Category Archives: History

Paul Harvey, Freedom To Chains, 1965

Thought you might enjoy this!

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What to eat on St. Patrick’s Day?

This ^^^ is what I am eating on St. Patrick’s Day! The traditional favorite, accompanied by root veggies and cabbage. My mother called it a “boiled dinner”, and she also made that with ham, as well as corned beef. There … Continue reading

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Andrew Breitbart – in Memoriam

Wow, I really miss Andrew Breitbart. It seems impossible that it has been nine years! If Andrew were alive today, what would he say?

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Happy birthday, Mr. President! (Reagan)

110 years ago today, Ronald Reagan was born in the town of Tampico, IL. Ronald Wilson Reagan was President of the United States from 1981 until 1989. I remember the day I cast my first vote for him as if … Continue reading

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Remembering What is Difficult To Remember – Holocaust Remembrance Day

This is a repeat post, in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. One day at a blog most of us know well, we were visited by someone who wrote, I would encourage those who believe anything negative about Hitler to … Continue reading

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1975 – Ronald Reagan interviewed by Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes

Boy oh boy. 45 years ago, and as true today as it was then (even more so.) Less than a minute, but packed with truth.

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Story of the day – Mr. Edwards meets Santa Claus (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

“The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”   — Laura Ingalls Wilder  This … Continue reading

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Seen on Facebook – Jimmy Stewart’s military career

H/T Texan59! Months after winning his 1941 Academy Award for best actor in “The Philadelphia Story,” Jimmy Stewart, one of the best-known actors of the day, left Hollywood and joined the US Army. He was the first big-name movie star … Continue reading

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Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97

Houston Chronicle GRASS VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, the World War II fighter pilot ace and quintessential test pilot who showed he had the “right stuff” when in 1947 he became the first … Continue reading

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157 Years Ago Today … Gettysburg PA

There are several versions of the speech that Abraham Lincoln gave at Gettysburg to consecrate the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. Tara Ross reports:

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