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May 8th in History

May 8th in History

on May 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 8 is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 237 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Ace Day Of Visibility Christian feast day: Agathius Amato Ronconi Apparition of Saint Michael Arsenius the Great (Eastern Orthodox Church) Desideratus Catherine of St. Augustine Julian of Norwich (Anglican, Lutheran) Magdalene […]

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Quote for Today May 8th

on May 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“If it were to be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws — the first growing out of the last. … A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free […]

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THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD

on May 7, 2020, 7:18 AM / in History, Religion

“I Am My Brother’s Keeper” Summary: THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD is a documentary showing viewers what the average British soldier’s life was like on the frontlines during World War I. Director Peter Jackson achieves a monumental success in THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD by creating a movie told by soldiers who 100 years ago actually fought in the war. […]

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The Model T

The Model T

on May 7, 2020, 6:49 AM / in History

You will probably never hear a TED talk about it, but the fact is the most autonomous car ever made was last made almost 100 years ago. It was the Model T Ford – produced from 1908-1927. Here was a car that did almost everything on its own – the defining essence of autonomous. It needed almost nothing from the external world except some gas […]

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Harriet Tubman, on the Money: Resisting Evil, Trusting God

Harriet Tubman, on the Money: Resisting Evil, Trusting God

on May 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By Eric Metaxas  How do we resist evil? One woman’s approach was on the money. And soon, she will be, too. When you open your wallet in few years, you may be seeing something different on the $20 bill: The U.S. Treasury Department is proposing to take President Andrew Jackson off the front of the bill and replace him with […]

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May 7th in History

May 7th in History

on May 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 7 is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 238 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Acacius of Byzantium Agostino Roscelli Flavia Domitilla Gisela of Hungary Harriet Starr Cannon (Episcopal Church (USA)) John of Beverley Rose Venerini Stanislaus (Roman martyrology) May 7 (Eastern Orthodox […]

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May 6th in History

May 6th in History

on May 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 6 is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 239 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Dominic Savio Evodius of Antioch (Roman Catholic Church) François de Laval Gerard of Lunel Lucius of Cyrene Petronax of Monte Cassino St George’s Day related observances (Eastern Orthodox […]

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Thought For Today

on May 5, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“However accurate or inaccurate the agency’s numbers may be, tax law explicitly presumes that the IRS is always right — and implicitly presumes that the taxpayer is always wrong — in any dispute with the government. In many cases, the IRS introduces no evidence whatsoever of its charges; it merely asserts that a taxpayer had a certain amount of unreported […]

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May 5th in History

May 5th in History

on May 5, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 5 is the 125th day of the year (126th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 240 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Children’s Day (Japan) Children’s Day (South Korea) Cinco de Mayo (Mexico and the United States) Christian Feast Day: Angelus of Jerusalem Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice Frederick the Wise (Lutheran) Hilary of […]

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Want to be Scared… I mean really scared: Quote for Today

on May 5, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

The world has 6.8 billion people…that’s headed up to about 9 billion. Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care, reproductive health services, we could lower that by perhaps 10 to 15 percent. Bill Gates, Member of Bilderberg Group This is where health care may soon be going.

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May 4th in History

May 4th in History

on May 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 4 is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 241 days remaining until the end of the year. This is Bird Day  in the United States. Bird Day is a holiday established by Oil City, Pennsylvania school superintendent Charles Babcock in 1894. It was the first holiday in the United […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

on May 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“What, then, do they want a government for? Not to regulate commerce; not to educate the people; not to teach religion, not to administer charity; not to make roads and railways; but simply to defend the natural rights of man — to protect person and property — to prevent the aggressions of the powerful upon the weak — in a […]

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McGuffey’s Readers sold a Million Copies a Year for 120 Years! “The Ten Commandments are basic”; “Pray to God to keep you from sin & harm … Trust in Him … The kind care of God will be with you”

McGuffey’s Readers sold a Million Copies a Year for 120 Years! “The Ten Commandments are basic”; “Pray to God to keep you from sin & harm … Trust in Him … The kind care of God will be with you”

on May 3, 2020, 6:44 AM / in History

Selling a million copies a year for over 120 years, McGuffey’s Readers were the mainstay of public education in America. The only other books in that sales category were Webster’s Dictionary and the Holy Bible. Generations of school children read them, making them some of the most influential books of all time. They were written by William McGuffey, who died […]

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Quote for the Day

on May 3, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People, Religion

“While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.” George Washington (1778) On Aug. 7, 1789 Washington signed into law the Northwest Ordinance, which […]

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Roman Persecution of Christians

Roman Persecution of Christians

on May 3, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

Eleven of the twelve apostles were martyred, with the 12th, John, being reportedly thrown into a boiling pot of oil, but miraculously survived. The traditional histories are: Peter preached in Rome and was crucified upside down in 66 AD; Andrew preached in Asia Minor, modern-day Greece and Turkey, before being crucified on a sideways “Saint Andrew’s Cross” around 60 AD; Thomas preached east […]

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The Deconstruction and Repeal of the Second Amendment

The Deconstruction and Repeal of the Second Amendment

on May 3, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

There is a growing chorus of leftist calls to amend the 2A until they can rally enough populist support to fully repeal it. “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.” Article Two, Bill of Rights Article Two (the Second Amendment) was written […]

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May 3rd in History

May 3rd in History

on May 3, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 3 is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 242 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abhai (Syriac Orthodox Church) Antonia and Alexander Juvenal of Narni Moura (Coptic Church) Philip and James the Less Pope Alexander I Sarah the Martyr (Coptic Church) The Most […]

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May 2nd In History

May 2nd In History

on May 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 2 is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 243 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo, also Teachers’ Day (Bhutan) Christian Feast Day: Athanasius of Alexandria (Western Christianity) Boris I of Bulgaria (Bulgarian Orthodox Church) José María Rubio Germanus of Normandy […]

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May 1st: International Collectivist Victims Day

May 1st: International Collectivist Victims Day

on May 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By Jim ONeill  /  Canada Free Press We Should Remember The Horrors Of Communism And Socialism Per the detailed analysis in “The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression” (which should be required reading by every student in America) the number of deaths caused by Communism and Socialism was estimated at 94,360,000…. These estimates were made almost 20 years ago in […]

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May 1st in History

May 1st in History

on May 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 1 is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 244 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays: Something about the 1st Day of May Christian feast day: Andeolus Augustin Schoeffler, Jean-Louis Bonnard (part of Vietnamese Martyrs) Blessed Klymentiy Sheptytsky (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Brioc James the Less Joseph […]

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