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November 9th in History

November 9th in History

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

November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Around the World Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal (Pakistan) Christian Feast Day: Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day) Theodore of Amasea (Roman […]

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The Required Blood Sacrifice

The Required Blood Sacrifice

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

By Jonathan Goodwin Bionic Mosquito November 11 is Veterans Day in the United States.  It (and the Sunday preceding) has become a day of holy worship for many.  Churches as well as today’s temples of worship – the sports arena – will bear witness to this glorious event.  The throngs will cheer uncontrollably. They cheer for their heroes, those who have died so […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer November 9th

American Minute with Bill Federer November 9th

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

“We are under tremendous attacks… We are attacked by the Communists who in their own documents state that capitalism – democracy – carries within itself the seeds of its own destruction,”  stated President Dwight Eisenhower. Continuing his address, NOVEMBER 9, 1954, to the National Conference on the Spiritual Foundation of American Democracy at the Sheraton-Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC, President Eisenhower […]

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the Edmund Fitzgerald

the Edmund Fitzgerald

on November 8, 2017, 8:22 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, November 8, 2017. In yesterday’s note, I lamented the 2016 passing of Leonard Cohen and took the opportunity to tip my cap to other notable Canadian ex-pats in music, movies, politics, and the arts. A surprising number of readers wrote to complain that I hadn’t mentioned Neil Young, or jazz pianist Oscar Peterson or Charles Krauthammer […]

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Who is the KING in America? and Who are the Counselors to the KING?

Who is the KING in America? and Who are the Counselors to the KING?

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

Who is the KING in America? Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary defined “KING” as: “KING, n. 1. The chief or SOVEREIGN of a nation; a man invested with supreme authority over a nation, tribe or country; a monarch. Kings are absolute.” Romans 13:1 “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has […]

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St. Helen’s Church

St. Helen’s Church

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

St Helen’s Church is the Anglican parish church of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, in the deanery of North West Leicestershire and the Diocese of Leicester. A previous church on the site was rebuilt beginning in 1474 by William Hastings, while he was converting his neighbouring manor house into a castle. The church was refurbished in about 1670 and again in 1829 to create more space, and a major rebuild in 1878–80 added two outer aisles, making the nave wider than […]

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November 8th in History

November 8th in History

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

November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 53 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity (Roman Catholic Church) Four Crowned Martyrs Godfrey of Amiens Willehad of Bremen November 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Father’s Day […]

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Yo, Canada!

Yo, Canada!

on November 7, 2017, 7:36 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, November 7, 2017. On this date last year, singer and songwriter Leonard Norman Cohen went to his reward at the age of 82. “For many of us, Leonard Cohen was the greatest songwriter of them all,” singer Nick Cave told Rolling Stone magazine. “Utterly unique and impossible to imitate no matter how hard we tried. He […]

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November 7, 1917 If we are not careful, this is where those without talent or foresight are taking us.

November 7, 1917 If we are not careful, this is where those without talent or foresight are taking us.

on November 7, 2017, 6:02 AM / in History

Vladimir Lenin (born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, 1870–1924) was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He was the first head of government of the Soviet Union, which under his administration became a one-party state governed by the Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, he developed political theories known as Leninism. After the 1917 February Revolution ousted the Tsar, he played a leading role in the 7 November 1917 insurrection commonly known as the October […]

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November 7th in History

November 7th in History

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

November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 54 days remaining until the end of the year. This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox). Holidays Christian feast day: Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg […]

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Quote for Today

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

I am an old man, and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened. Mark Twain

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Election Days

on November 6, 2017, 8:33 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, November 6, 2017. Abraham Lincoln was elected president on this date in 1860. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama were all re-elected on this date. For Ike and the Gipper, their second terms — like those of many presidents — were marked by controversy, scandal, and unexpected tribulations. Viewed that way, Obama may have […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “THE PEOPLE…have an incontestable right to CHECK the CREATURES of their own CREATION.” -Mercy Otis Warren

American Minute with Bill Federer “THE PEOPLE…have an incontestable right to CHECK the CREATURES of their own CREATION.” -Mercy Otis Warren

on November 6, 2017, 6:53 AM / in History

James Otis (1725-1783) was the King’s advocate-general of the vice-admiralty court at Boston. In 1761, he was elected as a representative of Boston to the Massachusetts General Court. There in February of 1761, Otis argued for five straight hours on the illegality of the “Writs of Assistance.” The Writs of Assistanceallowed government agents to enter anyone’s home without notice, for no reason or probable cause, […]

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November 6th in History

November 6th in History

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

November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 55 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Blessed José María of Manila Illtud Leonard of Noblac Nuno Álvares Pereira (in Portugal) Winnoc William Temple (Anglican Communion) November 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Dominican Republic […]

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“The ORIGIN of all POWER is in THE PEOPLE, and they have a…right to CHECK the CREATURES OF THEIR OWN CREATION.” -Mercy Otis Warren

“The ORIGIN of all POWER is in THE PEOPLE, and they have a…right to CHECK the CREATURES OF THEIR OWN CREATION.” -Mercy Otis Warren

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

Mercy Otis Warren was called “The Conscience of the American Revolution.” She was wife of Massachusetts House Speaker James Warren and sister of patriot James Otis. Mercy Otis Warren corresponded with many American leaders, including: Franklin, Jefferson, Hamilton and John Adams. In 1805, Mercy Otis Warren published a 3 volume History of the Rise, Progress and Termination of the American […]

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Quote For Today November 6th

on November 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

We want no Gestapo or secret police. The FBI is tending in that direction. They are dabbling in sex-life scandals and plain blackmail. J. Edgar Hoover would give his right eye to take over, and all congressmen and senators are afraid of him. President Harry S. Truman J Edgar Hoover was a phenomenon. The first Director of the FBI, he […]

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November 5th in History

November 5th in History

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

November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 56 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Domninus Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist Galation Magnus Pope Zachary November 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Guy Fawkes Night (United Kingdom, New Zealand and the Canadian province […]

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Quote for Today

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

I walked a mile with Pleasure, She chatted all the way, But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne’er word said she’ But, oh, the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me! Robert Browning Hamilton

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one’s government is not necessarily to secure one’s freedom. Friedrich August von Hayek, economist, philosopher Friedrich August von Hayek was born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek and frequently referred to as F. A. Hayek, […]

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November 4th In History

November 4th In History

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

November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 57 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Blessed Teresa Manganiello Charles Borromeo (Roman Catholic Church) Emeric of Hungary Our Lady of Kazan (Russian Orthodox Church) Vitalis and Agricola (Roman Catholic Church) November 4 (Eastern Orthodox […]

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