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Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

on January 22, 2020, 8:30 AM / in History, People

by Edward Allegretti  |   Faith & Heritage From reading various books concerning the War Between the States, I’ve seen both sides concur that Lt. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was one of the best generals during the war and one of the best generals from these United States.  He was not only an exemplary general and soldier during the War Between the […]

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January 22nd in History

January 22nd in History

on January 22, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year (344 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anastasius of Persia Vincent of Saragossa Vincent, Orontius, and Victor Blessed William Joseph Chaminade January 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Reunion Day (Ukraine) Answer Your Cat’s Question Day Celebration […]

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How does the 25th Amendment work?

How does the 25th Amendment work?

on January 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

BY TAL AXELROD The New York Times reported last year that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording conversations in the Oval Office with President Trump last year and discussed the possibility of Cabinet officials invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him. But what is the 25th Amendment? And how does it work? The 25th Amendment was ratified in the aftermath of President […]

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Quote for Today January 21st

Quote for Today January 21st

on January 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting […]

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January 21st in History

January 21st in History

on January 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 344 days remaining until the end of the year (345 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agnes Fructuosus Meinrad of Einsiedeln January 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Errol Barrow Day (Barbados) Flag Day (Quebec) Lady of Altagracia Day (Dominican Republic) National Hug Day (United States) […]

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January 20th in History

January 20th in History

on January 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 345 days remaining until the end of the year (346 in leap years). In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Capricorn and Aquarius. In some years it is Aquarius, but others Capricorn. It depends on the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day (Mali) […]

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January 19th in History

January 19th in History

on January 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 346 days remaining until the end of the year (347 in leap years). Holidays Birthday of Edgar Allan Poe (commemorated by the Poe Toaster at his grave in Baltimore) Christian Feast Day: Henry of Uppsala Maris, Martha, Abachum and Audifax Mark of Ephesus Pontianus of […]

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Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee

on January 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Original Post by Mark Alexander Today we take a moment to remember the birth anniversary of Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), one of the greatest military commanders in American history. He was also a great man of faith who gave his all for the cause of liberty and states’ rights. There were many honorable men of the Confederate States of America, […]

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What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

on January 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

No Sniveling Snowflakes here… ~ Forewords ~ Our grandparents understood the value of character. “We learned to look a man in the eye, and judge him by the grasp of his hand. Wealth and education aren’t as important as the way a man approaches life,” The parents of today feel that the old ways to raise children are inferior to […]

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January 18th in History

January 18th in History

on January 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 347 days remaining until the end of the year (348 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Athanasius of Alexandria (Eastern Orthodox Church) Cyril of Alexandria Saint Margaret of Hungary Prisca Volusianus of Tours Deicolus Amy Carmichael (Church of England) January 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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Quote for the Week Of January 17th 2020

on January 17, 2020, 7:46 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, the day of the week when I unearth an uplifting or stimulating quote. I’m still on the road on assignment, so I’ll keep this one brief. It’s from Benjamin Franklin, and longtime Morning Note readers (as well as my small but ever-growing fraternity of fact-checkers and friends who like their quotations to be […]

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MLK v the Democrat Party

MLK v the Democrat Party

on January 17, 2020, 6:04 AM / in History, Opinion

Black Americans are recognizing that Democrats have turned MLK’s dream into a nightmare. “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” —Thomas Jefferson (1781) In 1983, Republican President Ronald Reagan signed into law a bill designating the third Monday in January a national holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who […]

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January 17th in History

January 17th in History

on January 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 348 days remaining until the end of the year (349 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anthony the Great (Roman Catholic and Eastern (Byzantine) Catholic Church) Blessed Amelbert Mildgytha Sulpitius the Pious January 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National Day (Minorca) The opening ceremony of […]

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No Creator-God, No Rights

on January 16, 2020, 8:39 AM / in History

by Jake Macaulay Imagine you were playing football against a very determined opponent and a new rule was introduced. According to this new rule of play, your team could actually never have possession of the football. Every time you received a kick-off, or recovered a fumble, or intercepted a pass, or even when you took over on downs, play would […]

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The Mechelen Affair

The Mechelen Affair

on January 16, 2020, 6:11 AM / in History

Beyond the Band of Brothers Human carelessness can cost a lot. In early 1940, it cost Nazi Germany its secret invasion plans against France. On January 10, 1940, Major Erich Hoenmanns, base commander of Loddenheide airfield in Germany, took to the skies in an unarmed Messerschmitt Bf 108. This, in itself, was no big deal. Hoenmanns had a civilian pilot’s […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on January 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“There is in human nature a resentment of injury, and indignation against wrong, a love of truth and a veneration of virtue … if the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice…” John Adams (1775) wrote in a letter to the Massachusetts’s Bay Readers The full letter […]

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January 16th in History

January 16th in History

on January 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 349 days remaining until the end of the year (350 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Pope Marcellus I Blessed Joseph Vaz Berard of Carbio Fursey Honoratus of Arles Titian of Oderzo January 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Flag Day or Magen David Day (Israel) […]

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Quote for Today January 15th

Quote for Today January 15th

on January 15, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to William Ludlow, 1824

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January 15th in History

January 15th in History

on January 15, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 350 days remaining until the end of the year (351 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Nigeria) Army Day (India) Christian feast day: Abeluzius (Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church) Arnold Janssen Ita Macarius of Egypt (Western Christianity) Paul the Hermit January 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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This Day in History: Arms Designer Christopher Spencer Dies

This Day in History: Arms Designer Christopher Spencer Dies

on January 14, 2020, 8:52 AM / in History

Via Ammoland On January 14, 1922, arms designer Christopher Spencer passed away at the home of his son Roger in Hartford, Connecticut. He had accomplished a lot in his 88 years, but the most impressive was securing a military contract for his gun by walking into the White House with an example, disassembling it in the executive office, then shooting […]

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