Archive for May 9th, 2017

Five items Congress deleted from Madison’s original Bill of Rights

Five items Congress deleted from Madison’s original Bill of Rights

on May 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

When James Madison spoke to the First Congress he proposed 20 amendments for a Bill of Rights, and not the 10 we all know about. So what did Congress delete from the final list that was ratified by the states? There were some very significant deletions as his proposed list went through the House and Senate, and Madison himself took […]

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He Lights The Way

He Lights The Way

on May 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness. — Psalm 112:4  A missionary in Peru went to visit a group of believers one evening. She knew that the house where they were meeting was located on a cliff and the path would be treacherous. She took a taxi as far as it could go, and then she began the […]

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The Power of Habeas Corpus in America

The Power of Habeas Corpus in America

on May 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News

From the King’s Prerogative to the War on Terror By  Anthony Gregory Highlights | Synopsis Highlights Misconceptions about habeas corpus—commonly understood as the legal right not to be  detained arbitrarily by the government—abound. A bumper sticker slogan critical of George  W. Bush’s detention policy reflects a popular myth: “Habeas Corpus, 1215−2006.” Contrary  to this view, habeas corpus did not enjoy […]

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May 9th in History

May 9th in History

on May 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

May 9 is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 236 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of Dianetics (Church of Scientology) Christian Feast Day Beatus of Lungern Beatus of Vendome Christopher (Αγιος Χριστόφορος) (Eastern Orthodox Church) George Preca Gerontius of Cervia Gregory of Nazianzus, Doctor, Bishop […]

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