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Before Ayn Rand-There Was Isabel Paterson

Isabel Paterson (1886-1961) was a "radical individualist in both theory and practice," explains Stephen Cox in his new book about her entitled, The Woman and the Dynamo: Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America...

Old Glory-Symbolizing Our Right To Self-Government

"On this day in 1777, amidst a desperate war for American independence, the delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the “Stars and Stripes” as the official flag of the newly emerging...

D-Day, The Normandy Invasion

"You will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world. Your task will not...

Remembering Memorial Day

In the spring of 1868, the wife of Union Gen. John A. Logan visited Petersburg and was inspired by the Blandford’s gravesite decorations, which she described to her husband. Soon after, he issued his...

May 16th, Israel’s Founding And The Palestinian Nabka

"Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor...

The Hindenburg Crashed This Day, 1937

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F54rqDh2mWA&w=480&h=390] "The Hindenburg disaster took place on Thursday, May 6, 1937, as the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at...

Space Flight And Two Anniversaries

Space Shuttle Columbia Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first human to venture into space - Yuri Gagarin of Russia. He told his wife in a letter that if he didn't come back alive,...

150th Anniversary Of The Civil War

The Nation marks the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War today, April 12th. us_news-life The American Civil War or the War Between the States began April 12, 1861. 11 slave holding Southern...

Gladiators, Expedition Week

  Before last year, the only thing we knew about gladiators was what we learned from movies. That changed during a building excavation last June. The Associated Press reported the unearthing of dozens of headless...

Martin Luther King (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) Anniversary of His Death

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King's last speech before his death was made the day before he died and it was prophetic. Listen...

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