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Top 25 Defensive Gun Uses of 2017

Top 25 Defensive Gun Uses of 2017

on January 2, 2018, 7:42 AM / in History, National News

You won’t see any of these stories in the mainstream media, because they are shills for the gun control elite… With 2017 quickly drawing to a close, Breitbart News thought the timing right to review the top 25 defensive gun uses (DGUs) of 2017. And while it must be noted that these 25 examples are only a smidgen of the […]

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January 2nd in History

January 2nd in History

on January 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 363 days remaining until the end of the year (364 in leap years). Holidays Ancestry Day (Haiti) Berchtold’s Day (Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the Alsace) Carnival Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis) Christian Feast Day: Basil the Great (Catholic Church and Church of England) Defendens of Thebes Earliest day on […]

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The World We Lost on June 28, 1914

on January 1, 2018, 6:45 AM / in History, Opinion

By Gary North William Lind is a specialist in 4th-generation warfare: non-state warfare. He is also an observer of culture. He has written an assessment of the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. Within five weeks, this led to the outbreak of World War I on August 1. With the commemoration of Christ’s first Advent, the end of […]

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A Giant Block of Cheese and Separation of Church and State

A Giant Block of Cheese and Separation of Church and State

on January 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire, Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President Thomas Jefferson, being presented by the famous Baptist preacher, John Leland. John Leland was then invited to preach to the U.S. Congress and the President in the Capitol – the subject of his talk being “separation of church and state.” Baptists had been particularly […]

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January 1st in History

January 1st in History

on January 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year (365 in leap years). The preceding day is December 31 of the previous year. During the Middle Ages under the influence of the Christian Church, many countries moved the start of the year to one of […]

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American Minute  “Isn’t God upon the Ocean, Just the Same as on the Land?”-James T. Field, The Atlantic Monthly

American Minute “Isn’t God upon the Ocean, Just the Same as on the Land?”-James T. Field, The Atlantic Monthly

on December 31, 2017, 7:30 AM / in History

James T. Fields was born DECEMBER 31, 1817. His father was a sea captain and died before Fields was three. James T. Fields became the editor of The Atlantic Monthly, 1862-1870, where he became friends with the most notable writers of his day, including: – William Wordsworth, – William Makepeace Thackeray, – Charles Dickens, – Nathaniel Hawthorne, – Herman Melville, – Ralph Waldo Emerson, […]

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December 31st in History

December 31st in History

on December 31, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. It is widely known as New Year’s Eve since the following day is New Year’s Day. It is the last day of the year. The following day is January 1 of the following year. You have 358 shopping days till Christmas. Holidays Christian feast […]

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Gandhi’s note to Hitler suggesting peace, a child’s advice for poorly President Nixon to eat his greens and classic Steve Martin humour for a fan: Some of the greatest letters you will ever read

Gandhi’s note to Hitler suggesting peace, a child’s advice for poorly President Nixon to eat his greens and classic Steve Martin humour for a fan: Some of the greatest letters you will ever read

on December 31, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

By Ted Thornhill As Adolf Hitler pulled the world ever closer to conflict in 1939, Mohandas Gandhi wrote him a personal letter, urging him to pull back from the brink ‘for the sake of humanity’. The German dictator never received the letter because it was intercepted by the British government – but it’s been published in a book called Letters […]

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December 30th in History

December 30th in History

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

December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There is one day remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anysia of Salonika Egwin of Evesham Liberius of Ravenna Pope Felix I Ralph of Vaucelles Roger of Cannae Frances Joseph-Gaudet (Episcopal Church (USA)) December 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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December 29th in History

December 29th in History

on December 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are two days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: David, King and prophet (Catholic, Lutheran) Thomas Becket Trophimus of Arles December 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Ireland) Independence Day (Mongolia) The fifth day of Christmas (Western […]

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In Pursuance Thereof…

In Pursuance Thereof…

on December 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, Opinion, State News

I sent this out to a few select people in advance of posting this here and had a interesting conversation with Mike Gaddy in regards to my interpretation of the second portion of this regarding the 2nd Amendment. As always, I do not expect people to take me at my word, but to study on their own and come to […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  ARMENIA was the first nation to officially adopt Christianity as its state religion, 301 AD

American Minute with Bill Federer ARMENIA was the first nation to officially adopt Christianity as its state religion, 301 AD

on December 28, 2017, 8:00 AM / in History

According to ancient tradition, Noah’s Ark rested on Mount Araratin the Armenian Mountain Range.    Armenia’s Coat of Arms has Mount Ararat with Noah’s Ark on top. Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi (410-490 AD) recounted the tradition that Noah’s son Japheth had a descendant named Hayk who shot an arrow in a battle near Lake Van c.2,500 BC killing Nimrod, builder of the Tower of Babel–the […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer Astronomer Johannes Kepler – “O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!…”

American Minute with Bill Federer Astronomer Johannes Kepler – “O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!…”

on December 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!” wrote astronomer Johannes Kepler, 1619, The Harmonies of the World. Johannes Kepler was born DECEMBER 27, 1571. An attack of smallpox when he was four years old left Johannes Kepler with crippled hands and poor eyesight. Overcoming those handicaps, Kepler took up the study of science. The person most responsible […]

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December 28th in History

December 28th in History

on December 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are three days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abel (Coptic Church) Caterina Volpicelli Feast of the Holy Innocents or Childermas. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated with pranks (inocentadas), similar to April […]

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Quote for Today December 29th

Quote for Today December 29th

on December 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History, People

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien  was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow […]

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Quote for Today December 27th

Quote for Today December 27th

on December 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional […]

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December 27th in History

December 27th in History

on December 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 27 is the 361st day of the year (362nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are four days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Fabiola John the Apostle Nicarete December 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (North Korea) Emergency Rescuer’s Day (Russia) St. Stephen’s Day (Eastern Orthodox Church; a public holiday in […]

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Quote for Today December 26th

Quote for Today December 26th

on December 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. Neil Gaiman Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman is an English author of short […]

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Property Rights and Religious Liberty

Property Rights and Religious Liberty

on December 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

LARRY P. ARNN is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School. From 1977 to 1980, he also studied at the London School of Economics and at Worcester College, Oxford University, where he served as director of research for Martin Gilbert, the official […]

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December 26th in History

December 26th in History

on December 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 26 is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are five days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Boxing Day, except when December 26 is a Sunday. If it is a Sunday, Boxing Day is transferred to December 27 by Royal Proclamation. (Commonwealth of Nations), and its related observances: […]

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