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Melania opens President Trump’s campaign rally with Lord’s Prayer

on February 21, 2017, 7:19 AM / in People, Religion

First lady Melania Trump kicked off President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday by reciting the Lord’s prayer and telling the crowd she will “always stay true to myself, and be truthful to you.” “I didn’t know Melania would be reading the Lord’s prayer,” Trump said following the first lady’s remarks. The crowd at Orlando-Melbourne Airport greeted […]

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Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country

Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country

on February 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, State News

Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country Via The Bartlett Express Bartlett High’s cheerleaders were rated as some of the best in the nation in this weekend’s National Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Fla. They took second place in for Junior Varsity Game Day and eighth place for Junior Varsity Non Tumbling. Arlington High’s cheerleaders were also rated as some […]

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Quote for Today; February 21st

Quote for Today; February 21st

on February 21, 2017, 5:30 AM / in History, People

It is not democracy but unlimited government that is objectionable, and I do not see why the people should not learn to limit the scope of majority rule as well as that of any other form of government. At any rate, the advantages of democracy as a method of peaceful change and of political education seem to be so great […]

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Quote For Today; February 20th

Quote For Today; February 20th

on February 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

To prevent government from becoming corrupt and tyrannous, its organization and methods should be as simple as possible, its functions be restricted to those necessary to the common welfare, and in all its parts it should be kept as close to the people and as directly within their control as may be.  Henry George Henry George was an American economic […]

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Norma McCorvey, ‘Roe’ of Roe v. Wade, dies at 69

Norma McCorvey, ‘Roe’ of Roe v. Wade, dies at 69

on February 19, 2017, 8:38 AM / in National News, People

Norma McCorvey, the woman who successfully challenged U.S. abortion laws under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” in the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, died in Texas Saturday of heart failure, her daughter reported. She was 69 years old. After her high-profile legal battle, McCorvey converted to Catholicism and became a prominent opponent of the abortion rights she’d pursued […]

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Quote for Today February 19th

Quote for Today February 19th

on February 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Democracy passes into despotism. Plato Plato was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece. He is considered an essential figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition, and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with Socrates and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the […]

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one for the books

one for the books

on February 17, 2017, 6:13 AM / in People

Best to go to the web page so as to get all the pictures and video’s which may or may not copy/paste here. What a shame it is in America that the Joey & Rory’s are so few and the Hollywood weirdo’s are so many.  I personally do not spend one cent on any of their movies or recordings.  Why […]

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Quote for Today, February 17th

on February 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty. Barnhill, John Basil (1914). “Indictment of Socialism No. 3”

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Today’s Quote: February 16th

Today’s Quote: February 16th

on February 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. P. J. O’Rourke Patrick Jake “P. J.” O’Rourke (born November 14, 1947) is an American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author. O’Rourke is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute and is a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American […]

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Quote For Today February 15th 2016

on February 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That’s what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul – would you understand why that’s much harder?” Ayn Rand, Fountainhead

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Quote for Today February 15th

Quote for Today February 15th

on February 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have. Gerald R. Ford Gerald Rudolph “Jerry” Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and, prior to this, was […]

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Jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76

Jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76

on February 13, 2017, 8:31 AM / in People

Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau died Sunday, after canceling the rest of his 2017 concert dates and retiring from touring due to exhaustion. He was 76. A Feb. 8 post to his official Twitter account said it was with “complete sorrow” that Jarreau had decided to stop traveling to perform on orders from his doctors. A post on his website […]

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Quote for Today February 13th

Quote for Today February 13th

on February 13, 2017, 5:30 AM / in History, People

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of […]

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Quote for Today: February 12th

Quote for Today: February 12th

on February 12, 2017, 5:30 AM / in History, People

“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in an apartment on the second floor of a commercial building in Tampico, Illinois on February 6, 1911, the son of […]

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Quote for today February 10th

Quote for today February 10th

on February 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Fear is necessary in a Despotic government…Virtue is necessary in a Republic…” Montesquieu Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu  (born 18 January 1689 – died 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French lawyer, man of letters, and political philosopher who lived during the Age of Enlightenment. He is famous for his […]

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Billy Ray Cyrus, Vince Gill to sing at officer’s funeral

Billy Ray Cyrus, Vince Gill to sing at officer’s funeral

on February 6, 2017, 5:47 AM / in People, State News

Vince Gill and Billy Ray Cyrus will sing at Officer Eric Mumaw’s funeral on Monday. Mumaw, 44, an 18-year veteran of the Metro Nashville Police Department, died on Thursday while trying to rescue a suicidal woman from the Cumberland River. Gill will play “Go Rest High on the Mountain,” while Cyrus will sing “Some Gave All” with Jamey Johnson. “My thoughts and […]

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Ronald Reagan – ‘What it once was like in America when men were free.’

Ronald Reagan – ‘What it once was like in America when men were free.’

on February 6, 2017, 5:30 AM / in History, People

A graduate of Eureka College, IL, 1932, he announced for radio stations in Iowa. He married Jane Wyman and had children Maureen, Christine (died a day old) and Michael (adopted). He was a Captain in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II, then became an actor, appearing in over 50 films. He was President of the Screen Actors […]

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Happy Birthday January 29th

Happy Birthday January 29th

on January 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

1715,  Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian composer (d. 1777) was an Austrian composer. He was born in Vienna, and became a favorite pupil of the Vienna court’s Kapellmeister, Johann Joseph Fux.  Wagenseil himself composed for the court from 1739 to his death. He also held positions as harpsichordist and organist. His pupils included Johann Baptist Schenk (who was to teach Ludwig […]

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Thomas C. Hindman

Thomas C. Hindman

on January 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr. (January 28, 1828 – September 27, 1868) was a United States Representative from Arkansas before serving as a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. During the Mexican–American War, he became a captain of his company. He was a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1854 to 1856, and […]

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Quote for Today January 27th 2015

Quote for Today January 27th 2015

on January 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius   Confucius (551–479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His followers competed successfully with many other schools during the Hundred […]

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