Archive for May 23rd, 2020

Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on May 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“I remember, albeit through a rosy lens, the formative days of my long range shooting practice. Those were the days when I learned about the daunting nature of precision handloading and when five hundred yards seemed like it may as well be as far away as Mars. I fondly recall the first time I rang steel at a thousand yards […]

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Clara Barton & the American Red Cross

Clara Barton & the American Red Cross

on May 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

T he American Red Cross was organized MAY 21, 1881, by a schoolteacher namedClara Barton. The first woman to be a clerk at the U.S. Patent Office, Clara Barton moved to Washington at the outbreak of the Civil War. She distributed relief supplies to wounded soldiers and, at the request of President Lincoln, aided for nearly four years in searching for missing soldiers. After attempting to carry a wounded soldier off thebattlefield of […]

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May 23rd in History

May 23rd in History

on May 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in News

May 23 is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 222 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Aaron the Illustrious (Syriac Orthodox Church) Desiderius of Vienne Julia of Corsica Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler (Episcopal Church (USA)) Quintian, Lucius and Julian May 23 (Eastern Orthodox […]

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LESSONS FROM THE BEGINNING III

LESSONS FROM THE BEGINNING III

on May 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

(Authors note: Several readers have asked about the importance of covering the fact Madison, Hamilton, and others were pushing a nationalist form of government. This information is critical because the nationalist/monarchical form of government that was introduced and supported by Madison, Hamilton and others was repeatedly defeated, both in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and the subsequent state ratifying conventions. […]

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Why Me?

Why Me?

on May 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Why have I found such favor in your eyes? Ruth 2:10 Ruth was a foreigner. She was a widow. She was poor. In many parts of the world today she would be considered a nobody—someone whose future doesn’t hold any hope. However, Ruth found favor in the eyes of a relative of her deceased husband, a rich man and the […]

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