Archive for March 2nd, 2020

March 2nd in History

March 2nd in History

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

March 2 is the 61st day of the year (62nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 304 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agnes of Bohemia Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders Chad of Mercia (Church of England) March 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of ‘Alá (Loftiness), First day of […]

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History of Opiates

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

Opiates, originally derived from the opium poppy, have been used for thousands of years for both recreational and medicinal purposes. The most active substance in opium is morphine—named after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams. Morphine is a very powerful painkiller, but it is also very addictive. In the sixteenth century, laudanum, opium prepared in an alcoholic solution, was used […]

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Hecklers and Hypocrites

on March 2, 2020, 5:57 AM / in History, Opinion

By Mike Adams   |    TownHall Recently, a professor of history at City University of New York (CUNY) objected to my support for specific provisions of North Carolina’s HB527, which allow student hecklers who disrupt campus speeches to be subjected to campus disciplinary procedures. After he shared one of my remarks on Twitter, many of his followers made accusations of […]

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