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March 30th in History

March 30th in History

on March 30, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

March 30 is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 276 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Blessed Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy John Climacus Mamertinus of Auxerre Quirinus of Neuss Thomas Son Chasuhn, Marie-Nicolas-Antoine Daveluy (part of The Korean Martyrs) Tola of Clonard March […]

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March 29th in History

March 29th in History

on March 29, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

March 29 is the 88th day of the year (89th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 277 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Boganda Day (Central African Republic) Christian feast day: Berthold Eustace of Luxeuil Gwladys Gwynllyw Hans Nielsen Hauge (Lutheran) March 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) John Keble (commemoration, Anglican Communion) Commemoration of the […]

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March 28th in History

March 28th in History

on March 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Holidays Christian feast day: Stephen Harding Guntram Priscus Pope Sixtus III March 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of Sen no Rikyū (Schools of Japanese tea ceremony) Serfs Emancipation Day (Tibet) Teachers’ Day (Czech Republic and Slovakia) History In 37,  Roman emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate. In 193,  Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian […]

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The Pressures of President

The Pressures of President

on March 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Seventy-three years ago today, Franklin D. Roosevelt had an appointment with his cardiologist. It did not go well. Dr. Howard G. Bruenn gave the wartime president, then entering his 11th year in office, a blunt diagnosis: hypertension, hypertensive heart disease, cardiac failure, and acute bronchitis. The president’s condition, as Bruenn later explained to Jan Kenneth Herman, editor of Navy Medicine, […]

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March 27th in History

March 27th in History

on March 27, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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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Patrick Henry “As for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

Patrick Henry “As for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

on March 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

A speech that ignited independence! The Declaration of Independence states: “… But when a long train of abuses and usurpations … to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”​ The Declaration listed 27 “abuses and usurpations” by King George III, […]

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Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee

on March 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

The idol of the South to this day, Virginian Robert E. Lee had some difficulty in adjusting to the new form of warfare that unfolded with the Civil war, but this did not prevent him from keeping the Union armies in Virginia at bay for almost three years. The son of Revolutionary War hero “Light Horse” Harry Lee-who fell into […]

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March 24th in History

March 24th in History

on March 24, 2020, 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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Over the Hill

on March 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

All of us in this office have a stake in the term “Over the hill”. It is an expression that is used in corporate America today in reference to workers over fifty—in some cases the line of demarcation is as low as forty. The inference of the expression is that a person who has passed the “magic time mark in […]

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The New World Order Again:

on March 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Originally published August 11, 2005 We are not sure if all the links still work. We bring this to you to remind you that there some things that seem to never go away…… From Jackie Juntti, we have this story that shouldn’t be ignored: Hey folks, pay attention to this one –  It is something I could see coming.  The […]

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LYING TO OUR CHILDREN—AND OURSELVES

LYING TO OUR CHILDREN—AND OURSELVES

on March 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

(Author’s note: About two years ago I wrote a series of articles under the title of this piece in order to bring the light of truth to the events in our history known incorrectly as the Civil War. Since I wrote these articles there have been several events that have occurred in this country which have led to continued demonization […]

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The Powerful Osprey

on March 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Special Thanks to Thomas BOTH THE BIRD AND THE PHOTOGRAPHY ARE INCREDIBLE Hard to believe this Osprey got 5-6 fish at a time and then got a flounder under 3 feet of water and made off with what looks to be a 5+ lbs steel head. Have you ever seen a bird shake water off like a dog does? Wouldn’t […]

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March 23rd in History

March 23rd in History

on March 23, 2020, 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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American Minute with Bill Federer “Those who control the past control the future, and those who control the present control the past.” -George Orwell, in his novel 1984

American Minute with Bill Federer “Those who control the past control the future, and those who control the present control the past.” -George Orwell, in his novel 1984

on March 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

On MARCH 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his class at Yale. He was ordained in 1727 as a minister in Northampton, Massachusetts, serving as assistant to his grandfather Solomon Stoddard. In 1727, Rev. Jonathan Edwards married Sarah Pierpont, whose father, Rev. James Pierpont, was a founder of Yale University. Sarah’s great-grandfather […]

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American Minute  “We must REMOVE the CHILDREN from the crude influence of their FAMILIES … We must turn children, who can be shaped like wax, into real, good Communists… “-Communist Party, 1918

American Minute “We must REMOVE the CHILDREN from the crude influence of their FAMILIES … We must turn children, who can be shaped like wax, into real, good Communists… “-Communist Party, 1918

on March 22, 2020, 7:34 AM / in History, Opinion

Special thanks to Judy for reminding us. On MARCH 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his class at Yale. Edwards was ordained in 1727 as a minister in Northampton, Massachusetts, serving as assistant to his grandfather Solomon Stoddard. In 1727, Rev. Jonathan Edwards married Sarah Pierpont, whose father, […]

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March 22nd In History

March 22nd In History

on March 22, 2020, 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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Louis L’Amour

Louis L’Amour

on March 22, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 22, 2017. One anomaly of our current politics is that the occupant of the Oval Office does not read books. This aversion came to light last summer as Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, and it came from the candidate himself. He has no time to read, Trump told Marc Fisher of The […]

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