Archive for December 7th, 2020

Just a minute, please

Just a minute, please

on December 7, 2020, 7:18 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  On social media, more than 10,000 people have shared the results of a forensic audit in Ware County, Georgia. I keep getting asked about it. Voting machines were seized and a court-ordered audit happened. It turns out the machines really were throwing votes for Trump to Biden. In the test of the machines, 73 votes shifted from […]

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They crossed a line

on December 7, 2020, 6:36 AM / in Opinion

In a letter from Campaign for Liberty (A Ron Paul Organization), Heather explains: This year, Americans have been forced to live under the most tyrannical rules we’ve ever seen, while the rule-makers are hypocritically out living it up and breaking them. That would be bad enough, but they’re also playing favorites with the big corporations, while they destroy countless small […]

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Mid-Victorian Tree

Mid-Victorian Tree

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

In 1850’s Lauscha began to produce fancy shaped glass bead garlands for the trees, and short garlands made from necklace ‘bugles’ and beads. These were readily available in Germany but not produced in sufficient quantities to export to Britain. The Rauschgoldengel was a common sight. Literally, ‘Tingled-angel’, bought from the Thuringian Christmas markets, and dressed in pure gilded tin. The […]

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Dec 7th a Day that shall live in infamy

Dec 7th a Day that shall live in infamy

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Dec 7th a Day that shall live in infamy Dec 7th is one that has personal meaning to me.   One uncle was bombed off the Arizona only to be rescued by another ship and then he was bombed off that one – finally being rescued by a third ship.  He was one of the **lucky ones** who survived that day.  […]

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Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

St. Nicholas was the most popular Greek Orthodox Saint, equivalent to St. Patrick in Irish history, or St. Peter in Roman Catholic tradition, Greek Orthodox tradition tells of Saint Nicholas being born around AD 280, the only child of a wealthy, elderly couple who lived in Patara, Asia Minor (present-day Turkey). When his parents died in a plague, Nicholas inherited their wealth. Nicholas generously gave to the poor, but he did so anonymously, as […]

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Christmas Quote December 7th

Christmas Quote December 7th

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. Dale Evans Dale Evans was an American writer, film star and singer-songwriter. She was the second wife of singing cowboy Roy Rogers. At age 14, she eloped with her first husband, Thomas F. Fox, to whom she bore one son, Thomas F. Fox, […]

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Blaming the Second Amendment for Black Deaths a Tactic for Disarming All

Blaming the Second Amendment for Black Deaths a Tactic for Disarming All

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

by David Codrea (Ammoland.com)- “The Thanksgiving tragedy in Hoover, Ala., highlights an American problem: The deaths of black men, legally armed and who have committed no crime, at the hands of police,” The Christian Science Monitor observes. “At a time when the president and guns rights activists have suggested that ‘good guys with guns’ are a solution for stopping mass shooters, some […]

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Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

One of the most controversial decisions in Supreme Court history was caused by aftershocks of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and it’s still being debated today. On December 7, 1941, Japanese military forces attacked the United States base in Hawaii without warning. More than 2,000 Americans died in the attack, and a united Congress answered President Franklin Roosevelt’s request […]

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December 7th in History

December 7th in History

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 7 is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 24 days remaining until the end of the year. There are 17 days before Christmas… keep telling yourself there is plenty of time still….. Holidays Armed Forces Flag Day (India) Christian Feast Day: Aemilianus (Greek Church) Ambrose December 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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The History and Origin of Christmas

The History and Origin of Christmas

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Before Christmas was ever known as Christmas it was known as the celebration of the winter solstice.  The origin of the winter solstice dates all the way back to the pre-Christian era or B.C.  It was primarily celebrated in two different parts of the world, Scandinavia and Rome.  In Rome the celebration of the winter solstice took place during the […]

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How To Be Unpopular

How To Be Unpopular

on December 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture! —Jeremiah 23:1 In 1517, Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the castle church in Wittenberg. Luther became known as a reformer, and we remember his bold stand as a turning point in church history. The fiery priest demonstrated great courage in expressing outrage […]

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