History

Watching Europe Fall

on September 25, 2017, 7:58 AM / in History, International News, Opinion

Send by a friend.  This is a very lucid presentation of what’s happening in Europe. Watch this video, 11:20 long, worth every minute of your time. By the way, sometimes biblically illiterate liberals will invoke Jesus’s words about loving your neighbor and turning the other cheek, imploring governments to follow these commands that are clearly meant for individual social interaction, […]

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“Providence punishes national sins, by national calamities.”-George Mason, Father of Bill of Rights

“Providence punishes national sins, by national calamities.”-George Mason, Father of Bill of Rights

on September 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Thus began the first of the Ten Amendments, or Bill of Rights, which were approved SEPTEMBER 25, 1789. “The Father of the Bill of Rights” was George Mason of Virginia. George Mason was the richest man in Virginia, owning 15,000 acres. When George Washington […]

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This Day in History September 25th

This Day in History September 25th

on September 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 97 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Armed Forces Day or Revolution Day (Mozambique) Christian feast day: Abadir and Iraja and companions (Coptic Church) Cadoc Ceolfrith Finbarr Sergius of Radonezh (repose) September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Lancelot Andrewes, […]

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September 24th in History

September 24th in History

on September 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 98 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Armed Forces Day (Peru) Christian feast day: Antonio Gonzalez Gerard Sagredo Our Lady of Mercy and its related observances: La Mercè (Barcelona) Our Lady of Walsingham (Church of England) Pacificus of […]

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10 fascinating facts about the Supreme Court

10 fascinating facts about the Supreme Court

on September 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

It was back on this day in 1789 that Congress passed the act that officially created the federal judiciary system that included the Supreme Court and other federal courts. The Supreme Court The Supreme Court itself was part of the Constitution. Article III said “judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court.” The details were […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 23, 2017, 8:29 AM / in History, People

“…The Bill of Rights is a literal and absolute document. The First Amendment doesn’t say you have a right to speak out unless the government has a ‘compelling interest’ in censoring the Internet. The Second Amendment doesn’t say you have the right to keep and bear arms until some madman plants a bomb. The Fourth Amendment doesn’t say you have the […]

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This Day in History September 23rd

This Day in History September 23rd

on September 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 99 days remaining until the end of the year. It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere. Holidays Christian feast day: Adomnán Padre Pio Pope […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “I have not yet begun to fight!” shouted John Paul Jones

American Minute with Bill Federer “I have not yet begun to fight!” shouted John Paul Jones

on September 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“I have not yet begun to fight!” shouted John Paul Jones when the captain of the 50-gun British frigate HMS Serapis taunted him to surrender. Their ships were so close their cannons scraped and masts entangled, yet his American ship Bonhomme Richard, named for Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac, refused to give up. When two cannons exploded and his ship […]

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Literary Hall

Literary Hall

on September 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Literary Hall is a brick library building and museum in Romney, West Virginia, built in 1869 and 1870 by the Romney Literary Society. Founded in 1819, the society was the first literary organization of its kind in the present-day state of West Virginia, and one of the first in the United States. In 1846, the society constructed a building which housed the Romney Classical Institute and […]

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Modern Conservatism

Modern Conservatism

on September 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Special Thanks to Everything Hendersonville By William Haupt III   Author It Takes A Movement “Society is a contract between the past, the present and those yet unborn.” (Edmund Burke) Why is America the most auspicious and enduring democracy in world history? It has survived world wars, foreign invasion, terrorist attacks, and even a civil war. It was able to […]

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This Day in History September 22nd

This Day in History September 22nd

on September 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal (Spring) equinox in the Southern Hemisphere. Holidays American Business Women’s Day (United States) […]

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Mideast Dreams

on September 21, 2017, 7:49 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, September 21, 2017. Six years ago today, an American president spoke at the United Nations on an elusive subject: world peace, starting in the Mideast. “The fact is, peace is hard — but our people demand it,” Barack Obama told the delegates of the world community. “Even as we proclaim our love for peace and our […]

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This Day in History September 21st

This Day in History September 21st

on September 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Autumnal equinox observances in the Northern hemisphere, vernal equinox observances in the Southern hemisphere (see September 22): Arbor Day (Brazil) Spring Day (Argentina) Student’s Day (Bolivia) Christian Feast Day: Laurent-Joseph-Marius Imbert […]

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This Day in History September 20th

This Day in History September 20th

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

September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 102 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Agapitus (Western Christianity) Eustace (Western Christianity) Jean-Charles Cornay (one of Vietnamese Martyrs) José Maria de Yermo y Parres Korean Martyrs, including Andrew Kim Taegon and Laurent-Marie-Joseph Imbert September 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) John Coleridge Patteson (commemoration, Anglicanism) Independence […]

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Corporate Chicanery

Corporate Chicanery

on September 19, 2017, 8:28 AM / in History

Hello, it’s Tuesday, September 19, 2017, and another violent Atlantic storm is on course to ravage the same Caribbean islands raked by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago — and on a direct heading for Puerto Rico. Weather experts are warning of devastating wind damage, 9-foot storm surge, and flash flooding on that beautiful island. Ten years ago today, a human […]

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The Anchor Baby Myth

The Anchor Baby Myth

on September 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, National News, Opinion

The Constitution v Birthright Citizenship “Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” Thomas Jefferson (1801) There is a raging political debate about immigration in the U.S., or more specifically […]

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This Day in History September 19th

This Day in History September 19th

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

September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 103 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Feast of San Gennaro Goeric of Metz Januarius (Western Christianity) Our Lady of La Salette Theodore of Tarsus (Anglican Communion, Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church) Trophimus, Sabbatius, […]

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The Egyptian temple

The Egyptian temple

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

Egyptian temples were built to commemorate the pharaohs and to support the central functions of their religion: giving offerings to the gods, reenacting their mythological interactions through festivals, and warding off the forces of chaos. Rituals, it was believed, invoked the divine presence, sustained the god, and enabled it to continue to uphold the divine order of the universe. Temples were important religious sites for all classes of Egyptians even though […]

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Carter’s Eye on the Sky

on September 18, 2017, 8:02 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, September 18, 2017. Forty-four years ago today, the governor of a mid-sized Southern state filed a two-page, hand-written report with an Oklahoma City-based organization called the International UFO Bureau. In that brief memo, the governor claimed that he had personally seen an unidentified flying object. At the time, the UFO spotter was an obscure Democrat with […]

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September 18th in History

September 18th in History

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

September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Constantius (Theban Legion) Edward Bouverie Pusey (Episcopal Church) Eustorgius I Joseph of Cupertino Methodius of Olympus Richardis September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of National Music (Azerbaijan) International […]

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