Archive for October 5th, 2019

Good Morning Everyone this October 5th 2019

Good Morning Everyone this October 5th 2019

on October 5, 2019, 8:23 AM / in Opinion

I got up very early this morning to feel the brisk fall air to greet me as I took my coffee outside for a moment. It felt good… it cleared the air and opened up the sky. Albert Camus said that “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”  I think my wife would agree with him. I […]

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October 5th in History

October 5th in History

on October 5, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day (Indonesia) Christian feast day: Anna Schäffer Faustina Kowalska Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (Roman Catholic Church) Blessed Bartolo Longo Thraseas Hor and Susia (Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria) Placid […]

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Marbury v. Madison: The Supreme Court claims its power

Marbury v. Madison: The Supreme Court claims its power

on October 5, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

By Nicandro Iannacci Note: C-SPAN’s new Landmark Cases series on historic Supreme Court decisions – produced in cooperation with the National Constitution Center – begins Monday, Oct. 5th at 9pm ET. This week’s show features Marbury v. Madison. In an elegant act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing […]

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Watching The Wind

Watching The Wind

on October 5, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap. —Ecclesiastes 11:4 When it comes to telling others about Jesus, I’m sometimes like a cautious farmer who keeps his eye on the weather, looking for the perfect day to plant his crops. The season passes and he sows nothing. The opportunity is gone; […]

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“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

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

As Abraham Lincoln’s station in life slowly improved over that of his poor relatives, Lincoln was frequently called upon for assistance. He always displayed a keen interest in the welfare of those who had been close to him in his youth, especially his stepmother, and gave liberally to their aid from his limited means. The following letter to his step […]

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