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This Week in History, January 5-11 2014

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This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson   Week of January 5-11, 2015   January 5 1781 - A...

This Week in History, December 29 – January 4

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This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson   Week of December 29, 2014-January 4, 2015 December 29 1848...

This Week in History, December 22-28, 2014

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This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson   Week of December 22-28, 2014   December 22 1783 - George...

The Modern Emperor’s New Clothes

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by Caren Besner Once upon a time, there was a great ruler, beloved by his people. On this particular day, the emperor had just completed his royal procession through the streets of his imperial capitol....

The Bastinado, The Rack, The Iron Maiden, and the Waterboard: A Historical Perspective

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by Caren Besner Webster's Third International Dictionary defines torture as the infliction of intense pain in order to punish or coerce someone; or to give sadistic pleasure to the torturer. In times past, devices such...

The World Today – and Where We Were Just Yesterday

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by Gary Spina   The technological age we enjoy today began with the government satellites that orbit the earth making it all possible. When you consider how dependent upon technology the modern generation of Americans are, you...

This Week in History, December 15-21, 2014

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This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson           Week of December 15-21, 2014   December 15 1791 -...

Pieces of the American Pie

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by Gary Spina “You have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it.” Only this time it was Speaker of the House John Boehner taking a page out of Nancy Pelosi’s playbook as...

This Week in History, December 8 -14, 2014

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This Week In History by Dianne Hermann  “Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson Week of December 8-14, 2014 December 8 1792 - South...

Out of the Dark Depths Rising

by Gary Spina The liberals are bashing America again, delighted that protestors and rioters have taken to the streets over the Ferguson and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. The liberal message is the same: The...