Archive for December 28th, 2020

Major Victories Against Government Waste in 2020!

on December 28, 2020, 3:50 PM / in National News

Senate Heeds CAGW Call for Clean Spending Bills In April, CAGW issued our “Ten Principles for Emergency Spending” to taxpayers, Congress, and the Trump administration.  Since then, the Senate has been steadfast in advocating for clean spending bills that focus on targeted and temporary spending to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.  The Senate has also consistently rejected the multi-trillion dollar bills passed by the House.  […]

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Men walk a mile in high heels

Men walk a mile in high heels

on December 28, 2020, 7:00 AM / in News, Opinion

Originally Posted November 2018 WRAP did an excellent job of marketing their campaign to raise funds for the work that it does in the protection of battered women and typically I would have little objection to that… organizations like WRAP must be somewhat inventive these days competing for funds. However, there is that preverbal line in the sand that some […]

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When God Thunders

When God Thunders

on December 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You called in trouble, and I delivered you; I answered you in the secret place of thunder. —Psalm 81:7 Thunder rolls across the Sawtooth Mountains, crashing and echoing through the peaks and canyons, shaking the ground with celestial sonic booms. My old dog cuts and runs. I stand amazed and delighted. The storm reminds me of the “secret place of […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer Astronomer Johannes Kepler – “O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!…”

American Minute with Bill Federer Astronomer Johannes Kepler – “O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!…”

on December 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!” wrote astronomer Johannes Kepler, 1619, The Harmonies of the World. Johannes Kepler was born DECEMBER 27, 1571. An attack of smallpox when he was four years old left Johannes Kepler with crippled hands and poor eyesight. Overcoming those handicaps, Kepler took up the study of science. The person most responsible […]

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December 28th in History

December 28th in History

on December 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are three days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abel (Coptic Church) Caterina Volpicelli Feast of the Holy Innocents or Childermas. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated with pranks (inocentadas), similar to April […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  ARMENIA was the first nation to officially adopt Christianity as its state religion, 301 AD

American Minute with Bill Federer ARMENIA was the first nation to officially adopt Christianity as its state religion, 301 AD

on December 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

According to ancient tradition, Noah’s Ark rested on Mount Araratin the Armenian Mountain Range.    Armenia’s Coat of Arms has Mount Ararat with Noah’s Ark on top. Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi (410-490 AD) recounted the tradition that Noah’s son Japheth had a descendant named Hayk who shot an arrow in a battle near Lake Van c.2,500 BC killing Nimrod, builder of the Tower of Babel–the […]

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Quote for Today December 29th

Quote for Today December 29th

on December 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History, People

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien  was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow […]

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