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Quote for Today January 15th

Quote for Today January 15th

on January 15, 2021, 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, 2021, 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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Dawning of a Plague

on January 14, 2021, 7:53 AM / in History

Hello, it’s Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. President Trump got himself impeached again, and in record time: one week between the commission of offense, indictment, and a vote in the House of Representatives. Wednesday was notable in another way, too: For the second time this month, U.S. deaths from COVID-19 surpassed 4,000 in a single day. Despite the presence of a […]

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January 14th in History

January 14th in History

on January 14, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 351 days remaining until the end of the year (352 in leap years). In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year’s Day (Old New Year) by religious groups […]

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What Do Thy Seek?

What Do Thy Seek?

on January 13, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

“It was for freedom that Christ has made us free.” Freedom, I mean true freedom has always been purchased with blood. It is only maintained by vigilance. Christ purchased our freedom from sin and death and with His blood, but we only walk in that freedom according to the vigilance with which we embrace the grace of God, shun the […]

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Black America Before LBJ: How the Welfare State Inadvertently Helped Ruin Black Communities

Black America Before LBJ: How the Welfare State Inadvertently Helped Ruin Black Communities

on January 13, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

“We waged a war on poverty and poverty won.” President Ronald Reagan, 1988 State of the Union Address The dust has settled and the evidence is in: The 1960s Great Society and War on Poverty programs of President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) have been a colossal and giant failure. One might make the argument that social welfare programs are the […]

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January 13th in History

January 13th in History

on January 13, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 352 days remaining until the end of the year (353 in leap years). It is sometimes celebrated as New Year’s Eve (at least in the 20th & 21st centuries) by ethnic groups and religious orders still using the thirteen-days-adrift Julian calendar (Old New Year). Holidays […]

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January 12th in History

January 12th in History

on January 12, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 353 days remaining until the end of the year (354 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Aelred of Rievaulx Benedict Biscop Tatiana January 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Lee–Jackson Day can fall while January 18 is the latest, celebrated on the […]

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American Minute Burke on French Revolution “What is liberty without virtue? It is madness, without restraint!”; “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing”-Edmund Burke, British Statesman

American Minute Burke on French Revolution “What is liberty without virtue? It is madness, without restraint!”; “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing”-Edmund Burke, British Statesman

on January 12, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

“ALL that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” This famous quote was from British statesman Edmund Burke, who was born JANUARY 12, 1729. He was considered the most influential orator in the House of Commons. Edmund Burke stands out in history because as a member of the British Parliament, he defended the rights of the American colonies and strongly […]

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January 11th in History

January 11th in History

on January 11, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 354 days remaining until the end of the year (355 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Leucius of Brindisi (Roman Catholic) Vitalis of Gaza (Roman Catholic) Paulinus II of Aquileia Theodosius the Cenobiarch January 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Triodion can […]

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

on January 10, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within. Josef Stalin Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин; born Ioseb Besarionis dze Dzhugashvili, Georgian: იოსებ ბესარიონის ძე ჯუღაშვილი; 18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was the de […]

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January 10th in History

January 10th in History

on January 10, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 355 days remaining until the end of the year (356 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: William of Donjeon Obadiah (Coptic Church) Peter Orseolo Pope Agatho (Roman Catholic) William Laud (Anglican Communion) January 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Traditional Day (Benin) National Clean Off Your […]

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January 9th ‘Communist faith…tells…Smash the existing economic order’ – Richard Nixon

January 9th ‘Communist faith…tells…Smash the existing economic order’ – Richard Nixon

on January 9, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Richard Milhous Nixon was born JANUARY 9, 1913.   He was a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during WWII, a Congressman, a Senator, and Vice-President under Dwight Eisenhower. He lost his first presidential race to John F. Kennedy by the smallest margin to that date. He was elected the 37th President in 1968, and re-elected in 1972 in one of […]

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January 9th in History

January 9th in History

on January 9, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 9 is the ninth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 356 days remaining until the end of the year (357 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Adrian of Canterbury Metropolitan Philip II of Moscow Julia Chester Emery (Episcopal Church (USA)) January 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of the Black Nazarene (Manila, Philippines) Martyrs’ Day […]

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January 8th in History

January 8th in History

on January 8, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 8 is the eight day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 357 days remaining until the end of the year (358 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Abo of Tiflis Apollinaris Claudius Gudula Harriet Bedell (Episcopal Church (USA)) Lawrence Giustiniani Lucian of Beauvais Our Lady of Prompt Succor (Bon Secours) (Roman Catholic Church) Pega Severinus […]

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American Minute    “May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not.”- Millard Fillmore

American Minute “May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not.”- Millard Fillmore

on January 7, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

“May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not.” -Millard Fillmore Millard Fillmore was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1832, the same year the Paris riots took place which were described in Victor Hugo’s novel Les Miserables. Comparing the American Revolution with France’s numerous revolutions and riots, President Millard Fillmore stated in his Third Annual Message, December 6, 1852: “Our own free […]

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January 7th in History

January 7th in History

on January 7, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year (359 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Canute Lavard Charles of Sezze St. André Bessette (Canada) Lucian of Antioch Raymond of Peñafort January 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Christmas (Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches […]

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January 6th in History

January 6th in History

on January 6, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 6 is the sixth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 359 days remaining until the end of the year (360 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Iraq) Christian Feast Day: André Bessette (Roman Catholic Church) January 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Epiphany (Western Christianity) or Theophany (Eastern Christianity), and its related observances: Befana Day (Italy) […]

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“On the 12th Day of Christmas …”

“On the 12th Day of Christmas …”

on January 6, 2021, 5:48 AM / in History

Western Europe celebrated the birth of Christ on Christmas Day, December 25, as the holiest day of the season. Eastern Europe celebrated January 6, Epiphany, as the holiest day. “Epiphany” is a Greek word meaning “appearance” or “manifestation.” January 6 is also called Three Kings Day, recalling the visit of the Wise Men to Jesus in the manger — his “manifestation” to the Gentiles, as foretold in Isaiah 49:6: “I will also give thee for a light to the […]

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January 5th in History

January 5th in History

on January 5, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 5 is the fifth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 360 days remaining until the end of the year (361 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast day: Charles of Mount Argus John Neumann (Catholic Church) Pope Telesphorus Simeon Stylites (Latin Church) January 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National Bird Day (United States) Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work […]

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