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148 Years Ago Today-the Turning Point of the Civil War

We must be students of history to make certain we never again turn against one another. The divisions in this country being fostered along racial, class and religious lines must be rejected outright. Look...

Who Was Frederick Douglass

The National Park Service has an interesting online tour of Frederick Douglass' home. See here: Tour his rooms Born a slave, Frederick Douglass escaped to New York and began a life fighting for freedom for blacks...

Remember the United States Soldier

God bless the United States soldier.

Congressional Medal of Honor Winner, Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller

Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor. He gave his life to save those of his men and the Afghan soldiers with him. His mother said he used to...

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...

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