Category Archives: History

Thought for Today (3/9/2017)

Matt Bai of Yahoo News posted a story today entitled “Is Trumpism an existential threat?”  After reading his editorial, I felt a desire to respond.  Unfortunately, Yahoo would not let me post my entire response on there, so I get … Continue reading

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Another Thought for Today (01/21/2017)

A little presidential trivia. The United States of America has had 44 different Presidents; 45 different First Ladies; and 48 different Vice Presidents. The difference between Presidents and First Ladies is James Buchanan never married, and Woodrow Wilson and John … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (4/15/2016)

Many scholars claim that the 10 plagues of Exodus in the Old Testament did not happen because they are not recorded in the ancient records of Egypt.  My question back is:  During that period, when the Pharaohs claimed to be … Continue reading

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Thought for Today

With the American population at approximately 320 million people, there are about 23.36 million living veterans.  That is 7.3% of the population that has raised their right arm and vowed to defend our nation from all enemies both foreign and … Continue reading

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White Privilege (Again?)

Today at the university, a conversation developed concerning the Paris bombing.  The original poster did not mention that another bombing happened in Lebanon and some students took offense to that.  I did not know that an event happened in Lebanon … Continue reading

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Do You Remember When…..

Do you remember when the smell of fresh lemons in the house meant your mom just dusted all the wood furniture? Do you remember when wood furniture was made out of solid wood? Do you remember when the remote control … Continue reading

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Thought for Today

On this day, 71 years ago, approximately 160,000 allied troops invaded the beaches of Normandy to push back the fascist tide that had rolled over Europe.  Of the 160,000 soldiers, most of which were between the ages of 18 and … Continue reading

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