Category Archives: History

Baking bread – substitutions during shortages

If you have never watched the Townsends on YouTube, I encourage you to do so! Here’s a video about using other foods to substitute for part of the wheat flour at a time when wheat flour was in short supply … Continue reading

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Quote of the day …

Published on this day in 1771. Still relevant today.

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Electoral College Myth #3: The Electoral College is undemocratic

This is a great explanation of why we have the electoral college and how it has served us well over time. An excerpt from the Tara Ross blog: Myth: The person who wins the national popular vote should win the … Continue reading

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This Day in History: George Washington bids the nation farewell

Tara Ross Blog On this day in 1796, George Washington bids the nation farewell. He was retiring from the presidency and making his last exit from public life. His move was astonishing! How many people voluntarily give up power and … Continue reading

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A.G. Barr at Hillsdale College on Constitution Day – Audio and Transcript


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President Trump and The First Lady Participate in a Flight 93 National Memorial Observance

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President G.W. Bush Speaks To The Nation, September 2001

The following video incorporates an audio recording that was made by a Detroit radio station, WOMC FM,  in October 2001.  It contains excerpts from two speeches – President Bush’s oval office speech the evening of September 11, 2001, and the … Continue reading

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Memories of Sept 11, 2001

What I mourn most deeply is our loss of  innocence and unity. The thing that really stands out in my memories of Sept 11, 2001, is the astonishing unity of the majority of Americans – sadness, love of country, enormous … Continue reading

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9/11 First Responders Have A Message For Politicians Who Forget 9/11

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09.11.01: The towers are hit

As it happened. I think each of us remembers when they first realized what was happening. I was at work. When the second plane hit, my boss ran into my office and said, “It’s terrorism!”

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