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  • Who is Robert Maxwell ?

    07/10/2020 3:57:55 AM PDT · by FRinCanada2 · 18 replies
    Your own research | Whenever | Yourself
    In July 2020, Maxwell's youngest child, daughter Ghislaine Maxwell, was arrested and charged with six federal crimes, including transportation of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity and conspiracy to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, allegedly arising out of her operation of a sex-trafficking ring with Jeffrey Epstein.[64]
  • Ringing of the Liberty Bell (to call the citizens to hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence)

    07/09/2020 8:55:52 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    American Minute ^ | July 8, 2020 | Bill Federer
    The Pennsylvania Assembly ordered it to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Quaker leader William Penn founding the Colony in 1701 and writing the Charter of Privileges. Quakers were the first and strongest voices to end slavery.  In 1751, Pennsylvania's Assembly declared a "Year of Jubilee" and commissioned the bell to be put in the Philadelphia State House. Speaker Isaac Norris read the Leviticus chapter 25 verse 10: "And ye shall make hallow the fiftieth year, and PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND unto all the inhabitants thereof; it shall be a jubilee." "Jubilee" in the Israelite calendar was, after...
  • The 1776 Project

    07/06/2020 6:33:56 AM PDT · by daydreamer · 10 replies
    The 1776 Project website ^ | 2020 | Multiple scholars at
    THE 1776 UNITES CAMPAIGN “1776” is an assembly of independent voices who uphold our country’s authentic founding virtues and values and challenge those who assert America is forever defined by its past failures, such as slavery. We seek to offer alternative perspectives that celebrate the progress America has made on delivering its promise of equality and opportunity and highlight the resilience of its people. Our focus is on solving problems. We do this in the spirit of 1776, the date of America’s true founding.
  • Its Getting Better All The Time.

    07/04/2020 3:30:07 PM PDT · by JAG 5000 · 9 replies
    JAG 5000
    ITS GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME , , , On a cheerful note I am rereading a book titled "Its Getting Better All The Time: 100 Greatest Trends Of The Last 100 Years, by Stephen Moore and Julian Simon. Here are a couple of comments from the blurbs: "A refreshing breath of optimism and sanity amidst all the gloom and doom."__John Stossel ABC News ________ "This book is so chock full of good news that it's virtually guaranteed to cheer up even the clinically depressed. Moore and Simon dismantle the doomsday pessimism that's still so commonplace in academia and the...
  • Numerous studies by dozens of scientists show that masks and social distancing have no effect.

    To repeat the overall conclusion: neither a mask of any sort nor ordinary social distancing are effective at all in preventing you from catching a viral infection. Not. One. Bit. Effective.
  • Will Mount Rushmore/Trump fireworks tonight be televised/live-streamed? (Sorry for the vanity, but we need to watch)

    07/03/2020 9:13:24 AM PDT · by rintintin · 35 replies
    This celebration should be inspiring. Will it be broadcast?
  • On Behalf Of Environmentalists, I Apologize For The Climate Scare

    06/29/2020 7:47:02 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 60 replies
    Environmental Progress ^ | 6-29-2020 | Michael Shellenberger
    On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over the last 30 years. Climate change is happening. It’s just not the end of the world. It’s not even our most serious environmental problem. I may seem like a strange person to be saying all of this. I have been a climate activist for 20 years and an environmentalist for 30. But as an energy expert asked by Congress to provide objective expert testimony, and invited by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to serve as Expert Reviewer of its next...
  • Journalists Tries Debunking Trump But Accidentally PROVES democrat Cities Are Trash

    06/27/2020 10:52:27 PM PDT · by tbw2 · 11 replies
    Tim Pool's Tim Cast ^ | 06/28/2020 | Tim Pool
    Democrats in the press tried to publish an article challenging Trump's claim that Democrat cities are more violent. They accidentally proved him right.
  • The Legend of the Proslavery Constitution

    06/26/2020 7:35:34 AM PDT · by Pelham · 60 replies
    Law & Liberty ^ | JUNE 26, 2020 | Jason Ross
    Historians today speak of the “proslavery Constitution” and “antislavery constitutionalism”; they almost never speak of the “antislavery Constitution” or of “proslavery constitutionalism.” This fact is a testament to the profound success of the critique of the Constitution leveled by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison. In his condemnation of the Constitution as proslavery, his resort to Madison’s “Notes from the Constitutional Convention” to demonstrate this case, and his rejection of the Constitution’s authority—all punctuated by his dramatic burning of that document during a Fourth of July address—Garrison has set the terms within which subsequent historical debate on the relationship between the Constitution...
  • The Southern Manifesto of 1956 (99 Democrats & two Republicans from Virginia)

    06/20/2020 3:57:07 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    History.House ^ | 6/21/20
    On this date, Howard Smith of Virginia, chairman of the House Rules Committee, introduced the Southern Manifesto in a speech on the House Floor. Formally titled the “Declaration of Constitutional Principles,” it was signed by 82 Representatives and 19 Senators—roughly one-fifth of the membership of Congress and all from states that had once composed the Confederacy. It marked a moment of southern defiance against the Supreme Court’s 1954 landmark Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka (KS) decision, which determined that separate school facilities for black and white school children were inherently unequal. The Manifesto attacked Brown as an...
  • Mondale Leads Reagan In Trial Heat For The Presidency

    06/19/2020 9:04:53 AM PDT · by Bogle · 23 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | January 24, 1983 | The Harris Survey
    "In a trial heat for the 1984 presidential election, former Vice President Walter Mondale is now leading President Ronald Reagan by a 53-44 percent margin...."
  • Roof Koreans: How Civilians Defended Koreatown from Racist Violence During the 1992 LA Riots

    06/18/2020 12:50:56 PM PDT · by ammodotcom · 10 replies ^ | 6-18-2020 |
    The riots of the spring of 2020 are far from without precedent in the United States. Indeed, they seem to happen once a generation at least. The 1992 Los Angeles Riots are such an example of these “generational riots.” And while most people know about the riots, less known – though quite well known at the time – were the phenomenon of the so-called “Roof Koreans.” The Roof Koreans were spontaneous self-defense forces organized by the Korean community of Los Angeles, primarily centered in Koreatown, in response to violent and frequently racist attacks on their communities and businesses by primarily...
  • Windflier is on the Memorial Wall

    06/17/2020 2:04:33 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 36 replies
    FR | 6/17/2020 | self
    We know he is in Heaven and away from all this mayhem. Resting in peace God bless him. He is greatly missed.
  • Need Detailed List of Leftist Terrorism in US

    06/16/2020 7:26:07 PM PDT · by EileenEulich · 9 replies
    Need Detailed List of Leftist Terrorism in US - I use to have a pretty definitive list with details, but no more
  • The Real Meaning Of The Term Quisling

    06/16/2020 3:35:03 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 3 replies
    Banned Video ^ | 06/16/20
    Vidkun Quisling and the origins of the term 'Quisling' and how it came to represent the current elites attempting to sell out their countries and people to a globalist engineered collapse. 
  • George Orwell's "1984" and doublethink

    06/09/2020 11:27:56 AM PDT · by gspurlock · 22 replies
    I just did a quick search on the term "doublethink" and it turns out that, for some surprising reason, George Orwell's "1984" is a best seller again. I seem to recall that in the book, it said that the purpose of doublethink was that if a person held two conflicting thoughts or beliefs, that it rendered the person unable to make a decision or take an action on that topic because of the simultaneous contradicting information. It was purposeful to keep the population mentally docile and to prevent rebellion. Yet, when I looked up the term and read several articles...

    06/02/2020 10:13:25 PM PDT · by freedomlover · 35 replies
    Shameless Ava ity | Today | ME
    Just sayin’
  • Atheists in Praise of Christianity?

    05/19/2020 6:56:41 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 9 replies
    The Stream ^ | May 19, 2020 | Jonathon van Maren
    Atheists in Praise of Christianity? If the West had not become Christian, historian Tom Holland writes, “no one would have gotten woke.” Historian Tom Holland is known primarily as a storyteller of the ancient world. Thus, his new book Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World, came as something of a surprise for several reasons. First, Tom Holland is not a Christian. Second, Holland’s book is one of the most ambitious historical defenses of Christianity in a very long time.While studying the ancient world, Holland writes, he realized something. Simply, the ancients were cruel, and their values utterly foreign...
  • The Spanish Flu: The Greatest Pandemic of the 20th Century

    05/11/2020 9:51:35 PM PDT · by Bratch · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 7, 2020 | Simon Whistler
    The Spanish Flu: The Greatest Pandemic of the 20th Century
  • Chairman Schiff Opening Statement at House Intelligence Committee Hearing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller [Flashback - 2019]

    05/08/2020 8:45:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) ^ | July 24, 2019 | by Rep. Adam Schiff
    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered the following statement during the Committee’s hearing, “Former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election”. Below are the remarks, as prepared: At the outset and on behalf of my colleagues, I want to thank you, Special Counsel Mueller, for a lifetime of service to the country. Your report, for those who have taken the time to study it, is methodical and it is devastating, for it tells the story of a...