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American Minute with Bill Federer Harvard President Langdon “vice will … corrupt the constitution & in time bring on its dissolution”; Harvard Professor Christensen, “as religion loses its influence over the lives of Americans, what will happen to our democracy?”

American Minute with Bill Federer Harvard President Langdon “vice will … corrupt the constitution & in time bring on its dissolution”; Harvard Professor Christensen, “as religion loses its influence over the lives of Americans, what will happen to our democracy?”

on June 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Just six weeks after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Harvard President Samuel Langdon, MAY 31, 1775, spoke to the Massachusetts Provincial Congress. Samuel Langdon’s address was titled”Government Corrupted By Vice”: “They … attempted, by a sudden march of a body of troops in the night, to seize and destroy one of our magazines, formed by the people merely for their own security … […]

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June 11th in History

June 11th in History

on June 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 203 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Barnabas the Apostle Bartholomew the Apostle (Eastern Christianity) Blessed Ignatius Maloyan (Armenian Catholic Church) Paula Frassinetti June 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) American Evacuation Day (Libya) Birthday of Prince […]

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June 10th in History

June 10th in History

on June 10, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 10 is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 204 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Abolition Day (French Guiana) Army Day (Jordan) Christian feast day: Getulius, Amancius and Cerealus John of Tobolsk (Russian Orthodox Church) Landry of Paris Olivia June 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Navy Day […]

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My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

on June 9, 2019, 7:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Today is the 50th anniversary of the unprovoked attack of the USS Liberty by the State of Israel, which killed 34 American sailors and Marines and wounded 174. To this day, the State of Israel has never been held accountable for this despicable and dastardly attack against the people of the United States. In fact, the U.S. government and news […]

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“American Heritage” By Hillsdale – One of many online courses we support

on June 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson warned against permanent entangling alliances. Yet, as the United States grew economically, and as challenges to domestic security arose from abroad, America’s role on the world stage changed dramatically. Over the course of the 20th century, America grew to become the preeminent global power. If you would like help navigating this online course, please […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer War Emergency – IRS Withholds from Paychecks

American Minute with Bill Federer War Emergency – IRS Withholds from Paychecks

on June 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Withholding taxes from paychecks began JUNE 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get money to fight Hitler. Withholding taxes was the idea of Beardsley Ruml, the treasurer of Macy’s Department Store who became chairman of New York’s Federal Reserve Bank. Ruml was helped by Bernard Baruch and Milton Friedman. The Federal Government […]

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The Greenback Party

The Greenback Party

on June 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

The Greenback Party convened in 1880 at the Interstate Exposition Building in Chicago from June 9 to 11 to select presidential and vice presidential nominees and write a party platform for that year’s US presidential election. Delegates chose a ticket of James B. Weaver (pictured) of Iowa and Barzillai J. Chambers of Texas. The Greenback Party had drawn support from […]

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June 9th in History

June 9th in History

on June 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 9 is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 205 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Accession of King Abdullah II (Jordan) Autonomy Day (Åland Islands) Christian feast day: Aidan of Lindisfarne (Lutheranism) Columba Ephrem the Syrian (Roman Catholic Church and Church of England) […]

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POLITICAL SERMONS FROM PASTORS IN THE FOUNDING ERA # 39

POLITICAL SERMONS FROM PASTORS IN THE FOUNDING ERA # 39

on June 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

By Pastor Roger Anghis Reprinted with permission from NewswithViews Preached before the Honorable Council, And the honorable House of Representatives of the Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay, in New-England. MAY 29th, 1776. Being the Anniversary for the Election of THE honorable COUNCIL FOR the Colony. By Pastor Samuel West of Dartmouth. Foundation Scriptures: And I will restore thy judges as at […]

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Eulogizing RFK

Eulogizing RFK

on June 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, June 8, 2017. Forty-nine years ago today, Robert F. Kennedy was laid to rest on a green hillside near one of his two older brothers at Arlington National Cemetery. Many trees have been felled producing paper for the vast archive of books written about the Kennedys. Much of this literature is hagiographic, some ferociously critical. Occasionally, […]

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June 8th in History

June 8th in History

on June 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 8 is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 206 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Blessed Mary of the Divine Heart (Droste zu Vischering) Chlodulf of Metz Jacques Berthieu Jadwiga of Poland Medard Melania the Elder Roland Allen (Episcopal Church (USA)) Thomas Ken […]

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Daniel Boone’s Hat

Daniel Boone’s Hat

on June 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, June 7, 2017. On this date in 1769, Daniel Boone first laid eyes on the physical place that would become synonymous with his name. “After a long and fatiguing journey through a mountainous wilderness, in a westward direction, on the seventh day of June following, we found ourselves on Red River,” he recalled, “… and, from […]

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June 7th in History

June 7th in History

on June 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 7 is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 207 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation (Slovakia) Birthday of Prince Joachim (Denmark) Christian feast day: Colmán of Dromore Paul I of Constantinople Robert of Newminster Chief Seattle (Lutheran Church) […]

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D-Day at 75: Two Flags and a Son’s Promise Kept

D-Day at 75: Two Flags and a Son’s Promise Kept

on June 6, 2019, 7:13 AM / in History, Opinion

To honor our Veterans, strive to be, first and foremost, an American citizen worthy of their sacrifice. Seventy-five years ago, in the early hours of June 6th, 1944, the largest amphibious assault in history, preceded by an enormous air assault, commenced. Codenamed “Operation Neptune” but more commonly referred to as D-Day, it was the first assault of “Operation Overlord,” the Allied […]

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Domestic Policy: The Air-Traffic Controller’s Strike

Domestic Policy: The Air-Traffic Controller’s Strike

on June 6, 2019, 6:37 AM / in History, Opinion

The current Trump – Air Traffic Controllers issue reminded me of Ronald Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers Domestic Policy: The Air-Traffic Controller’s Strike A president can clearly point to the commander in chief clause of the Constitution as a basis for his or her authority to deploy troops. However, many other actions that presidents take consist of a combination […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  Six Day War, & Presidential Support of Israel

American Minute with Bill Federer Six Day War, & Presidential Support of Israel

on June 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

The 120 mile long Suez Canal, connecting the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, was built by the French, 1859-1869. Britain gained control of the Canal in 1882, and defended it during the First and Second World Wars. On July 26, 1956, after making overtures to the Soviet Union, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser seized control of the Suez Canal, […]

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D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now: Normandy Beaches in 1944 and 70 Years Later

D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now: Normandy Beaches in 1944 and 70 Years Later

on June 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

By David Sim  / International Business Times              On June 6, 1944, Allied soldiers descended on the beaches of Normandy for D-Day, an operation that turned the tide of the Second World War against the Nazis, marking the beginning of the end of the conflict. Today, as many around the world prepare to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the landings, pictures […]

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Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest

on June 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Twenty years ago today, Bill and Hillary Clinton began the process of letting their only child go. Because Chelsea Clinton’s father was president and her mother was first lady, it happened publicly. The venue was Sidwell Friends School, which had long been a haven for the children of Washington’s elite, and President Clinton […]

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D Day

D Day

on June 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

D-Day was JUNE 6, 1944. Over 160,000 troops from America, Britain, Canada, free France, Poland, and other nations landed along a 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coast of France. It was the largest amphibious invasion force in world history, supported by 5,000 ships with 195,700 navy personnel and 13,000 aircraft. On that day, the sea along the heavily fortified beaches […]

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June 6th in History

June 6th in History

on June 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 6 is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 208 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Claude the Thaumaturge Ini Kopuria (Church of England, Episcopal Church) Marcellin Champagnat Norbert of Xanten Rafael Guízar y Valencia June 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Memorial Day (South Korea) […]

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