Archive for June, 2022

June 30th in History

June 30th in History

on June 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 184 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day (Guatemala) Christian feast day: Martial Theobald of Provins First Martyrs of the Church of Rome June 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) General Prayer Day (Central African Republic) Independence Day […]

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This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism

on June 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

1993—In furtherance of his 1985 desegregation plan for the Kansas City, Missouri, School District—a plan that will become (according to the description embraced by Chief Justice Rehnquist) the “most ambitious and expensive remedial program in the history of school desegregation”—federal district judge Russell G. Clark orders the state of Missouri to fund salary increases for school-district staff in order to […]

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Operation Wet Back

on June 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By Anna Von Reitz  |   A Nation Beguiled Back in the 1950’s, when Americans were not pre-programmed to be politically correct, General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his Staff conducted Operation Wet Back.  They used US Army and Federal Agency personnel to sweep through the Southern and Western States and remove all undocumented aliens back to their countries of origin.  If […]

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June 29th in History

June 29th in History

on June 29, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Cassius of Narni Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (Western Christianity), and its related observances: Haro Wine Festival (Haro, La Rioja) l-Imnarja (Malta) June 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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June 28th in History

June 28th in History

on June 28, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year. In common years it is always in ISO week 26. This date is the only date each year where both the month and day are different perfect numbers, June 6 being the […]

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The World We Lost on June 28, 1914

on June 28, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By Gary North William Lind is a specialist in 4th-generation warfare: non-state warfare. He is also an observer of culture. He has written an assessment of the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. Within five weeks, this led to the outbreak of World War I on August 1. With the commemoration of Christ’s first Advent, the end of […]

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Quote for Today

on June 27, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

“Citizens by birth or choice of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.” George Washington (1796)

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June 27th in History

June 27th in History

on June 27, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day, formerly Veterans’ Day (United Kingdom) Canadian Multiculturalism Day (Canada) Christian Feast Day: Crescens, one of the Seventy Disciples Cyril of Alexandria (Coptic Church, Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Communion […]

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June 26th in History

June 26th in History

on June 26, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 188 days remaining until the end of the year.  Holidays Army and Navy Day (Azerbaijan) Christian Feast Day: Anthelm of Belley David the Dendrite Hermogius Isabel Florence Hapgood (Episcopal Church) Jeremiah (Lutheran) John and Paul José María Robles Hurtado (one of […]

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June 25th in History

June 25th in History

on June 25, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Arbor Day (Philippines) Christian feast day: Eurosia Philipp Melanchthon (Lutheran) Presentation of the Augsburg Confession (Lutheran) Prosper of Aquitaine Prosper of Reggio William of Montevergine June 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence […]

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June 24th in History

June 24th in History

on June 24, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 190 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Army Day or Battle of Carabobo Day (Venezuela) Bannockburn Day (Scotland) Christian Feast Day: María Guadalupe García Zavala Nativity of St. John the Baptist June 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of […]

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Doubting Thomas

on June 23, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it is June 23, 2022, a lovely day on the East Coast and the 74th birthday of Clarence Thomas. In a less polarized world, the accomplishments of this man would be universally acclaimed, irrespective of one’s politics: Thomas was born into grinding poverty in a small Georgia town and raised by a single mother and her parents. His maternal […]

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The White House Tapes

on June 23, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, June 23, 2017. Forty-five years ago today, Richard M. Nixon made a momentous mistake in judgment, with fateful ramifications for his legacy. It occurred in a late morning Oval Office meeting with White House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman. In their conversation, Haldeman tells the president that Attorney General John Mitchell has concocted a plan for […]

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June 23rd in History

June 23rd in History

on June 23, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Æthelthryth Marie of Oignies June 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Father’s Day (Nicaragua, Poland) Grand Duke’s Official Birthday (Luxembourg) International Widows Day (international) National Day of Remembrance for Victims […]

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The equestrian statue of Edward Horner 

The equestrian statue of Edward Horner 

on June 23, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

The equestrian statue of Edward Horner stands inside St Andrew’s Church in the village of Mells in Somerset, south-western England. The sculpture was designed by the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and executed by the equestrian painter and war artist Alfred Munnings. It is a memorial to Edward Horner, who died of wounds in the First World War. Edward Horner was the only surviving son and heir of Sir John and Lady […]

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June 22nd in History

June 22nd in History

on June 22, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 192 days remaining until the end of the year On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere. Holidays Anti-Fascist Struggle Day (Croatia) Christian Feast Day: Aaron of […]

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History -NAFTA Roll call votes House & Senate

on June 22, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

As I have mentioned a time or two – I fought hard against NAFTA and lost, Rush Limbaugh and Newty GetRich fought hard to get it passed – as did many other **conservative** GOP members back then. I happened across this roll call vote in my archives while looking for another item and thought – it is TIME to repost […]

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Bayonets Secure the Ballot Box in 1864

Bayonets Secure the Ballot Box in 1864

on June 20, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

The 1864 re-election of Lincoln “was closer than either the popular or electoral votes” indicated, and without the soldier vote in six crucial States, Lincoln would have lost to George B. McClellan.  The slim margins of Republican victory in most States “were probably due largely to the presence of soldiers as guards and as voters at the polls,” and had […]

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Father’s Day! (& a forgotten Founding Father, Samuel Chase)

Father’s Day! (& a forgotten Founding Father, Samuel Chase)

on June 20, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

The first formal “Father’s Day” was celebrated JUNE 19, 1910, in Spokane, Washington. Sonora Louise Smart Dodd heard a church sermon on the newly established Mother’s Day and wanted to honor her father, Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, who had raised six children by himself after his wife died in childbirth. Sonora Louise Smart Dodd drew up a petition supported by the Young Men’s Christian Association and […]

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June 17th in History

June 17th in History

on June 17, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

June 17 is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bunker Hill Day (Suffolk County, Massachusetts) Christian feast day: Albert Chmielowski Botolph (England and Scandinavia) Gondulphus of Berry Hervé Hypatius of Bithynia (Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic Churches) Rainerius Samuel and […]

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