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Swamp News! This Is What the Senate Trial Achieved So Far

On Tuesday, 11 million people watched the Senate trial. About 8.9 million viewers watched on Wednesday. Having watched a lot of it, I can suggest listening to a radio infomercial on intestinal health instead. Impeachment...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of October 31-November 6, 2016 October 31 1846 - The Donner party, unable to...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of October 24-30, 2016 October 24 1861 - The first transcontinental telegram is sent,...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of October 17-23, 2016 October 17 1871 - President Grant suspends the writ of...

This Week in History, Week of October 10-16, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of October 10-16, 2016 October 10 1845 - The Naval School (now the U.S....

This Week In History, Week of October 3-9, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of October 3-9, 2016   October 3 1789 - George Washington proclaims the first national...

This Week in History, Week of September 26-October 2, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan   Week of September 26-October 2, 2016       September 26   1789 - Thomas Jefferson is appointed the...

This Week In History, Week of September 12-18, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of September 12-18, 2016 September 12 1776 - Nathan Hale, recruited by George Washington,...

This Week in History, Week of September 5-11, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of September 5-11, 2016 September 5 1774- The Continental Congress assembles for...

This Week In History, Week of August 29-September 4, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan   Week of August 29-September 4, 2016     August 29   1758 - The New Jersey Legislature forms...