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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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Joltin’ Joe’s Streak

Joltin’ Joe’s Streak

on June 29, 2017, 8:52 AM / in Baseball, History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, June 29, 2017. On this date in 1941, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., New York Yankees centerfielder Joe DiMaggio took aim at George Sisler — and the recordy books. Rarely discussed today, Sisler was an uncommonly talented “five-tool” player before that phrase was invented. Toiling mostly for second-tier clubs in a 15-year career that ended […]

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June 29th in History

June 29th in History

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

June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Cassius of Narni Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (Western Christianity), and its related observances: Haro Wine Festival (Haro, La Rioja) l-Imnarja (Malta) June 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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SCOTUS Rules on ObamaCare

SCOTUS Rules on ObamaCare

on June 28, 2017, 7:47 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Five years ago today, a divided U.S. Supreme Court addressed the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The law, called Obamacare even before it took effect, had been signed on March 23, 2010. From the start, there were problems with the sweeping new statute. For starters, the Department of Health […]

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June 28th in History

June 28th in History

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

June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year. In common years it is always in ISO week 26. This date is the only date each year where both the month and day are different perfect numbers, June 6 being the […]

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Party Switching Dems to Republicans

Party Switching Dems to Republicans

on June 27, 2017, 8:03 AM / in History, Opinion

Over the years, we have watched with a certain amount of amusement and concern at the chameleon like ability of elected public officials to move to and fro from party to party without actually having to except the basic platform of the party they are moving to. Since most political party’s are not so much into swearing oaths and more […]

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June 27th in History

June 27th in History

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

June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day, formerly Veterans’ Day (United Kingdom) Canadian Multiculturalism Day (Canada) Christian Feast Day: Crescens, one of the Seventy Disciples Cyril of Alexandria (Coptic Church, Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Communion […]

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June 26th in History

June 26th in History

on June 26, 2017, 5:30 AM / in History

June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 188 days remaining until the end of the year.  Holidays Army and Navy Day (Azerbaijan) Christian Feast Day: Anthelm of Belley David the Dendrite Hermogius Isabel Florence Hapgood (Episcopal Church) Jeremiah (Lutheran) John and Paul José María Robles Hurtado (one of […]

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June 25th in History

June 25th in History

on June 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Arbor Day (Philippines) Christian feast day: Eurosia Philipp Melanchthon (Lutheran) Presentation of the Augsburg Confession (Lutheran) Prosper of Aquitaine Prosper of Reggio William of Montevergine June 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence […]

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