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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on July 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. Reality is an absolute, existence is an absolute, a speck of dust is an absolute and so is a human life. […]

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Hot Times in Death Valley

Hot Times in Death Valley

on July 10, 2017, 8:09 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, July 10, 2017. Fourteen separate wildfires blazed across California over the weekend, including one in Santa Barbara County that wiped out the animals in a Boy Scout nature center, and another in Northridge that caused 140,000 people to lose their air conditioning on a day the temperature reached 98 degrees. I’m reminded that on this date […]

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July 10th in History

July 10th in History

on July 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 10 is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day (Mauritania) National Day of Commemoration (Ireland) Christian Feast Day: Amalberga of Maubeuge Rufina and Secunda Seven Brothers July 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day, celebrates the independence of […]

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Grace White Sherwood

Grace White Sherwood

on July 10, 2017, 5:40 AM / in History, People

Grace White Sherwood (c. 1660 – c. 1740), called the Witch of Pungo, is the last person known to have been convicted of witchcraft in Virginia. A farmer, healer, and midwife, she was accused by her neighbors of transforming herself into a cat, damaging crops and causing the death of livestock. She was charged with witchcraft several times; at her eventual trial in 1706, Sherwood was […]

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July 9th in History

July 9th in History

on July 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agilulfus of Cologne Amandina of Schakkebroek (one of Martyrs of Southern Hunan) Blessed Marija Petković Everilda Gregorio Grassi (one of Martyrs of Shanxi) Martyr Saints of China Martyrs […]

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July 8th in History

July 8th in History

on July 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 176 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Air Force and Air Defense Forces Day (Ukraine) Christian Feast Day: Abda and Sabas Auspicius of Trier Grimbald Kilian, Totnan, and Colman Procopius of Scythopolis Sunniva and companions Theobald of Marly […]

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Why vaccine manufacturers are exempt from liability

Why vaccine manufacturers are exempt from liability

on July 7, 2017, 9:25 AM / in History, National News

There is NO logical, or honest science, reason for the manufacturers of those poisons they call *vaccines* to be exempt from LIABILITY – other than they BOUGHT this kind of ruling via their lobbying methods and campaign contributions to politicians that have their *I CAN BE BOUGHT* name plate on their desks. I can guarantee you that if Congress were […]

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Alaska, Hawaii Statehood

Alaska, Hawaii Statehood

on July 7, 2017, 8:32 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, July 7, 2017. Last night, the Washington Nationals’ brass did something you don’t see every day. They initiated a three-hour rain delay even though it wasn’t raining at game time — and wouldn’t for another two hours. Even then, what came from the skies was a drizzle. Naturally, the team blamed the weather forecasters, but by […]

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July 7th in History

July 7th in History

on July 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 177 days remaining until the end of the year. The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced “Seven-seven“) have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London’s transport system. In […]

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Gettysburg’s most important lesson

Gettysburg’s most important lesson

on July 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

By Rod Gragg  Published  July 02, 2013 FoxNews.com On the afternoon of July 1, 1863 – the first day of fighting at the Battle of  Gettysburg – a Northern soldier propped his rifle against a tree and took  careful aim at a tall, bearded Southern officer who was leading his troops  forward through the woods. The Northern soldier was Sergeant […]

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WE SHOULD BE ASHAMED

WE SHOULD BE ASHAMED

on July 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By Erick Erickson  /  The Resurgent  We are 240 years removed from the signing of the Declaration of Independence and 235 years removed from the British surrender at Yorktown. It has become abstract to us. It’s ideals are abstract. The causes over which our revolution was fought seem far removed from our everyday lives. It has been simplified by a […]

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July 6th in History

July 6th in History

on July 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 178 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama (Tibetan diaspora) Christian Feast Day: Maria Goretti Romulus of Fiesole July 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Cayman Islands) Day of the Capital, established in […]

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July 5th in History

July 5th in History

on July 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bloody Thursday (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) Christian feast day: Anthony Maria Zaccaria, priest (d. 1539) Zoe of Rome (Roman Catholic Church) July 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) X-Day (Church of the […]

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July 4th in History

July 4th in History

on July 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 180 days remaining until the end of the year. The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date. Holidays Christian feast day: Andrew of Crete Bertha of Artois Blessed Catherine Jarrige […]

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July 4th

July 4th

on July 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

38-year-old King George III ruled the largest empire that planet earth had ever seen. The Declaration of Independence, approved JULY 4, 1776, listed the reasons why Americans declared their independence from the King: “He has made judges dependent on his will alone… He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people […]

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July 3rd in History

July 3rd in History

on July 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 181 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Germanus of Man Heliodorus of Altino Mucian Patriarch Anatolius of Constantinople Pope Leo II Feast of Saint Thomas, Apostle, one of four days in the year on which […]

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July 2nd in History

July 2nd in History

on July 2, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 182 days remaining until the end of the year. This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years. […]

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July 1st in History

July 1st in History

on July 1, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 183 days remaining until the end of the year. The end of this day marks the halfway point of a leap year. It also falls on the same day of the week as New Year’s Day in a leap year. Holidays […]

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The Declaration of Dependence

The Declaration of Dependence

on July 1, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Hamilton, and BO’s History of Liberty “[C]unning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the Power of the People and to usurp for themselves the reins of Government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.” —George Washington (1796) The foundational tenet of The Patriot Post’s mission is to promote Liberty every day. But […]

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June 30th in History

June 30th in History

on June 30, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 184 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day (Guatemala) Christian feast day: Martial Theobald of Provins First Martyrs of the Church of Rome June 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) General Prayer Day (Central African Republic) Independence Day […]

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