History

A short history lesson…..

A short history lesson…..

on December 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

A short history lesson: In 732 AD the Muslim Army which was moving on Paris was defeated and turned back at Tours, France, by Charles Martell. …in 1571 AD the Muslim Army/ Navy was defeated by the Italians and Austrians as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to attack southern Europe in the Battle of Lepanto. …in 1683 AD the […]

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Armenia: Ancient Past to Aggrieved Present

Armenia: Ancient Past to Aggrieved Present

on December 30, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

By William Federer  |  American Minute According to ancient tradition, Noah’s Ark rested on Mount Ararat in the Armenian Mountain Range. Noah’s Ark on Mount Ararat is even featured on Armenia’s National Coat of Arms. 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 […]

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The Wounded Knee Massacre: The Forgotten History of the Native American Gun Confiscation

The Wounded Knee Massacre: The Forgotten History of the Native American Gun Confiscation

on December 30, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Written by Molly Carter  |  Ammo.com The Battle at Wounded Knee is a significant battle in American history, as it put an end to the Indian Wars and is marked as the last official defeat of the Native Americans. But what’s not taught in history lessons is that Wounded Knee was one of the first federally backed gun confiscations in the […]

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December 30th in History

December 30th in History

on December 30, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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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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, 2020, 6:00 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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Quote for Today December 29th

Quote for Today December 29th

on December 28, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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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Just to Remind you of what yesterday was all about…..

Just to Remind you of what yesterday was all about…..

on December 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, Religion

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought […]

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CHRISTMAS – WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?

on December 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

What Makes Christmas Important? IS IT THE DATE? Some mistakenly think that December 25th was the day Christ was born. The honest truth is, that no one is exactly sure when Christ was born. The Bible is strangely silent on the issue! Let me share with you some interesting historical notes. Did you know that the Apostolic and early churches […]

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December 25th Merry Christmas in History

December 25th Merry Christmas in History

on December 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are six days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anastasia of Sirmium (Catholic Church) December 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Christmas Day, Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus. (International) Constitution Day (Taiwan) Malkh-Festival (Nakh peoples of Chechnya […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

  “How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!”    Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was a writer, a philosopher, a scientist, a politician, a patriot, a Founding Father, an inventor, and publisher. He helped with the founding of the United States of America and changed the world with his discoveries about electricity. His writings such as Poor Richards’ Almanac have […]

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Keeping Christ in Christmas: Sacred Carols

Keeping Christ in Christmas: Sacred Carols

on December 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, Religion

Written by  William F. Jasper  God rest ye merry, gentlemen, let nothing you dismay, Remember, Christ, our Savior, was born on Christmas Day; To save us all from Satan’s power 
when we were gone astray.
 O tidings of comfort and joy,
comfort and joy; O tidings of comfort and joy. Yes, it is easy to forget, in our hyper-commercialized, secularized, paganized […]

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