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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…

PIlgrims, Squanto, William Bradford and Communism

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“The LORD is the help of my life” ~ William Bradford This is the real story of the first Thanksgiving and the man who documented the arrival and life of the Pilgrims in Plymouth colony. Squanto was taught brought back to England and taught English by the British as a young boy so he could…

Dazzle Them At Dinner With Some Thanksgiving Facts!

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!. The first Thanksgiving feast probably consisted of lobster, rabbit, chicken, fish, squashes, beans, chestnuts, hickory nuts, onions, leeks, dried fruits, maple syrup and honey, radishes, cabbage, carrots, eggs, and goat cheese. 2. And the pilgrims ate with spoons, knives, and their fingers, not forks. 3. The turkey came later. The Europeans took a liking…

This Week in History, September 29 – October 5, 2014

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This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of September 29-October 5, 2014 September 29 1890 – In the first pro baseball game, the New York Metropolitans beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 in 5 innings at Polo Grounds…

ISIS: Rise of the Caliphate

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ISIS has undergone a meteoric rise since it formed in 1999, but nothing bolstered it as much as the Libyan war when foreign fighters left Libya to join the terrorist group in Syria. In order for people to understand, we need only look at recent history. In 2011, President Obama sold the Libyan War as an urgent humanitarian…

What The Star-Spangled Banner Really Means to America

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The original Star-Spangled Banner, pictured above, is the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that would become our national anthem. It is among the most treasured artifacts in the collections of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Some Americans want the Star Spangled Banner replaced as our national…

U.S. History Rewrite Takes a Dark Left Turn

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Photo via Legal Insurrection The hate America first crowd have rewritten AP U.S. History and, thanks to Common Core, there is not a thing we can do about it. This moribund regurgitation of our past will hit high schools this Fall. The new Framework depicts our Founding Fathers as rich white elites and our American culture as a dark legacy, one…

Honor Those Who Paid the Ultimate Price for Your Liberty

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“You are about to embark upon the great crusade toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you…I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle.” ~ General & former President, Dwight D. Eisenhower Today is the anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944.…

Ronald Reagan: America Is the Last Stand on Earth

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Ten years ago today, on June 5, 2004, President Ronald Reagan died after suffering from Alzheimer’s for nearly a decade. Reagan was a soldier before he was president. He enlisted in the Army reserves in 1937. He eventually became a Lieutenant and was ordered to active duty in 1942. Reagan was beloved by the military…