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This Week In History, August 5

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.~ Winston Churchill          Week of August 5-11, 2013   August 5 1884 - The cornerstone for the Statue of...

Obama’s ‘No Congress’ Dictatorial Rule Is About to Explode

  Photo of King Obama Since there is absolutely no pushback to Obama's strident 'do it or else I will' approach to running what used to be a representative Republic, he plans to move ahead with...

Governmental Mismanagement, Big Unions Are Taking Chicago To Detroit

Photo of a Chicago crime scene. Chicago is one of the most dangerous cities in the nation and has some of the strictest gun laws. The gun laws can't fix the cultural and financial...

This Week In History, July 27

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill              Week of July 29-August 4, 2013   July 29 1920 - The first of three JL-6 aircraft leave...

This Week In History, July 21

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.  ~ Winston Churchill              Week of July 22-28, 2013   July 22 1775 - George Washington, at the age...

Old Stewball Really Was a Racehorse

by Dianne Hermann (Copyright 2013)   Fact is always stranger, and infinitely more interesting, than fiction. And facts involving animals are no exception. Many of us have heard the song, “Old Stewball Was A Racehorse.” But did...

This Week In History, July 13

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill              Week of July 15-21, 2013   July 15 1870 - Georgia becomes last confederate state to be readmitted...

This Week In History, July 8

by Dianne Hermann  “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill              Week of July 8-14, 2013   July 8 1776 - Col. John Nixon gives the...

Civil War in America Day 3

Photo of map of Pickett's Charge On the third day of battle, July 3, fighting resumed on Culp's Hill, and cavalry battles raged to the east and south. All the battles were eclipsed by Pickett's Charge,...

Civil War in America Day 2

Photo of a typical embalming shack. Families who couldn't afford to pay for the embalming had their loved ones shipped home in metal caskets to preserve the bodies. The American Civil War was the bloodiest...