Archive for March 19th, 2018

Thomas McKean: A Founding Father with a double life

Thomas McKean: A Founding Father with a double life

on March 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

  Thomas McKean was a President before George Washington and supported judicial review before John Marshall. But today, McKean is mostly forgotten in the discussion about Founders who had a significant impact on the Constitution and the early Supreme Court. McKean also had the interesting distinction of serving in the Continental Congress from one state while serving as Chief Justice […]

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Ignore No More

Ignore No More

on March 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes.  Psalm 19:8 I don’t know how these people find me, but I keep getting more and more flyers in the mail from folks asking me to show up at their events so they can teach me about retirement benefits. It started several years ago when I began getting […]

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Quote for Today, March 19th

Quote for Today, March 19th

on March 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil… “ John Adams Letter to Jonathan Jackson, October 2, 1789 John Adams was the second president […]

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when Slatten was a peace officer

on March 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A farmer got pulled over by a state trooper (Slatten) for speeding, and Slat started to lecture the farmer about his speed, and in general, began to throw his weight around to try to make the farmer uncomfortable. Finally,Slat got around to writing out the ticket, and as he was doing that he kept swatting at some flies that were […]

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Meet Yamila, Yamila won’t back down

on March 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Hispanic children are more likely than those from other racial and ethnic backgrounds to be diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood cancer, and are more likely to die of their disease. Work led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists has pinpointed genetic factors behind the grim statistics. Yamila, who is now 10, has been fighting […]

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March 19th in History

March 19th in History

on March 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

March 19 is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Joseph of Nazareth (Western Christianity) March 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Minna Canth‘s Birthday (Finland) Earliest day on which Maundy Thursday can fall, while April 22 is the latest; […]

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