Archive for February 2nd, 2020

Letters from Vietnam…..

on February 2, 2020, 8:30 AM / in History

I received this from a friend of mine and I couldn’t watch it for more than 5 minutes without tears swelling in my eyes. I must have been much tougher when I was younger than I am now or maybe in living through the event it insulates you from damage. I know I considered it a job.  I felt that […]

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A History Lesson on Civil Discourse, 1856 vs. 2019, Socialist Democrats Take Heed

A History Lesson on Civil Discourse, 1856 vs. 2019, Socialist Democrats Take Heed

on February 2, 2020, 7:49 AM / in History, Opinion

by Mark Walters Have you ever heard of Sen. Charles Sumner (R-MA)? How about Rep. Preston Brooks (D-SC)? Probably not, and I wouldn’t hold it against you. Both men served in Congress back in 1856 before the outbreak of civil war, and in some ways, both men came to symbolize one of the many factors that brought America to that hellish […]

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Hell of A Way To End A Relationship – ‘I think I just killed somebody’: Oklahoma man admits to cops that he murdered antiques dealer in Upper East Side home

Hell of A Way To End A Relationship – ‘I think I just killed somebody’: Oklahoma man admits to cops that he murdered antiques dealer in Upper East Side home

on February 2, 2020, 6:57 AM / in State News

An accused child molester busted for killing an Upper East Side antiques dealer nearly three times his age had little recollection of the heinous crime when he woke the next morning in a New Jersey hotel room, covered in blood. “I think I just killed somebody,” Alex Ray Scott, 24, told cops at the Midtown North Precinct where he surrendered […]

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Protesters vandalize NYC train stations, set off smoke bomb, jump turnstiles in rally against over-policing in subways

Protesters vandalize NYC train stations, set off smoke bomb, jump turnstiles in rally against over-policing in subways

on February 2, 2020, 6:51 AM / in State News

Protesters complaining that too many cops patrol the subways drew plenty of police attention Friday when they painted graffiti on station walls, poured glue on turnstiles, set off a smoke bomb into a Midtown subway stop and poured into Grand Central Terminal during the evening rush. “F–k the police!” 500 or so protesters chanted at Grand Central, where about five […]

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February 2nd in History

February 2nd in History

on February 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 332 days remaining until the end of the year (333 in leap years). Holidays Anniversary of Treaty of Tartu (Estonia) Christian Feast Day: Adalbard Cornelius the Centurion Martyrs of Ebsdorf February 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Philippines) Day of Youth (Azerbaijan) Earliest day on which Shrove Monday can fall, while […]

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Leave a Legacy

Leave a Legacy

on February 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.  Mark 10:45 When a road-construction foreman was killed in an accident, the love of this man for his family, co-workers, and community resulted in an overwhelming sense of loss. His country church couldn’t accommodate all the mourners, so planners moved the service to a much larger […]

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