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Supreme Court Removed as a Factor

Supreme Court Removed as a Factor

on July 2, 2013, 6:26 AM / in History, National News, News

In all his Supreme Court appointments Lincoln was cautious to appoint men to the Court who were fully sympathetic with the measures his administration devised to win the war, and who gave no indication that they would oppose the policies, often clearly unconstitutional, which Lincoln considered necessary. “The [Lincoln] administration would await no debacle, no breath-taking defeat at the hands […]

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Why the Reagan Democrats Departed

Why the Reagan Democrats Departed

on July 2, 2013, 5:16 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

On Nov. 3, 1969, Richard Nixon, his presidency about to be broken by massive antiwar demonstrations, called on “the great silent majority” to stand by him for peace with honor in Vietnam. They did. Within days Nixon’s approval surged to 68 percent. The ferocious Republican partisan of the 1950s had won over millions of Democrats. Why? Because sons and brothers […]

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This Day in History July 1st

This Day in History July 1st

on July 1, 2013, 4:30 PM / in History

General events on July 1st In 1643, The Westminster Assembly convenes for the first time in London. Five years later it would publish the Westminster longer and shorter catechisms, which would be rejected by the Anglican church but accepted by the Presbyterians. (London) In 1820, The first toll was collected on the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal connected the Hudson […]

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William Lowndes Yancey’s Prophetic Insight

William Lowndes Yancey’s Prophetic Insight

on June 26, 2013, 9:00 PM / in History

By Bernhard Thuersam North Carolina War Between the States Sesquicentennial Commission www.ncwbts150.com Born at Ogeechee Falls, Georgia in 1814, educated at academies in New York and New England, South Carolina and later Alabama editor, William Lowndes Yancey prophetically predicted the rise of the consolidationist Republican party.  He foresaw the States becoming “but tributaries to the powers of the General Government,” […]

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Britain Stood Warned

on June 21, 2013, 6:07 AM / in History

This short speech from Winston Churchill was delivered by him in 1899 when he was a young soldier and journalist.  Lifted here from Churchill, Winston, The River War, (London, First Ed., Vol. II, pages 248-250): “How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in […]

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Copperhead: Words That Got a U.S. Congressman Deported

Copperhead: Words That Got a U.S. Congressman Deported

on June 18, 2013, 5:57 AM / in History

I have read several times that Soetoro holds Lincoln as his hero.  It is easy to see why –  Soetoro is doing to Americans today what Stinkin’ Lincoln did during his time.  To speak against Soetoro now gets one branded as a terrorist or worse.  Soetoro demands we bow down to him  –  he really is a deluded person –  […]

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Time to Stop Feeding the Tiger?

Time to Stop Feeding the Tiger?

on June 4, 2013, 5:21 AM / in History, National News, News

As America grew in the 1800s from a republic of a few millions, whose frontier stopped at the Mississippi, into a world power, there were constant collisions with the world’s greatest empire. In 1812, we declared war on Britain, tried to invade Canada and got our Capitol burned. In 1818, Andrew Jackson, on an expedition into Spanish Florida to put […]

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Our Nation Under God

Our Nation Under God

on June 3, 2013, 9:54 PM / in History

Join Dr. Duke each week for “Our Nation Under God,” a new kind of talk program that combines issue based commentary and an unabashed embrace of our country’s Judeo-Christian heritage. https://fpeusa.adobeconnect.com/_a1116687670/p8f41lfdbqa/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal Freedom Project Education has opened enrollment for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Rooted firmly in Judeo-Christian values, FPE’s live, online school offers a classical education for students from Kindergarten through […]

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The death of an outrageous American  fraudster raises a tantalising question… Was LBJ behind Kennedy’s assassination?

The death of an outrageous American fraudster raises a tantalising question… Was LBJ behind Kennedy’s assassination?

on June 1, 2013, 7:14 AM / in History, National News, News

By  Tom Leonard Editor’s Note: I found this an interesting article on the heels of a just now read book by Bill O’Reilly titled Killing Kennedy. Forget the Soviets, the CIA or the Mafia. Of  all the extraordinary theories that have swirled around the 1963 assassination  of President John F Kennedy, surely the most outrageous — and intriguing — is  […]

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FBI investigated song ‘Louie Louie’ for 2 years

FBI investigated song ‘Louie Louie’ for 2 years

on June 1, 2013, 6:37 AM / in History

An accusation of obscenity against a rock ‘n’ roll hit. By Rich_Maloof It was a citizen’s complaint that first called the FBI’s attention to “Louie Louie,” the rock ‘n’ roll staple that was a hit for The Kingsmen back in 1963. In a letter of Feb. 7, 1964, addressed to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, an outraged parent (name withheld) exclaims, […]

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Abolish the Corporate Income Tax!

Abolish the Corporate Income Tax!

on May 31, 2013, 7:51 AM / in History, News, Opinion

Sen. Carl Levin was aghast. Before his committee sat, unapologetic and uncontrite, Apple CEO Tim Cook, whose company had paid no U.S. corporate income taxes on the $74 billion it had earned abroad in recent years. “Apple has sought the Holy Grail of tax avoidance,” said Levin. “Apple has exploited an absurdity.” Actually, Apple had done nothing wrong, except hire […]

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The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

on May 29, 2013, 10:19 AM / in History, National News, News

The thrice-promised land it has been called. It is that land north of Mecca and Medina and south of Anatolia, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf. In 1915 — that year of Gallipoli, which forced the resignation of First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill — Britain, to win Arab support for its war against the Ottoman Turks, […]

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Americans Deserve the IRS

Americans Deserve the IRS

on May 28, 2013, 10:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Individually, Americans do not deserve to be subservient to such a fear-mongering, intimidating and powerful agency as the Internal Revenue Service; but collectively, we do. Let’s look at it. Since the 1791 ratification of our Constitution, until well into the 1920s, federal spending as a percentage of gross domestic product never exceeded 5 percent, except during war. Today federal spending […]

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The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

on May 28, 2013, 9:58 AM / in History, National News, News

The thrice-promised land it has been called. It is that land north of Mecca and Medina and south of Anatolia, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf. In 1915 – that year of Gallipoli, which forced the resignation of First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill – Britain, to win Arab support for its war against the Ottoman Turks, […]

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Memorial Day 2010 VFW Post 1848 Jackson Tennessee / Jerry Bastin

Memorial Day 2010 VFW Post 1848 Jackson Tennessee / Jerry Bastin

on May 27, 2013, 5:54 AM / in History

A speech given by County Commissioner Jerry Bastin in 2010 where he addressed a group of VFW vets in Jackson three Memorial days ago. I thought that I would share his thoughts with you. It is an honor that I do so. In the village of Waterloo, New York, on May 5, 1866 the town was decorated with flags at […]

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A Timeline of Islamic Expansion In The Dark Ages

A Timeline of Islamic Expansion In The Dark Ages

on May 23, 2013, 6:21 AM / in History

By: Dan McLaughlin By The Sword Let me put down here some facts that are worth returning to from time to time, as arguments over the history of Islam and Islamism are back in the news with today’s beheading in London.  In debates over the history of tension between Muslims and Christians, the Crusades are often cited, out of their […]

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The Frontier: America’s First Welfare Program

on May 17, 2013, 6:05 AM / in History

by Ryan McMaken When discussing various atrocities committed against the Native Americans throughout history, apologists for this particular type of state-sponsored killing will often resort to pointing out that Indians murdered many settlers and their families. This claim, which is true enough, really only begs the question, however, of why white Americans were on Indian lands to begin with. The […]

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A Very Private Meeting

A Very Private Meeting

on May 17, 2013, 5:45 AM / in History

“Alright fellas, listen up. It’s almost the end of 1910 and we only have three years to polish and refine our final preparations for taking over the government of the United States. As you all know, we engineered the fake “Bank Panic of 1907” to scare the pants off the public and put many of our competitors out of business. […]

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The New Deal’s True Legacy

The New Deal’s True Legacy

on May 15, 2013, 7:14 AM / in History, National News, News

Chapter 9 – The Great Deformation – The Corruption of Capitalism in America by David Stockman The new deal did not address the causes of the depression,  even if its work relief and other humanitarian measures did ameliorate for millions of citizens the terrible costs of its unnecessary prolongation. Still, most of this safety net consisted of ad hoc programs, such as […]

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V-E Day and the Greatest Celebration

V-E Day and the Greatest Celebration

on May 9, 2013, 8:06 AM / in History

Dear Brigade, I thought you might appreciate this article written by my husband [of 43 years] Nate. He is former USMC 1971-1975. His Dad recently passed away and this article is about his father and his “Band of Brothers” at Hitler’s Eagles Nest on V-E Day in 1945.  As Always, For the Cause – Linda V-E Day and the Greatest […]

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