Archive for September 19th, 2021

The Anchor Baby Myth

The Anchor Baby Myth

on September 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, National News, Opinion

The Constitution v Birthright Citizenship “Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” Thomas Jefferson (1801) There is a raging political debate about immigration in the U.S., or more specifically […]

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This Day in History September 19th

This Day in History September 19th

on September 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 103 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Feast of San Gennaro Goeric of Metz Januarius (Western Christianity) Our Lady of La Salette Theodore of Tarsus (Anglican Communion, Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church) Trophimus, Sabbatius, […]

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Corporate Chicanery

Corporate Chicanery

on September 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Hello, it’s Tuesday, September 19, 2017, and another violent Atlantic storm is on course to ravage the same Caribbean islands raked by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago — and on a direct heading for Puerto Rico. Weather experts are warning of devastating wind damage, 9-foot storm surge, and flash flooding on that beautiful island. Ten years ago today, a human […]

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Open Carry Leads to Conversation on Freedom with a Chinese Immigrant

Open Carry Leads to Conversation on Freedom with a Chinese Immigrant

on September 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com) Open Carry often leads to interesting conversations. An ethnic Chinese emigrant approached me as I was openly carrying, as I often do during my daily activities. I will not identify the woman, who is an acquaintance. The reasons will become obvious. She started by asking me if I had been dove hunting. I said I had. She asked if […]

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The Egyptian temple

The Egyptian temple

on September 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Egyptian temples were built to commemorate the pharaohs and to support the central functions of their religion: giving offerings to the gods, reenacting their mythological interactions through festivals, and warding off the forces of chaos. Rituals, it was believed, invoked the divine presence, sustained the god, and enabled it to continue to uphold the divine order of the universe. Temples were important religious sites for all classes of Egyptians even though […]

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“A Republic, If You Can Keep It!”

“A Republic, If You Can Keep It!”

on September 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

“Done … the SEVENTEENTH DAY of SEPTEMBER, in the year of our LORD one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven.” This is the last line of the U.S. Constitution. Signer of the Constitution James McHenry noted in his diary (American Historical Review, 1906), that after Ben Franklin left the Constitutional Convention, he was asked by Mrs. Elizabeth Powel of Philadelphia: […]

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