Archive for October 2nd, 2020

Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on October 2, 2020, 6:53 AM / in History

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand of reason and the mind becomes a wreck.” Thomas Jefferson (1822) Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, […]

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Battle of Monmouth (1778)

Battle of Monmouth (1778)

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

WASHINGTON LED COLONIAL TROOPS TO UNLIKELY VICTORY by James Still, ©2018, RetraceOurSteps.com (Oct. 1, 2018) — In June 1778, the British abandoned Philadelphia and began their march to New York City.  The British column stretched for 12 miles and was vulnerable to attack.  Washington sent a small force to engage the enemy until he could arrive with the main force from […]

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Marshall Law

on October 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s  Oct. 2, 2020. Last year, the Washington Nationals (or the Washington “Internationals,” as Tom Boswell dubbed them) pulled off a win so thrilling that baseball fans in this area will be talking about it for years. On paper, the Nats are better than the Milwaukee Brewers, especially when the visiting team was without its best player. But […]

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Satan’s Logic

Satan’s Logic

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

Satan answered the Lord and said, “Does Job fear God for nothing?” —Job 1:9 What happens if you rewrite the story of The Three Little Pigs from the wolf’s point of view? Teacher and author Jon Scieszka thought children would be fascinated by such a revision. He was right. His book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs quickly […]

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October 2nd in History

October 2nd in History

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

October 2 is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 90 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Batik Day (Indonesia) Christian feast day: Blessed Bartolomé Blanco Feast of the Guardian Angels Leodegar October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Gandhi‘s birthday-related observances: Gandhi Jayanti (India) International Day of Non-Violence (International) […]

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