History

Today Is Patriot’s Day, Marking ‘the Shot Heard Round the World’

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John Singleton Copley’s portrait of Paul Revere Patriot’s Day (or Patriots’ Day) commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord, which were fought near Boston in 1775. Patriot’s Day is annually celebrated on the third Monday of April. The first battles of the American Revolutionary War were fought on April 19, 1775. Paul Revere’s ride took place…

Islam: History of the ‘Dark and Bloody’ Caliphate

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Most Muslims live a peaceful life dedicated to God, however, there are many, hundreds of millions by many accounts, who do not. Hundreds of thousands would be the best case scenario. The more than a billion peaceful Muslims are among the targeted victims of radical Islam. Those who try to completely separate Islam from radical…

MLK Day 2015: We Have Come a Long Way‏

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by Arthur Christopher Schaper On this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, instead of listening to irreverent race-baiters like “Reverends” Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson, let us imagine what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his colleague Rosa Parks might say about race relations in America. Martin Luther King Jr. First, Dr. King would remind us…

CUNY, Anarchy and Frances Fox Piven

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A clear picture of where we came from and where we are headed as a country can be seen in the dramatic changes that have taken place in John Jay College. What it once stood for and what it stands for now are diametrically opposed. This week, two hundred and 28 years ago, on December 21st, 1784,…

History Matters: ‘The Date That Will Live In Infamy’

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God bless our military past and present on this tragic day in history. On Sunday, December 7th, 1941, Pearl Harbor suffered a sneak attack by the Japanese. Pearl Harbor was home of the US Pacific fleet and the largest concentration of U.S. forces in the Pacific. The day after the attack, President Roosevelt declared war…

Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving Everyone!

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Have a very Happy Thanksgiving everyone and to our military, have a very blessed day and thank you for risking your lives to protect all this that we have to be grateful for. Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing…