History

Bob Nix & Mt. St. Helens

on May 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Mt. St. Helen’s and my friend Bob Nix who was right in it –  Great Story!!! If you go to the URL at the Chronline there is audio which I am unable to copy over to this post. Bob Nix & Mt. St. Helens  http://www.chronline.com/news/echoes-of-an-eruption-former-deputy-shares-dispatch-recording-experiences-of-may-18-1980/article_1d58261a-9703-11ea-8ba2-3bb167d862d7.html March 27, 1980, Longview, Washington. Four Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office detectives, including 30-year-old Bob Nix, […]

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How Totalitarianism Rhymes Throughout History: Czechoslovakia, China, & Venezuela

on May 21, 2021, 6:25 AM / in History

Everyone says “it can’t happen here,” but when it comes to Communism, a lot of people were very, very wrong. “It can’t happen here” is a political cliche in the United States. Regardless of your personal viewpoint, there is a vast swath of the American population who simply do not believe in the possibility of any kind of totalitarianism in the […]

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May 21st in History

May 21st in History

on May 21, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 21 is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 224 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Afro-Colombian Day (Colombia) Christian feast day: Arcangelo Tadini Blessed Adílio Daronch and Manuel Gómez González Blessed Franz Jägerstätter Christopher Magallanes Eugène de Mazenod Emperor Constantine I Earliest day on which Corpus […]

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May 20th in History

May 20th in History

on May 20, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 20 is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 225 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Christian feast day: Abercius and Helena Alcuin of York Aurea of Ostia Austregisilus Baudilus Bernardino of Siena Ivo of Chartres Lucifer of Cagliari Sanctan May 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of […]

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Pont Alexandre III – The Bridge of Folly and Tragedy

Pont Alexandre III – The Bridge of Folly and Tragedy

on May 20, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

By Eric Margolis PARIS –  Of the many bridges that span the Seine River, none is more beautiful nor majestic than the Pont Alexandre III.  Just south of the splendid Grand Palais, this bridge was named in honor of Russia’s Czar, Alexander III. Completed in 1892, the bridge is a monument to France’s Bel Epoque and represents the high-water mark […]

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Chic’s Call

Chic’s Call

on May 19, 2021, 8:41 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Forty-eight years ago today, racetrack announcer Chic Anderson had a very good day. So did the star of his television show: Preakness Stakes-winning colt Secretariat. Anderson’s even more electrifying call in the third leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown would come three weeks later at Belmont Park, and in its way was as […]

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May 19th in History

May 19th in History

on May 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 226 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Calocerus (Eastern Orthodox Church) Crispin of Viterbo Dunstan (commemoration, Anglicanism) Ivo of Kermartin Joaquina Vedruna de Mas Maria Bernarda Bütler Peter Celestine Pudentiana (Roman Catholic Church) May 19 […]

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Armed Forces Day in United States

Armed Forces Day in United States

on May 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

  Saturday was Armed Forces Day, which many Americans celebrate annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May. Some History on the Subject: On August 31, 1949, Louis […]

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May 18th in History

May 18th in History

on May 18, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 227 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury Eric IX of Sweden Felix of Cantalice Pope John I Venantius of Camerino May 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Baltic Fleet Day (Russia) Battle of Las […]

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The Higher Purpose of Statesmanship

on May 18, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

In a letter to his wife Abigail, John Adams envisions the sort of society which it is the duty of a statesman to procure and secure: a society in which his children can pursue the arts, and reflect upon the universal truths of the laws of Nature and of Nature’s God, rather than engaging in politics and in war. As […]

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May 17th in History

May 17th in History

on May 17, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 17 is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 228 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birthday of the Raja (Perlis) Christian feast day: Giulia Salzano Paschal Baylon William Hobart Hare (Episcopal Church (USA)) Restituta May 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Children’s Day (Norway) Constitution Day (Nauru) Constitution […]

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Andy Jackson

Andy Jackson

on May 17, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, May 17, 2017. On this date in 1780, a British general named Henry Clinton issued a fateful order to Maj. Gen. Charles Cornwallis. Having captured Charleston three days earlier, Sir Henry instructed Lord Cornwallis to assert the crown’s control over the South Carolina and Georgia backcountry. This proved to be a fateful gambit. It was part […]

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May 16th in History

May 16th in History

on May 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 16 is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 229 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Aaron (Coptic Church) Abda and Abdjesus, and companions: Abdas of Susa Andrew Bobola Brendan the Navigator (Roman Catholic Church) Caroline Chisholm (Church of England) Germerius Honoratus of Amiens […]

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Apatosaurus

Apatosaurus

on May 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Apatosaurus (“deceptive lizard”) is a genus of extinct sauropod dinosaurs that lived in North America during the Late Jurassic period. Fossils from the Morrison Formation of Colorado, Oklahoma, and Utah indicate an average length of 21–22.8 m (69–75 ft) and an average mass of 16.4–22.4 t (18.1–24.7 short tons), but a few specimens are 11% to 30% longer and 32.7–72.6 t (36.0–80.0 short tons). […]

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May 15th in History

May 15th in History

on May 15, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 15 is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 230 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Aoi Matsuri (Kyoto) Christian feast day: Achillius of Larissa Athanasius of Alexandria (Coptic Church) Dymphna Hallvard Vebjørnsson (Norway) Hilary of Galeata Isidore the Laborer, celebrated with festivals in various countries, the […]

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May 14th by William Federer

May 14th by William Federer

on May 14, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

On midnight, MAY 14, 1948, the State of Israel came into being and was immediately recognized by the United States and the Soviet Union. A homeland for the thousands of Jews who were persecuted and displaced during World War II, Israel was attacked the next day by the Transjordanian Army, the Arab Legion, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq. Against all […]

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Tariffs: The Taxes That Made America Great

Tariffs: The Taxes That Made America Great

on May 14, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

That the Smoot-Hawley Tariff caused the Depression of the 1930s is a New Deal myth in which America’s schoolchildren have been indoctrinated for decades. The Depression began with the crash of the stock market in 1929, nine months before Smoot-Hawley became law. The real villain: The Federal Reserve… As his limo carried him to work at the White House Monday, […]

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What is behind the LGBTQ agenda?

on May 14, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

(American Thinker) — Someone asked, “What is behind the LGBTQ agenda?” The goal of LGBTQ enforcers is to forcibly normalize their lifestyle in the minds of the 97% of the population that is not LGBTQ. This is why we are bombarded with the LGBTQ lifestyle inserted into everything. Why are major corporations making the promotion of LGBTQ, which are less […]

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May 14th in History

May 14th in History

on May 14, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Christian feast day: Engelmund of Velsen Matthias the Apostle (Roman Catholic Church) Michael Garicoïts Mo Chutu of Lismore (Roman Catholic Church) Victor and Corona May 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer Mother’s Day

American Minute with Bill Federer Mother’s Day

on May 13, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Mothers’ Day was held in Boston in 1872 at the suggestion of Julia Ward Howe, writer of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” But it was Anna Jarvis, daughter of a Methodist minister in Grafton, West Virginia, who made it a national event. During the Civil War, Anna Jarvis’ mother organized Mothers’ Day Work Clubs to care for wounded soldiers, both Union and Confederate. She raised money for medicine, […]

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