History

Lady Bird and Jackie

Lady Bird and Jackie

on November 20, 2017, 7:50 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, November 20, 2017. On this date in 1963, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson, a restless Texan with too much energy and too little to do in his professional life, spent the day making sure his ranch house was ready for a presidential visit. It was a full-court press led by Lady Bird Johnson. Jacqueline Kennedy, who’d […]

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November 20th in History

November 20th in History

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

November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 41 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays I tend not to make fun about someone’s holidays and Lord forgive me if I do… but I just can’t help but giggle sometimes. Africa Industrialization Day (international) Black Awareness Day […]

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Lincoln’s Rewrite of the Declaration of Independence

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

Written by  Jack Kenny Six score and some odd 30 years ago, the 16th president of the United States delivered an address at the site of the major Civil War battle in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Thousands gathered at the site Tuesday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, delivered on November 19, 1863. The speech would become part of […]

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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

on November 19, 2017, 8:04 AM / in History, Opinion

The left creates a New Holiday…. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. The Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015, include the goal of ensuring that everyone have access to a safely managed household toilet by 2030. This makes […]

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November 19th in History

November 19th in History

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

November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 42 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Obadiah (Eastern Catholic Church) Raphael Kalinowski Severinus, Exuperius, and Felician November 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of Missile Forces and Artillery (Russia, Belarus) Day of Discovery of Puerto […]

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From Beginning to End (How America Lost Its Soul) Part 4

on November 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Nearly a month after the conflicts at Lexington and Concord, delegates gathered together in the city of Philadelphia for the Second Continental Congress. Their goal was to resume where the First Continental Congress had left off the following year, and although independence may have been on the minds of many, it was still a subject that had yet to be […]

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November 18th in History

November 18th in History

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

November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 43 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abhai of Hach (Syriac Orthodox Church) Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul Juthwara (Roman Catholic Church) Mabyn (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican communion) Rose Philippine […]

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A Blast From the Past Hillary in 2007

A Blast From the Past Hillary in 2007

on November 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

In November 2007, Hillary Clinton campaigned in Iowa over the weekend and claimed she was the best of the pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidates to take on a Republican nominee next year. However, a new poll finds Clinton losing nationally to all of the top five Republican presidential hopefuls. “I believe that I have a very good argument that I know […]

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Cymon and Iphigenia

Cymon and Iphigenia

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

Cymon and Iphigenia is an oil on canvas painting by Frederic Leighton, that was first exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 1884. Based on the story of Iphigenia and her transformation of the lout Cymon into a veritable polymath, the painting has been described as emphasizing “the transforming power of beauty.” The Art Gallery of New South […]

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November 17th in History

November 17th in History

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

November 17 is the 321st day of the year (322nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 44 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Acisclus Aignan of Orleans Elisabeth of Hungary Gennadius of Constantinople (Greek Orthodox Church) Gregory of Tours (Roman Catholic Church) Gregory Thaumaturgus Hilda of Whitby Hugh of Lincoln November […]

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Quote For Today

on November 16, 2017, 6:29 AM / in History, Opinion

The left yells fascist, when they are the fascists. The left yells Islamophobia, when they exhibit Christian-phobia. They left yells free speech, when they want to define what is acceptable speech. They left cries about being afraid, when they are the ones protesting and attacking law enforcement officers. And is there any wonder why they lost the election a week […]

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From the maddening crowd (Thank God for Them) – A Flash From the Past

on November 16, 2017, 6:03 AM / in History, Opinion

Editor’s Note: I thought that I would remind those that follow nose to tail (a cowboy reference to trail horses) the task we have before us. Let us hope that we can take that message to Washington. Below, Jackie wrote this some 9 years and I have keep this for this very occasion.  Good Day and God Bless “I’ve decided […]

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November 16th in History

November 16th in History

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

November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a […]

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John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon

on November 15, 2017, 8:16 AM / in History

He lost two sons in the Revolution and was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration. His name was John Witherspoon. A delegate from New Jersey, he declared: “Gentlemen, New Jersey is ready to vote for independence … The country is not only ripe for independence, but we are in danger of becoming rotten for the want of it!” He served on 120 […]

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November 15th in History

November 15th in History

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

November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 46 days remaining until the end of the year. THERE ARE 39 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS! Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abibus of Edessa Albert the Great Blessed Hugh Faringdon Didier of Cahors Leopold III, a public holiday in Lower Austria and Vienna. […]

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November 14th in History

November 14th in History

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

November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 47 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Children’s Day, celebrated on the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru. (India) Christian Feast Day: Barlaam of Kiev Philip the Apostle (Eastern Orthodox Church) Serapion of Algiers November 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day […]

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A Seat on the Bus

on November 13, 2017, 9:37 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, November 13, 2017. On this date in 1956 the perseverance of four black women from Alabama — and the acumen of their lawyers — was rewarded by a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that constituted a body blow to Jim Crow. The African-American plaintiffs were Aurelia S. Browder, Susie McDonald, Claudette Colvin, and Mary Louise Smith. […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “Vietnam War…a confrontation between two ideological worlds: socialism v. capitalism … Through dissent & protest (by antiwar movement) America lost”-Col. Bui Tin, former Communist

American Minute with Bill Federer “Vietnam War…a confrontation between two ideological worlds: socialism v. capitalism … Through dissent & protest (by antiwar movement) America lost”-Col. Bui Tin, former Communist

on November 13, 2017, 6:35 AM / in History

The Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated NOVEMBER 13, 1982, honoring 58,000 American troops who died. U.S. forces inflicted over a million enemy fatalities, yet involvement by politicians thwarted victory. North Vietnamese colonel, Bui Tin,received the unconditional surrender of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975. Bui Tin explained how the protests by “anti-war peace demonstrators” was key to the Communist victory: “Every day our […]

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Quote for Today

on November 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one. Thomas Paine 1776

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November 13th in History

November 13th in History

on November 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 48 days remaining until the end of the year. It is 41 days till Christmas. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Brice of Tours Frances Xavier Cabrini Homobonus John Chrysostom (Eastern Orthodox, Repose) Quintian of Rodez Saints of the Premonstratensian Order Stanislaus Kostka […]

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