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OSCARS: “WE DON’T TAKE LECTURES FROM RACISTS”

March 6, 2017 by

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By: Christian Rogers Time Check March 5, 1623 – The first alcohol temperance law in the colonies was enacted in VA. March 5, 1845 – The U.S. Congress appropriated $30,000 to ship camels to the western U.S. March 5, 1872 – George Westinghouse patented the air brake, which was then used for rail cars, making transportation by train more reliable […]

“1 MONTH OF NUCLEAR DEVASTATION”

February 20, 2017 by

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By: Christian Rogers  Today’s Quote “No matter what happens, the sun will rise in the morning.”  – President Obama addressing the so-called nightmare of the Trump election victory. Time Check Feb 20, 1792 – George Washington signed the Postal Service Act that created the U.S. Post Office.   Feb 20, 1809 – The Supreme Court ruled the power of the federal government […]

“IF YOU LIKE YOUR OBAMACARE, YOU CAN KEEP IT”

February 14, 2017 by

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  Today’s Quote “If you had a law that made it explicit that healthy people are going to pay in and sick people are going to get subsidies, it would not have passed,” – Jonathan Gruber on the Affordable Care Act Time Check Feb 14, 1899 – The US Congress approved voting machines for use in federal elections. […]

“OBAMA’S LEGACY, RETAIL THERAPY”

January 20, 2017 by

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     Today’s Quote “The problem is, is that the way Bush has done it over the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up our national debt from $5 trillion dollars for the first 42 presidents — number 43 […]

“GOLDEN GLOBES, A DISABLED PURSUIT OF THE FACTS”

January 12, 2017 by

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  Today’s Quote “I haven’t heard such elitist snobbery since Hillary Clinton branded Trump supporters ‘a basket of deplorables’.” – Piers Morgan on Meryl Streep’s speech at the Golden Globes Time Check Jan 12, 1882 – Thomas Edison’s central station on Holborn Viaduct in London began operation. Jan 12, 1932 – Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to […]

BATTLESHIP – The power politics that will sink our new ‘friend’ Iran

August 27, 2016 by

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Today’s Quote “We do not pay ransom. We didn’t here, and we won’t in the future.” – President Barack Obama Time Check Aug. 27, 1789 – The Declaration of the Rights of Man was adopted by the French National Assembly. Aug. 27, 1889 – Charles G. Conn received a patent for the metal clarinet. Aug. 27, 1939 – Nazi […]

“WE NEED MORE DUDES”

December 4, 2015 by

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Today’s Quote “That doesn’t sound very tough to me.”– President Barack Obama Time Check Dec. 4, 1783 – Gen. George Washington said farewell to his officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York. Dec. 4, 1942 – U.S. bombers attacked the Italian mainland for the first time during World War II. Dec. 4, 1973 – Pioneer 10 reached Jupiter. real time Iss. […]

“HILLARY AT CHIPOTLE”

April 24, 2015 by

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        Today’s Quote “We are going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.” -Hillary Clinton         Time Check April 23, 1789 -President Washington moved into Franklin House, New York. It was the first executive mansion. April 23, 1900 – The word “hillbilly” was first […]

“DOES GENDER STILL EXIST?”

October 21, 2014 by

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      Today’s Quote “Gender is a reality, and a more fundamental reality than sex.”  -C.S. LEWIS   Time Check Oct. 20, 1803- The U.S. Senate authorized the Louisiana purchase. Oct 20, 1910- A baseball with a cork was used in a world series game for the first time. Oct 20, 1944- Allied forces invade […]

“CHA CHA CHANGES”

January 28, 2013 by

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Today’s Quote “Take my health care, take my guns, but don’t take my football” –my new idea for a bumper sticker   Time Check Jan 28, 1909 – The U.S. ended direct control over Cuba. Jan 28, 1915 – The Coast Guard was created by an act of the U.S. Congress to fight contraband trade and aid distressed vessels […]

“TRUTH”

January 21, 2013 by

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Today’s Quote “The truth has no agenda” -Glenn Beck   Time Check Jan 21, 1861 – The future president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi, resigned from the U.S. Senate.  Jan 21, 1908 – The Sullivan Ordinance was passed in New York City making smoking by women illegal. The measure was vetoed by Mayor George B. McClellan Jr.  […]

“SELF DETERMINATION”

July 17, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote “You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.”   -Abraham Lincoln who educated HIMSELF Time Check Jul. 16, 1790 – The District of Columbia, or Washington, DC was […]

“ELECTION YEAR”

July 9, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” -Albert Einstein    Time Check Jul. 9, 1776 – The American Declaration of Independence was read aloud to Gen. George Washington’s troops in NY. Jul. 9, 1997 – Mike Tyson was banned from the boxing ring […]

“FINES FOR CURSING IN MASSACHUSETTS”

June 19, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech. -Ben Franklin   Time Check Jun. 18, 1812 – The war of 1812 began. Jun 18, 1983 – The first American woman was in space. Jun 18, 1987 – A […]

“EDUCATION REFORM”

June 12, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote “Education is One of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.” -William Lowe Bryan   Time Check Jun. 11, 1793 – Robert Haeterick was issued the first patent for a stove. Jun. 11, 1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested in Florida for trying to […]

“ANOTHER DAMN ARTICLE ON JOSEPH KONY”

June 5, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic tranquility, [and] provide for the common defense…. -The U.S. Constitution Preamble   Time Check   Jun. 4, 1911 – Gold was discovered in Alaska’s Indian Creek Jun. 4, 1919 – The U.S. Senate passed […]

“DEBATE”

April 30, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure. -Bill Gates   Time Check Apr. 30, 0030 – Jesus of Nazareth was crucified. Apr. 30, 1789 – George Washington took office as first elected U.S. president. Apr. 30, 1945 – Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun […]

“MLK”

April 16, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. -Jackie Robinson     Time Check Apr. 16, 1705 – Sir Isaac Newton was knighted by the queen of England. Apr. 16, 1917 – Vladimir Lenin returned to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution after years of exile. Apr. 16,1987 […]

“IT WAS A TIE”

April 2, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote “Success is like anything worthwhile. It has a price. You have to pay the price to win and you have to pay the price to get to the point where success is possible. Most important, you must pay the price to stay there.” -Vince Lombardi     Time Check Apr. 2, 1902 – […]

“GUILT TIP”

March 26, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote “If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed. If you do, you are misinformed.”  -Mark Twain         Time Check Mar. 26, 1804 – Congress ordered the removal of Indians east of the Mississippi to Louisiana. Mar. 26,  1867 – Gutzon Borglum was born, he was the sculptor credited with Mt. […]

“BEACH TRASH”

March 12, 2012 by

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Today’s Quote “When you start putting pen to paper, you see a side that doesn’t otherwise reveal itself in conversation or thought.” -Anthony Kiedis, singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.  ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ Time Check Mar. 12, 1755 – The steam engine was used for the first time. Mar. 12, 1894 – Coca Cola was […]