History

Lady Bird and Jackie

Lady Bird and Jackie

on November 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s November 20, 2019. On this date in 1963, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson, a restless Texan with too much energy and too little to do in his professional life, spent the day making sure his ranch house was ready for a presidential visit. It was a full-court press led by Lady Bird Johnson. Jacqueline Kennedy, who’d never […]

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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

on November 19, 2019, 8:04 AM / in History, Opinion

The left creates a New Holiday…. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. The Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015, include the goal of ensuring that everyone have access to a safely managed household toilet by 2030. This makes […]

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November 19th in History

November 19th in History

on November 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 42 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Obadiah (Eastern Catholic Church) Raphael Kalinowski Severinus, Exuperius, and Felician November 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of Missile Forces and Artillery (Russia, Belarus) Day of Discovery of Puerto […]

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Martin Fry’s Failed Flintlock Pistols

Martin Fry’s Failed Flintlock Pistols

on November 18, 2019, 8:21 AM / in History

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- While our country has had official arsenals for almost as long as we’ve been around (Springfield and Harpers Ferry were founded when George Washington was president), they didn’t always make all of the guns in-house. Often, the government contracted manufacture of the guns out to smaller, independent gunsmiths. Such was the case with the Model 1807/8 flintlock martial pistol. For […]

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Good morning, November 18th 2019

Good morning, November 18th 2019

on November 18, 2019, 7:53 AM / in History, Opinion

Recently we marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Think about how many of the young people we are seeing support socialism and/or communism that weren’t even alive or were infants when this happened – including some in Congress!!! This article is so important that it will stand alone for today.  I hope you will read […]

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Rabbi Sandy

on November 18, 2019, 7:45 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Fifty-three years ago today, the most famous rabbi in America announced his retirement. He had been suffering for years from arthritis and the pain became just too debilitating, he explained. People mourned the announcement. At 30 years old, he seem too young to be hanging it up. Then again, Sandy Koufax wasn’t really […]

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November 18th in History

November 18th in History

on November 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 43 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abhai of Hach (Syriac Orthodox Church) Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul Juthwara (Roman Catholic Church) Mabyn (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican communion) Rose Philippine […]

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A Blast From the Past Hillary in 2007

A Blast From the Past Hillary in 2007

on November 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

In November 2007, Hillary Clinton campaigned in Iowa over the weekend and claimed she was the best of the pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidates to take on a Republican nominee next year. However, a new poll finds Clinton losing nationally to all of the top five Republican presidential hopefuls. “I believe that I have a very good argument that I know […]

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Losing sight of the Great War in American History

on November 17, 2019, 6:33 AM / in History, Opinion

by Earl H. Tilford The anniversary of the end of the Great War—despite President Donald Trump visiting pan-European ceremonies in France—passed almost unnoticed in the United States. This is noteworthy because 4,000,000 Americans were mobilized for the war and about 2,000,000 shipped to Europe, where 50,585 were killed in combat and another 200,000 suffered wounds. Another 100,000 American military personnel died […]

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Quote For Today

on November 17, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

The left yells fascist, when they are the fascists. The left yells Islamophobia, when they exhibit Christian-phobia. They left yells free speech, when they want to define what is acceptable speech. They left cries about being afraid, when they are the ones protesting and attacking law enforcement officers. And is there any wonder why they lost the election a week […]

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From the maddening crowd (Thank God for Them) – A Flash From the Past

on November 17, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Editor’s Note: I thought that I would remind those that follow nose to tail (a cowboy reference to trail horses) the task we have before us. Let us hope that we can take that message to Washington. Below, Jackie wrote this some 9 years and I have keep this for this very occasion.  Good Day and God Bless “I’ve decided […]

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November 17th in History

November 17th in History

on November 17, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

November 17 is the 321st day of the year (322nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 44 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Acisclus Aignan of Orleans Elisabeth of Hungary Gennadius of Constantinople (Greek Orthodox Church) Gregory of Tours (Roman Catholic Church) Gregory Thaumaturgus Hilda of Whitby Hugh of Lincoln November […]

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Wilson, War and Women

Wilson, War and Women

on November 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s November 16, 2019. On this date 101 years ago, Woodrow Wilson issued a Thanksgiving proclamation to a grateful nation. “This year we have special and moving cause to be grateful and to rejoice,” the 28th U.S. president told a war-weary nation. “God has in His good pleasure given us peace.” He continued: “Complete victory has brought us, […]

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November 16th in History

November 16th in History

on November 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a […]

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Marie Yovanovitch

on November 15, 2019, 8:29 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. On Capitol Hill, Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, is set to testify in the House impeachment hearings. In this space, however, Fridays are reserved for a historical quote meant to be inspiring or thought-provoking. Today’s comes from Georgia O’Keeffe, one of this country’s foremost 20th century painters, born on this […]

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November 15th in History

November 15th in History

on November 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 46 days remaining until the end of the year. THERE ARE 39 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS! Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abibus of Edessa Albert the Great Blessed Hugh Faringdon Didier of Cahors Leopold III, a public holiday in Lower Austria and Vienna. […]

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John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon

on November 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

He lost two sons in the Revolution and was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration. His name was John Witherspoon. A delegate from New Jersey, he declared: “Gentlemen, New Jersey is ready to vote for independence … The country is not only ripe for independence, but we are in danger of becoming rotten for the want of it!” He served on 120 […]

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JFK and TV

on November 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s November 14, 2019. Sixty years ago today, TV Guide published an essay written by an ambitious young U.S. senator from Massachusetts. The provocative piece would prove to be a predictive roadmap for future American political campaigns. John F. Kennedy was a war hero who’d risen quickly through Boston politics and arrived on the national stage in the […]

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November 14th in History

November 14th in History

on November 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 47 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Children’s Day, celebrated on the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru. (India) Christian Feast Day: Barlaam of Kiev Philip the Apostle (Eastern Orthodox Church) Serapion of Algiers November 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “Vietnam War…a confrontation between two ideological worlds: socialism v. capitalism … Through dissent & protest (by antiwar movement) America lost”-Col. Bui Tin, former Communist

American Minute with Bill Federer “Vietnam War…a confrontation between two ideological worlds: socialism v. capitalism … Through dissent & protest (by antiwar movement) America lost”-Col. Bui Tin, former Communist

on November 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

The Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated NOVEMBER 13, 1982, honoring 58,000 American troops who died. U.S. forces inflicted over a million enemy fatalities, yet involvement by politicians thwarted victory. North Vietnamese colonel, Bui Tin,received the unconditional surrender of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975. Bui Tin explained how the protests by “anti-war peace demonstrators” was key to the Communist victory: “Every day our […]

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