Category Archives: History

A day in history – just five years ago

Remember this? January 20, 2017. Looks like an insurrection to me. And more.

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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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Senator Bob Dole, 1923 – 2021

Bob Dole, decorated WWII veteran, Senator, Presidential candidate, died today in his sleep at the age of 98. It is with heavy hearts we announce that Senator Robert Joseph Dole died early this morning in his sleep. At his death, … Continue reading

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Loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald, November 10, 1975

Forty-six years today, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank to the bottom of Lake Superior, carrying 29 men to their deaths on Nov. 10, 1975. KBJR6 TWO HARBORS, MN — On Wednesday, Split Rock Lighthouse will hold its annual ceremony remembering the … Continue reading

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Condoleeza Rice on CRT (critical race theory)

I never watch “The View”, nor do I usually post what goes on there. This is an exception that I think needs to be seen. Condoleeza Rice, an intelligent black woman, eloquently makes the case against CRT. I will say … Continue reading

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150 Years Ago today

On the evening of October 8, 1871, Catherine O’Leary stepped outside her house in Southwest Chicago. She fed the horses and led them to the barn before retiring for the night. Catherine and her husband Patrick were already in bed … Continue reading

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More Bill Maher: Americans need perspective

Presented by Dennis Prager, PragerU.

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Constitution Day 2021

Although we celebrate July 4, 1776, as the birth of our nation, I think it is more properly  the day of conception. Today, September 17, celebrates the true birth of the United States of America, the day our Constitution was … Continue reading

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9/11 photographer remembers the chaos | New York Post

New York Post Photographers who shot some of the most unforgettable images on Sept. 11, 2001, and the days after remember the stories behind the pictures. “I borrowed a friend’s motorcycle to get around lower Manhattan. I was standing behind … Continue reading

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New York After 9/11 | Picking up the pieces

I can’t imagine how terrible it would be to be a survivor of these attacks. Some lost a family member, a friend, coworkers. Others lost their homes. This is their story.

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