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April 11th in History

April 11th in History

on April 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 11 is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 264 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Antipas of Pergamum (Greek Orthodox Church) Gemma Galgani Godeberta Guthlac of Crowland George Selwyn (Anglicanism) Stanislaus of Szczepanów April 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Juan Santamaría Day, anniversary of […]

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THE FIRST LIBERALS

THE FIRST LIBERALS

on April 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

By Katehom.com Richard Cobden: National Institutions The first liberals (including English politician R. Cobden[i], the US President W. Wilson and the pacifist N. Angell[ii]), in their main theses, oppose realists as to them the political regime (to be more specific, democracy or non-democracy) is crucial in the analysis of IR. If the countries are democratic, they steadily evolve, aiming at […]

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Debunking Old Civil War Myths – Long Proven Wrong

Debunking Old Civil War Myths – Long Proven Wrong

on April 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Special Thanks to Sue for sending this….. The Victors Write the War History – but Should Their Lies be Immortal? [Editors Note: I was 46 before I learned that Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation did not free a single slave anywhere. We are re-running Steve’s article for Confederate Heritage Month – April, 2013, because it is a classic ….Jim W. Dean] … […]

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CCC’s Shovel-Ready Jobs

CCC’s Shovel-Ready Jobs

on April 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

We laughed when Obama through out the term Shovel Ready Jobs in 2011…. so we bring you this story. It didn’t save the country but it saved the men. Eighty-four years ago today, the first allotment of 25,000 men was mustered into the Civilian Conservation Corps. They assembled at the aptly dubbed Camp Roosevelt on lands of the George Washington […]

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Purity of Soul

Purity of Soul

on April 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

An Excursion into Northern Politics of Race By Fred Reed  /  LewRockwell.com Virginian though I am, a son of the Shenandoah, and brought up among the lazy rivers of the state of Marse Bob Lee and Stonewall—rivers where the sun always seemed to shine and you could mostly catch catfish, and almost think that being alive was a good thing […]

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Slave Narratives

Slave Narratives

on April 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Yesterday I posted a reference to Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project from 1936 to 1938. I, because I am well informed by internet stats, know that not many read the article…. yes history for some is boring………… and for others, you might  think that funding for a project such as this might be unconstitutional…. you would be wrong… the […]

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A Bit Ashamed of Us All

A Bit Ashamed of Us All

on April 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson  /  RedState.com I have read few people over the past week more eloquently cover the end of the Civil War than my friend Streiff here at RedState. Yesterday, he was one of the few to write about the end of the Civil War, 150 years ago yesterday. I highly encourage you to read it.  I think we […]

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April 10th in History

April 10th in History

on April 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 10 is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56). There are 265 days remaining until […]

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Magnificent Men

Magnificent Men

on April 9, 2018, 9:09 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, April 9, 2018. On this date in 1959, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration introduced this country’s first astronauts to the media. Selected from 32 immensely qualified finalists, these seven brave Americans were chosen because leaders of the new agency believed they combined the mental makeup of Jackie Robinson and the flying ability of Chuck Yeager. […]

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It may be too late for justice for Stanley Huggins, but it’s not too late for justice for Seth Rich

It may be too late for justice for Stanley Huggins, but it’s not too late for justice for Seth Rich

on April 9, 2018, 6:21 AM / in History, Opinion

From the MidSouth Sentinel I posted this last year. I had written a very generic post about someone on the Clinton Body Count list who I had never heard of in the media and I knew about it from a very good friend of mine who had simply never told me the story. The above post was rewritten with the […]

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The Moral Foundations of Society

The Moral Foundations of Society

on April 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, Religion

By Margaret Thatcher, Former Prime Minister, Great Britain Margaret Thatcher  was born in 1925 and went on to earn a degree in chemistry from Somerville College, Oxford, as well as a master of arts degree from the University of Oxford. For some years she worked as a research chemist and then as a barrister, specializing in tax law. Elected to […]

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April 9th in History

April 9th in History

on April 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 9 is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 266 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bataan Day or Araw ng Kagitingan (Philippines) Christian feast day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Anglicanism, Lutheranism) Gaucherius Materiana Waltrude April 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Kosovo) Day of National Unity (Georgia) Day […]

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Castros’ Cuba

Castros’ Cuba

on April 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, National News

Reprinted from 3 years ago Written by  Fr. James Thornton President Obama traveled last month on an official visit to Communist Cuba, the first such trip by a sitting American president since Calvin Coolidge visited the island in 1928. The trip came less than a year after Obama and Cuban dictator Raúl Castro met in Panama in April 2015 and […]

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Quote for Today; April 9th

Quote for Today; April 9th

on April 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity. Alexander Hamilton – Speech in New York, […]

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Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project,  1936-1938

Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938

on April 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Well, here is something I doubt any one of us ever heard of before  – until now. This is included in chapter 23 of  “The Un-Civil War” by Mike Scruggs (Leonard M. Scruggs) I found this on the web and I encourage everyone who has any interest in turning back the lies about slavery and The South  to follow up […]

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Is Gun Ownership a Right?

on April 8, 2018, 7:01 AM / in History, Opinion
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But Then It Was Too Late

But Then It Was Too Late

on April 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

From Michael Gaddy …In this excerpt from the book “They thought they were free. The Germans, 1933-45”  By Milton Mayer and the circumstances and political happenings in this country over the past few decades, please go back to sleep!!! “What no one seemed to notice,” said a colleague of mine, a philologist, “was the ever widening gap, after 1933, between […]

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April 8th in History

April 8th in History

on April 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 267 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birkat Hachama (observed once every 28 years), last in 2009 and next in 2037 (Hebrew) Buddha’s Birthday, also known as Hana Matsuri, “Flower Festival” (Japan) Christian feast day: Anne Ayres (Episcopal […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  “The Greatest Show on Earth” -P.T. Barnum,  & Evangelist D.L. Moody

American Minute with Bill Federer “The Greatest Show on Earth” -P.T. Barnum, & Evangelist D.L. Moody

on April 7, 2018, 8:15 AM / in History

“The Greatest Show on Earth” was owned by P.T. Barnum, who died APRIL 7, 1891. Selling millions of tickets, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus had big draws including General Tom Thumb, a man only 25 inches tall, and elephant “Jumbo,” whose name entered the dictionary. Barnum, who was received by President Lincoln and gave a command performance for Queen Victoria, stated: “Most persons, on the whole, are […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on April 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

“All societies of men must be governed in some way or other. The less they have of stringent State Government, the more they must have of individual self-government…Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled either by a power within them, or a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either […]

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