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  • Kent State asks, 'Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion?'

    04/18/2018 8:28:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 18, 2018 | Teddy Hertz
    Kent State University hosted an event Tuesday titled “Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion?” The event featured various cosponsors such as the Impact Movement, UHURU Magazine, the Jude 3 Project, and the university itself. The event featured a panel of 3 speakers: Lisa Fields MDIV, the founder of the Jude 3 Project, Sho Baraka, and Vince Bantu PhD.
  • The Short, Very Surprising History Of Collusion

    04/18/2018 8:03:08 AM PDT · by statestreet · 9 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 18, 2018 | David Pietrusza
    The further back you go in history, the more you learn. Take the case of “collusion” or the interference by one nation in another nation’s electoral process. There are a lot of examples: Barack Obama urging Brits to reject Brexit; Harry Truman’s propping up anti-Communist parties in post-war Italy, the Communist Party USA’s control of Henry Wallace’s 1948 Progressive Party presidential bid (in 1944, the Communists had formally endorsed FDR), British Ambassador Sir Lionel Sackville-West being accused of favoring Democrat Grover Cleveland (“For Canada and for England, No Doubt But What He’ll Do/But America Wants for President an American Through...
  • April 18, 1906 - earthquake and fire that destroyed 80% of San Francisco: documentary and footage

    04/18/2018 6:18:26 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 9 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 04/16/2018 | Harpygoddess
    The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on April 18 with an estimated "moment magnitude" of 7.8 and a maximum "Mercalli intensity" of "XI" ("Extreme"). Severe shaking was felt from Eureka on the North Coast to the Salinas Valley, an agricultural region to the south of the San Francisco Bay Area. Devastating fires soon broke out in the city and lasted for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city of San Francisco was destroyed. The events are remembered as one of the worst and deadliest...
  • AP US History Text:White, Christian Americans Finding It ‘Difficult to Adjust’ to Becoming Minority

    04/14/2018 3:33:35 PM PDT · by davikkm · 103 replies
    breitbart ^ | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    A soon-to-be-released updated edition of an Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. History textbook teaches students that white Christian Americans are finding it “difficult to adjust” to becoming a minority and puts forward the perception that President Donald Trump’s election occurred because his apparent “racism connected with a significant number of primary voters.” James Fraser’s By the People: A History of the United States, 2ndEdition, is published by Pearson and has a 2019 copyright date. Alex Clark – co-host of the Indiana-based morning radio Joe and Alex Show– tweeted photos of the cover and several pages of the book that she reports...
  • Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865: history, Harper's Weekly, 1956 eyewitness

    04/14/2018 4:11:34 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 64 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 04/12/2018 | Harpygoddess
    Although he actually died at 7:30 the following morning, today is the anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) on 14 April 1865, only five days after Lee's surrender at Appomattox. Lincoln was very fond of the theater, and that evening, he and Mrs. Lincoln - likely in a celebratory mood because of the end of the Civil War - attended a performance of the comedy, Our American Cousin, by English playwright Tom Taylor at Ford's Theater on 10th Street NW in Washington. There, following the intermission, actor and Southern sympathizer John Wilkes Booth managed to gain access...
  • How The 1960s Made Everything Worse

    04/13/2018 9:10:11 PM PDT · by vannrox · 131 replies
    FFF ^ | Richard Ebling
    Fifty years separate us, now, from 1968 and the two momentous legacies of the then soon to ending failed presidency of Lyndon Johnson: The declaring of war on America’s supposed domestic ills in the form of the “Great Society” programs, and the aggressive military intervention in a real war in Vietnam. Both of these “wars” reflected the arrogance and hubris of the social engineer who believes that he has the power and ability to remake and direct society in his own preferred image. The Vietnam War still leaves a searing memory of a military conflict ten thousand miles away from...
  • Q Anon: (4/12/18) FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    04/12/2018 6:51:12 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,009 replies ^ | 4/12/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    <p>This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner.</p>
  • UK preservation group aims to restore, revive Europe’s abandoned synagogues

    04/11/2018 5:45:21 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 4 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 9 Feb 2018 | Stuart Winer
    A British organization has launched an ambitious project aimed at restoring old, abandoned synagogues across Europe and bringing them back to community life, and commemorating communities that were wiped out in the Holocaust. The Foundation of Jewish Heritage has identified 3,300 pre-Second World War buildings used for Jewish prayer, of which at least 19 could be brought back into use - out of an estimated total of 17,000 that were in use before the Second World War. The remaining buildings, of which just 718 are still being used as synagogues, have been carefully catalogued based on their artistic, urban, and...
  • Russia has yet to recover from the trauma of the Stalin era

    04/11/2018 4:35:27 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 52 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Mar 2018 | Sergey Parkhomenko
    Earlier this year the Russian ministry of culture banned the satirical film The Death of Stalin, because it contained “information whose dissemination is prohibited by law”. On Russian social media, the withdrawal of the film’s licence was met with widespread laughter and scorn: what sort of secrets could this movie possibly have disclosed? Could it be that Stalin is indeed dead? – so went the irony. Back in December, there had been an ominous precursor: Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russia’s FSB intelligence services, told the Rossiyskaya Gazeta that Stalin-era repressions had been justified. He mentioned the need to counter...
  • Video: Banned from the Bible?

    04/09/2018 2:54:53 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 21 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 9, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    Banned from the Bible? (Run time: about 1 hour 25 minutes).This is the final class in a 12-part series on the archaeological evidence supporting the Bible.This class is about the common idea that the New Testament is "incomplete," and that there are certain books telling us a different story about Jesus that were banned by the church.I discuss in length many historical misconceptions from Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" as well as other books that have misrepresented the birth of the Christian church.I also go into the controversial idea that Christian story of Jesus is somehow "borrowed" from other...
  • FRistory: What If In History ...

    04/08/2018 2:00:53 PM PDT · by Eagles Field · 18 replies
    8-4-2018 | Eagles Field
    It’s November 1963, JFK survives the assassination attempt. After months of intense headlines worldwide speculating his recovery, he emerges on the world stage triumphant just days before the Spring of ’64. Kennedy snatches the sympathy vote from LBJ’s slimy clutches and handily wins a second term. Johnson is never to be President. Is there a Vietnam or another stage inevitable with a different outcome? And what becomes the intentions of The Great Society?
  • FRistory: What If In History ...

    04/08/2018 8:21:20 AM PDT · by Eagles Field · 25 replies
    8-4-18 | Eagles Field
    It’s 1911, convinced his entry to the race splits the party, Roosevelt decides against running for President. He campaigns vigorously for Taft, who easily wins his second term. Woodrow Wilson never becomes President. How does this rewrite the 20th Century and today?
  • FRistory: What If In History ...

    04/08/2018 7:30:03 AM PDT · by Eagles Field · 106 replies
    4-8-18 | Eagles Field
    It’s 1864, The South has won the Civil War. How does this change the pages of history?
  • YES, “ISLAM IS PART OF OUR HISTORY”... but hardly in the way that European elites claim.

    04/06/2018 7:40:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 04/06/2018 | Raymond Ibrahim
    European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans recently chaired a roundtable with ten Muslim imams from six EU Member States (Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy and The Netherlands). Afterwards Timmermans announced that “the Commission is strongly committed to promoting diversity in Europe. Islam is part of our history, Islam is part of our present and Islam will be part of our future.” Such assertions are as true as the assumptions they are based on—and whether such assumptions are grounded in historical facts or fictions. In prefacing his claims about Islam’s historic role in Europe by saying “the Commission is strongly committed...
  • yes, “islam is part of our history”

    04/06/2018 3:56:44 AM PDT · by SJackson · 40 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 2018-04-06 | Raymond Ibrahim
    ... but hardly in the way that European elites claim. Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans recently chaired a roundtable with ten Muslim imams from six EU Member States (Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy and The Netherlands).  Afterwards Timmermans announced that “the Commission is strongly committed to promoting diversity in Europe. Islam is part of our history, Islam is part of our present and Islam will be part of our future.”  Such assertions are as true as the assumptions they are based on—and whether such assumptions are grounded...
  • Ike Places Ark. National Guard Under Army Control; U.S. Troops Guard Negroes Entering School

    04/04/2018 7:18:41 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 13 replies
    The Crimson ^ | Sept 25, 1957 | AP
    LITTLE ROCK--Paratroopers from the Army's famed 101st Airborne Division took up stations around Central High School Tuesday night, scene of disorders resulting from efforts to integrate Negro pupils in the school. The force, said to number 500, split--one group going to the high school and the other to Little Rock's National Guard armory. A number of Negro paratroopers were seen in convey trucks. The troops, stationed at Ft. Campbell, Ky. were flown to Little Rock after President Eisenhower federalized the Arkansas National Guard and authorized use of regular troops to enforce federal school intgration orders. Federalizing of the Arkansas National...
  • EU Official: Islam Is Part of Our History, Present, and Future

    04/02/2018 10:36:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/01/2018 | Robert Spencer
    Last Wednesday, European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans hosted a roundtable with imams from Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, and The Netherlands. He had a message for them that they doubtlessy welcomed: “The Commission is strongly committed to promoting diversity in Europe. Islam is part of our history, Islam is part of our present and Islam will be part of our future.” There is no doubt that Timmermans’ statement is true, but not quite in the way he meant. Timmermans did hint that he was aware Europe might not travel a smooth and placid path to the glorious multicultural future:...
  • The Importance of the Resurrection

    03/31/2018 4:48:08 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 11 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | March 31, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    By Philip Cottraux Since I upload blogs every Saturday, I usually write my yearly Easter messages between Good Friday and Easter. This often gives me the unique opportunity to focus on both the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. The two are inseparable from one another as the central point of Christianity. This year, I want to focus on why the resurrection itself is more than just absolutely important to our faith; it is our faith. Unfortunately, Christians today are far too divided over secondary issues. The starkest example is the raging debate over the age of the earth. While evolutionists...
  • Excluding presidents, which five Americans should every US student learn about?

    03/24/2018 6:31:14 AM PDT · by MNDude · 115 replies
    I was recently walking through the hall of a Minnesota Elementary School and the walls we're all filled with huge pictures and quotes of Muslim women, Or Hispanic labor leaders. I of course was not happy to see the propaganda. But I was wondering who it would be good to have instead. So in your opinion, excluding presidents, which 5 Americans do you think every student should learn about?
  • Will: Infrastructure spending won’t transform America

    03/16/2018 1:02:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 52 replies
    The San Jose Mercury News ^ | February 16, 2018 | George F. Will
    “MASON CITY: To get there you follow Highway 58, going northeast out of the city, and it is a good highway and new.” — Robert Penn Warren, “All the King’s Men” (1946) WASHINGTON — Appropriately, Warren began the best book about American populism, his novel based on Huey Long’s Louisiana career, with a rolling sentence about a road. Time was, infrastructure — roads, especially — was a preoccupation of populists, who were mostly rural and needed roads to get products to market, and for travel to neighbors and towns, which assuaged loneliness. Today, there is no comparably sympathetic constituency clamoring...