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Thought for Today

Thought for Today

on June 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.” Alexander Hamilton (1788) Hamilton was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation’s financial system, the […]

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My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

on June 9, 2019, 7:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Today is the 50th anniversary of the unprovoked attack of the USS Liberty by the State of Israel, which killed 34 American sailors and Marines and wounded 174. To this day, the State of Israel has never been held accountable for this despicable and dastardly attack against the people of the United States. In fact, the U.S. government and news […]

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Coming to the right place

Coming to the right place

on June 9, 2019, 6:26 AM / in People

Luigi’s parents learned that St. Jude has expertise in treating their son’s type of brain tumor — so they came here seeking a lifesaving cure for him. Luigi’s mom, Tomoko, is from Japan. His dad, Louis, is a New Yorker. Recently, Luigi developed a taste for something neither parent might have expected: country music. But far more unexpected was the turn […]

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Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest

on June 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Twenty years ago today, Bill and Hillary Clinton began the process of letting their only child go. Because Chelsea Clinton’s father was president and her mother was first lady, it happened publicly. The venue was Sidwell Friends School, which had long been a haven for the children of Washington’s elite, and President Clinton […]

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Ex-homosexual: ‘I’m not denying who I really am because I was never that in the first place’

Ex-homosexual: ‘I’m not denying who I really am because I was never that in the first place’

on June 5, 2019, 8:08 AM / in National News, People, Religion

by Doug Mainwaring (LifeSiteNews) – Adonis Aurlelio Bemish traveled across the country from Seattle, Washington to Washington, D.C. to be part of last week’s Freedom March, adding his voice to the chorus of those who have been “set free from the LGBT lifestyle.” To those who remain in the LGBT world who might accuse him of self-loathing, Bemish said, “I’m not […]

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Creole chef and civil rights activist Leah Chase dies at 96

on June 3, 2019, 7:49 AM / in People

Leah Chase, the New Orleans chef known for Creole cuisine and civil rights activism, died over the weekend at her son’s home. She was 96.   Chase was the executive chef and co-owner of Dooky Chase’s restaurant, a hub for the city’s African-American community for decades. Chase married into the eatery and transformed it from a sandwich shop into a […]

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Ducks Unlimited mourns the loss of Senator Thad Cochran

Ducks Unlimited mourns the loss of Senator Thad Cochran

on June 3, 2019, 7:25 AM / in People

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi passed away this week, following his retirement from the Senate last year. During his 45-year career the Senator served as Chairman of the Appropriations Committee and as the Chairman for the Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Nutrition. Cochran was the longest serving Senator of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (MBCC) with 36 years […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  “There can be no peace with the forces of evil. Peace comes only through the establishment of the supremacy of the forces of good.” -President Coolidge, Memorial Day, 1923

American Minute with Bill Federer “There can be no peace with the forces of evil. Peace comes only through the establishment of the supremacy of the forces of good.” -President Coolidge, Memorial Day, 1923

on May 30, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People, Religion

Southern women scattered spring flowers on graves of both northern Union and southern Confederate soldiers of the Civil War in which over a half-million died. Many places claimed to have held the original Memorial Day, such as: Warrenton, Virginia; Columbus, Georgia; Savannah, Georgia; Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; Boalsburg, Pennsylvania; Waterloo, New York. One such place was Charleston, South Carolina, where a mass […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  “Mad Anthony” Wayne, Bruce Wayne, & John Wayne “I’d like to know why they make excuses for cowards …”

American Minute with Bill Federer “Mad Anthony” Wayne, Bruce Wayne, & John Wayne “I’d like to know why they make excuses for cowards …”

on May 27, 2019, 6:02 AM / in People

John Wayne: “I’d like to know why they make excuses for cowards …” “Mad Anthony” Wayne raised a militia unit at the beginning of the Revolutionary War and participated in the invasion of Canada. He fought in the Battle of Trois-Rivières, and led forces at Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Independence. ​“Mad Anthony” Wayne fought at Brandywine in 1777, then harassed […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer   “The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos”-U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall

American Minute with Bill Federer “The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos”-U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall

on May 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People, Religion

Twentieth-Century Fox made a motion picture in 1955 titled A Man Called Peter, about the life of U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall, born MAY 27, 1902. At the age of 25, Peter Marshall emigrated from Scotland, arriving at New York’s Ellis Island in 1927. Members of his Sunday School class paid his way to seminary in Atlanta, where he graduated […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on May 26, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I know men and I tell you that Jesus Christ is no mere man. Between Him and every other person in the world there is no possible comparison. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded His empire upon love; and at this hour […]

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Quote for Today

on May 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Because man has free will, no human choice—and no phenomenon which is a product of human choice—is metaphysically necessary.  In regard to any man-made fact, it is valid to claim that man has chosen thus, but it was not inherent in the nature of existence for him to have done so: he could have chosen otherwise. Choice, however, is not […]

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Jane Addams

Jane Addams

on May 21, 2019, 7:57 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Monday, May 21, 2018. On this date in 1935, the world lost a humanitarian, author, educator, philosopher, social worker, champion of children’s and women’s rights, and peace advocate extraordinaire. That list only begins to describe Jane Addams, whose dedication to bettering society prompted high praise from all corners. In its obituary that appeared 83 years ago tomorrow, […]

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Our Thought for Today, May 19th

Our Thought for Today, May 19th

on May 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

“And Moses said unto the people, Fear not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which He will show to you today….” Exodus 14:13 I can’t help but think we are being tested every day on our faith. Why, you ask, well, we believe a change is in the wind in Jackson and with that comes uncertainty. It will […]

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Architect I.M. Pei Dies

Architect I.M. Pei Dies

on May 17, 2019, 8:58 AM / in People

Architect I.M. Pei, who designed the glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, has died, his family announced Thursday. He was 102. Born in China, he came to America in 1935. After graduating from Harvard, Pei started designing high-rises with William Zeckendorf’s New York City firm Webb & […]

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Doris Day

Doris Day

on May 14, 2019, 8:37 AM / in People

Hollywood icon Doris Day died Monday morning at 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation said Day, who was America’s top box-office draw in the late 1950s, was “in excellent physical health” until “recently contracting a serious case of pneumonia.” Day started her career as a pop and jazz singer. She recorded her signature, Oscar-winning hit “Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will […]

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The Army’s architect, killed by his own design

The Army’s architect, killed by his own design

on May 11, 2019, 7:37 AM / in History, People

From Beyond The Band of Brothers Lesley James McNair (1883-1944) was an often and unfairly overlooked general of the U.S. Army. This is probably because he never led forces into battle and had no heroics to his name. He was, however, a fundamental force in preparing America for World War II and is known as the “unsung architect of the […]

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Quote for Today May 8th

on May 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“If it were to be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws — the first growing out of the last. … A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free […]

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Thought For Today

on May 5, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“However accurate or inaccurate the agency’s numbers may be, tax law explicitly presumes that the IRS is always right — and implicitly presumes that the taxpayer is always wrong — in any dispute with the government. In many cases, the IRS introduces no evidence whatsoever of its charges; it merely asserts that a taxpayer had a certain amount of unreported […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

on May 4, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“What, then, do they want a government for? Not to regulate commerce; not to educate the people; not to teach religion, not to administer charity; not to make roads and railways; but simply to defend the natural rights of man — to protect person and property — to prevent the aggressions of the powerful upon the weak — in a […]

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