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Quote for Today, February 17th

on February 17, 2019, 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, 2019, 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 16th

on February 16, 2019, 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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‘Miraculously, We Found Bill’s Crash Site’

‘Miraculously, We Found Bill’s Crash Site’

on February 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

A personal account of three days in a Vietnam veteran’s life — separated by many decades. “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” —John Adams (1808) Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, two weeks ago, I received this text message: “Miraculously, we found Bill’s crash site and the farmer who was nearby that day.” That message was […]

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Quote for Today February 15th

Quote for Today February 15th

on February 15, 2019, 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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Quote for Today February 13th

Quote for Today February 13th

on February 13, 2019, 6:00 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, 2019, 6:00 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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Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), a GOP rebel and critic of the war in Iraq, died last night on his birthday at the age of 76.

Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), a GOP rebel and critic of the war in Iraq, died last night on his birthday at the age of 76.

on February 11, 2019, 6:31 AM / in People

BBC Republican congressman Walter B Jones, known for changing the name of French fries in government cafeterias to “freedom fries”, has died. Mr Jones was a keen supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and pushed for the name change in protest against France’s opposition to the war. But he later had a complete change of heart, becoming one of […]

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Reality and Dreams

Reality and Dreams

on February 10, 2019, 3:01 PM / in Opinion, People

From our good friends at the Federalist Welcome to the 21st Century where sex is free and love is a pocket full of notes, where losing your phone is worse than losing your values. Where it is fashionable to smoke and drink, and if you don’t you’re obsolete. Where men cheat on their women with smiles, and if women do […]

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Quote for today February 10th

Quote for today February 10th

on February 10, 2019, 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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Frank Robinson, baseball’s first black manager and Hall of Famer, dead at 83

Frank Robinson, baseball’s first black manager and Hall of Famer, dead at 83

on February 8, 2019, 7:13 AM / in People

Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who was the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the first player to be named MVP in both leagues, died Thursday, league officials said. He was 83. Robinson started playing in the National League for the Cincinnati Reds in 1956 at the age of 20. He went on to also play for […]

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John Dingell, 92, longest-serving member of Congress, dies

John Dingell, 92, longest-serving member of Congress, dies

on February 8, 2019, 6:45 AM / in People

In this July 27, 2011, file photo,  Dingell played a key role in landmark legislation, including the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and the Endangered Species Act. Former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member of Congress who played a key role in many pieces of landmark legislation, has died. He was 92. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer last […]

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Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of blackmail and extortion

Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of blackmail and extortion

on February 8, 2019, 6:09 AM / in People

By Harry Cherry  |  Washington Pundit Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accused the National Enquirer of attempting to blackmail him in a blog post on Thursday. Bezos, in a website on Medium, posted the text of emails that his attorneys recieved from executives at American Media, Inc., The Enquirer’s parent company. He said that AMI threatened to publish naked photosof him if he did not release a […]

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“I am a black, dyed in the wool Republican,” wrote Frederick Douglass, “and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom.”

“I am a black, dyed in the wool Republican,” wrote Frederick Douglass, “and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom.”

on February 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Frederick Douglass was born Frederick “Baily” on a Maryland plantation around FEBRUARY 7, 1817, though no accurate records exist, as he was a slave. He later chose the birth date of February 14 as he remembered his mother calling him her “little valentine.” He never saw his mother in the daylight, as he was separated from her as an infant. He […]

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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, 2019, 6:00 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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I was almost aborted, ‘Unplanned’ actress playing Abby Johnson tells LifeSite

I was almost aborted, ‘Unplanned’ actress playing Abby Johnson tells LifeSite

on February 2, 2019, 8:00 AM / in People

By Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) – Being cast in an upcoming film about pro-life leader Abby Johnson’s conversion story led to Ashley Bratcher learning of her own brush with abortion and deepened her appreciation of God’s plans, the actress told LifeSiteNews in a new interview. Unplanned is being made by the creators of Christian hits such as God’s Not Deadand I Can Only Imagine, […]

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New Mexico: Longtime New Mexico lawmaker dies at 82

New Mexico: Longtime New Mexico lawmaker dies at 82

on February 1, 2019, 7:49 AM / in People

Former New Mexico state Rep. Henry “Kiki” Saavedra (D) died on January 28 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 82 years old. He served in the New Mexico House of Representatives for 37 years from 1977 to 2014. He left office in 2014 when he decided to not seek re-election. While in office, he served as chair of the […]

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Inglewood CA says goodbye to one of the first black Marines

Inglewood CA says goodbye to one of the first black Marines

on January 30, 2019, 8:20 AM / in People

BY EMILY ELENA DUGDALE Luke Leo House Jr., a 94-year-old World War II veteran, was one of 20,000 black men who enlisted in the Marine Corps from 1942 to 1949, at a time when the military was against integration. One of the nation’s first black Marines was laid to rest in Inglewood on Monday. Luke Leo House Jr., a 94-year-old World […]

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The Dangerous Face of the Future: Megan Rapinoe: ‘Maybe men should just take a few hundred years off’

The Dangerous Face of the Future: Megan Rapinoe: ‘Maybe men should just take a few hundred years off’

on January 29, 2019, 9:36 AM / in People

The US midfielder talks about why women are at the forefront of fighting injustices and whether she feared for her football career after taking a knee during the national anthem  Megan Rapinoe says: ‘It’s not really an issue of whether police brutality exists or not or whether racism is still an issue or not. It very much is.’ Photograph: Jeff […]

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Quote for Today January 27th

Quote for Today January 27th

on January 27, 2019, 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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