Archive for February 11th, 2020

The Cost Of War Since September 11, 2001

The Cost Of War Since September 11, 2001

on February 11, 2020, 7:16 AM / in History

The War On Terrorism Has Produced Numerous Casualties BY STEW SMITH |  The Balance Careers What is the real cost of war? On just one day in September 2001, 2,996 people lost their lives when the twin towers fell in New York, at the Pentagon, and on the each of the three hijacked planes. When the leader of Al_Qaeda Osama Bin Laden was […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on February 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

“You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work […]

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What one man can do –  Sipsey Street

What one man can do – Sipsey Street

on February 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

 by Dutchman6 “For, remark you this . . . that somewhere, somehow, and by somebody, a beginning must be made; and that the first act of resistance is always, and must be ever premature, imprudent, and dangerous.” “CLEARING DECKS.” by James Fintan Lalor. It is never the mass of a people that forms its real and efficient might. It is […]

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Turn Off the Scoreboard

Turn Off the Scoreboard

on February 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.  Ephesians 4:32 At his son’s wedding reception, my friend Bob offered advice and encouragement to the newlyweds. In his speech he told of a football coach in a nearby town who, when his team lost a game, kept the losing score on the scoreboard all week to remind the team […]

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February 11th in History

February 11th in History

on February 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 323 days remaining until the end of the year (324 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Liberia) Christian Feast Day: Benedict of Aniane Blaise Cædmon, first recorded Christian Poet in England, circa 680 CE (Anglicanism) Fanny Crosby (Episcopal Church (USA)) Gobnait Gregory II February […]

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ObamaCare; How did this nightmare begin

ObamaCare; How did this nightmare begin

on February 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Exactly nine years after President Obama launched his White House bid, we’ve got a fresh look at the bitter fight behind his signature domestic achievement: Less than 48 hours before the final vote on the Affordable Care Act, President Obama was irritated. Jason Altmire, a centrist Democratic congressman representing the Pittsburgh area, had just announced he would vote against ObamaCare. […]

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