrous radiant scintillating shiny sparkling Antonyms cloudy dark dim dull gloomy matte normal obscure typical Definition glowing or glittering with red or golden light Example The sunset this evening was […]

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George Washington’s Vision Offers Hope in Dark Times

George Washington’s Vision Offers Hope in Dark Times

on November 26, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

BY JUNE KELLUM |  Epoch Times Some of you have called us, anxious and confused about the current state of election affairs. So this week I would like to offer a story and some hope. In the winter of 1777 and ’78, our country was in the midst of the Revolutionary War, and George Washington and his troops were enduring bitter […]

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Quote for Today November 22nd

Quote for Today November 22nd

on November 26, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” Winston Churchill

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November 26th in History

November 26th in History

on November 26, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

November 26 is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 35 days remaining until the end of the year. There are 28 days till Christmas….. Holidays Christian feast days: John Berchmans Pope Siricius Stylianos of Paphlagonia (Eastern Orthodoxy) Sylvester Gozzolini Isaac Watts (Episcopal Church (USA)) November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Anti Obesity Day (International observance) […]

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November 25th in History

November 25th in History

on November 25, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

November 25 is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 36 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Catherine Labouré Catherine of Alexandria and its related observances Elizabeth of Reute Isaac Watts (Lutheran and Anglican Church) James Otis Sargent Huntington (Episcopal Church) November 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Evacuation Day (New York) (New York City, New […]

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A Thought for Today

A Thought for Today

on November 25, 2022, 5:39 AM / in History

“If you can’t be cheerful, be as cheerful as you can.” LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY She was a Canadian author best known for a collection of novels, essays, short stories, and poetry beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. She published 20 novels as well as 530 short stories, 500 poems, and 30 essays. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success; […]

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THANKFUL FOR AMERICA’S FOUNDING

THANKFUL FOR AMERICA’S FOUNDING

on November 24, 2022, 9:00 PM / in History

THANKFUL FOR AMERICA’S FOUNDING “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!” (Psalm 107:1) Last week, I received an email calling me a Christian nationalist and claimed that the USA was founded as a secular nation. The ungodly, (or secular), perpetuate this “Big Lie” whenever America’s Godly Heritage is mentioned. Since none of […]

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Thanksgiving: Fear Fades in the Light of Gratitude and Hope

Thanksgiving: Fear Fades in the Light of Gratitude and Hope

on November 24, 2022, 6:15 AM / in History

Fear often resides in the assumption that there is no power greater than our own. “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” —Psalm 100:4-5 Next week, our daughter is marrying her longtime sweetheart, […]

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The True Story of Thanksgiving — From Rush’s Second Book, Which Led to the Rush Revere Adventure Series

The True Story of Thanksgiving — From Rush’s Second Book, Which Led to the Rush Revere Adventure Series

on November 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know, Thanksgiving, Christmas, must be one of the times of year when you especially feel the absence of the men and women serving in the military stationed far away. It’s a tough time of year for military families. It really is. And that’s why I want to spend some time today on that, ’cause I always […]

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Thanksgiving Proclamation

on November 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

  By George Washington, the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor—and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me “to […]

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Quote for Today November 24th

Quote for Today November 24th

on November 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

“A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton (c.1755-1804) was a Founding Father of the United States, soldier, lawyer, scholar, economist, congressman, and first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Born and raised in the West Indies, he was orphaned in his early teens. In his youth, he […]

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Sojourner Truth heard ‘a voice from Heaven’ and began spreading ‘God’s plan for salvation’

Sojourner Truth heard ‘a voice from Heaven’ and began spreading ‘God’s plan for salvation’

on November 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

Born a slave in New York in 1797, she spoke only Dutch until sold around the age of 9, together with a flock of sheep, for $100. Suffering hardships, her third master made her marry an older slave with whom she had five children. In 1827, she escaped to Canada. After New York abolished slavery, she returned as a domestic […]

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The Christian Origins of Thanksgiving

The Christian Origins of Thanksgiving

on November 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

BY EDDIE HYATT   |   CharismaNews The Pilgrims who landed on Cape Cod in November 1620 were devout followers of Christ who had left the comforts of home, family and friends to pursue their vision of a renewed and reformed Christianity. They were not whiners but chose to maintain an attitude of gratitude even through the most trying times, such as […]

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November 24th in History

November 24th in History

on November 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

November 24 is the 328th day of the year (329th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 37 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Sunday or Monday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on […]

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Why Give Thanks?

Why Give Thanks?

on November 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

by Joseph Backholm  /  Family Policy Institute We know we get the day off from work. Typically we enjoy an oversized dinner after which the men retreat to the living room to sleep it off under the glow of a football game while the women talk about the men as they do the dishes. That’s what our holiday often looks […]

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Iéna

Iéna

on November 23, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

Iéna was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the French Navy (Marine Nationale). Laid down at Brest in January 1898, the vessel was launched on 1 September and completed on 14 April 1902. The ship was assigned to the Mediterranean Squadron and remained there for the duration of her career. Iéna frequently served as a flagship, participated in the annual fleet manoeuvres and made many visits to French ports in the Mediterranean. On 4 March 1907, while docked for repairs in Toulon, the […]

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