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  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    07/20/2018 7:57:26 PM PDT · by donaldo · 72 replies
    Forty-nine years ago today: "Houston. Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed." Neil Armstrong. Photos of the Lunar Module, LM, pronounced LEM. The Command Module had to retract the LM from Apollo's third stage on the way to the moon. The LM consisted of a descent and ascent stage. No need for a aerodynamic design as the moon has no atmosphere. Hard to believe 12 men walked on the moon and all came home safely.
  • Vanity: On the Silver Anniversary of His Death, The Vince Foster Case Is Still Officially Unsolved

    07/20/2018 3:25:54 PM PDT · by justiceseeker93 · 41 replies
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    In retrospect, the events surrounding the Foster homicide showed the overwhelming power of the Deep State to cover up a shocking crime which occurred 25 years ago today. They simply called it a "suicide" and left it at that. The credible evidence overwhelmingly suggested "homicide," yet no perp nor perps were ever brought to justice. No perps of a serious crime brought to justice? Sounds familiar?
  • 25 years ago today, Vince Foster found dead in Fort Mercy Park

    07/20/2018 4:28:26 AM PDT · by Tell It Right · 35 replies
    25 years ago today, Vince Foster found dead in Fort Mercy Park
  • One Hundred Years Since the Murder of the Russian Royal Family

    07/17/2018 7:19:04 AM PDT · by NRx · 28 replies
    Anotther City ^ | 07-17-2018 | Alfred Kentigern Siewers
    Last picture of the Russian Royal Family before their martyrdom by the Bolsheviks. July 17, 2018, marks the centennial of the killing of the Russian royal family.On that date a hundred years ago, the last tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, his wife the tsarina Alexandra, their five children and four retainers, were ushered into a basement in the city of Yekaterinburg in the early hours of the morning, for an execution that would mark a turning point in history.The family, by all accounts pious and loving and known for personal works of charity, had suffered months of humiliation at...
  • Union And Confederate Soldiers Return To Gettysburg On 50th Anniversary

    07/01/2018 9:11:36 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 93 replies
    Twitter ^ | 06/30/18 | Michael Beschloss
    Union and Confederate soldiers return to Gettysburg on 50th anniversary of Civil War battle that began 155 years ago tomorrow:    
  • GOP baseball team coach says Trump plans to attend game on anniversary of shooting

    06/14/2018 2:15:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    MSN ^ | 6/13/18 | Luis Sanchez
    The coach for the Republican congressional baseball team asked President Trump to attend the annual game on Thursday, the anniversary of last year's shooting that wounded Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and several others. "I asked him to come, I guess it was last week, I was over at the Oval Office. He said, 'I'll be there,'" Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) told The Associated Press. Last June, a gunman attacked GOP lawmakers as they practiced for the annual charity game. Scalise was badly wounded and underwent multiple surgeries as part of his recovery.
  • D-Day June 6, 1944 : As it Happened (it started last night BST)

    06/06/2018 4:17:29 PM PDT · by John S Mosby · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail 20114 ^ | 6:00PM BST 06 Jun 2014 | | Richard Preston & Ben Hazell
    Timeline of the D-Day landings of 6th June 1944 hour by hour as events unfolded on the day
  • After year of investigation, Trump can rightly claim some vindication

    05/19/2018 7:50:58 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/19/18 10:00 | Jonathan Turley
    It was called “Crossfire Hurricane,” the FBI counterintelligence operation that targeted Trump figures as part of the investigation into possible campaign ties to Russia. It was a poignant choice of a Rolling Stones song, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” that describes a man “born in a crossfire hurricane” who “howled at the morning driving rain.” It could be an apt description of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. After a year of media denials of his claims of surveillance targeting his campaign, Trump can legitimately claim some vindication. Indeed, with his rising poll numbers, the president must feel, in the words of the song,...
  • On 70th anniversary, Netanyahu says Israel’s light will beat enemies’ ‘darkness’

    04/20/2018 6:51:02 AM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 3 replies
    Breaking Christian News ^ | 4/18/2018 | Michael Bachner
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a fiery address at a torch-lighting ceremony marking Israel’s 70th Independence Day, declared that the Jewish state is becoming a “world power” and said its light will overcome its 'enemies' "darkness." “We’re turning Israel into a rising world power,” Netanyahu said at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem before lighting a torch on behalf of all the governments of Israel since the founding of the state.
  • Branch Davidian tragedy sparked government suspicion that still haunts us 25 years later

    04/19/2018 10:00:35 AM PDT · by BBell · 62 replies
    https://www.dallasnews.com/ ^ | 4/19/18 | Lee Hancock
    WACO — The fire rose above the Texas prairie like a portent, an inferno consuming David Koresh and more than 70 of his followers in the Branch Davidian compound. Koresh's personal apocalypse was televised live worldwide just after noon on April 19, 1993. Questions about what went wrong began to mount before the ashes were cool. How could a 33-year-old ninth-grade dropout convince so many people that he was the Lamb and God had willed this terrible end - nurses and teachers, a postman and a Harvard-educated lawyer, Australians and Brits, New Zealanders and an Argentinian-born Israeli Jew? Above all,...
  • 1340 PERISH AS TITANIC SINKS; ONLY 886, MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN, RESCUED

    04/16/2018 7:14:32 AM PDT · by NRx · 31 replies
    Library of Congress ^ | April 16, 1912 | NY Tribune
    SURVIVORS EIGHT HOURS IN BOATS- CROWDS BESIEGE WHITE STAR OFFICE- Wireless From Olympic's Captain Gives News and Weeping Women gather at White Star Offices to Learn Fate of Relatives- Vincent Astor Seeks News- On Early Bulletin Two of Straus Family Started for Halifax to Meet Mr. And Mrs. Isidor Straus. Line Officials Only Able to Tell Inquirers That but 675 of 2200 Were Saved- No Word From Virginian or Parisian Which Vice-President Franklin Hopes Saved Others- Disaster Greatest in History if Hope is Unfounded- Captain Believed to Have Gone Down at His Post of Duty
  • 'White American Bible Belt' Often Worshiped Racism and Called It Jesus Christ, Says Russell Moore

    04/06/2018 7:58:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/04/2018 | Michael Gryboski
    Often in history, the "White American Bible Belt" paid homage to racism while calling it "Jesus Christ," according to prominent evangelical Russell Moore. Delivering a speech at the MLK 50 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday, Moore drew a parallel between America's struggle for racial equality and the ancient Israelites being told to choose between serving God or serving Baal. "Time and time again, when told they could not serve both, the people of God tragically often chose to worship Baal but to rename him God," said Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. "And...
  • The Right Should Never Cede MLK to the Left

    04/04/2018 12:02:15 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 25 replies
    Vanity | April 4, 2018 | Behind the Blue Wall
    On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, if you can indulge me a quick soapbox about the political use and abuse of his legacy. I'm not going to argue that MLK was exclusively a man of the right. He wasn't and his legacy isn't. Most of us know of his too close for comfort associations with Communists, as well as the extent to which some of his ideals and rhetoric veered off into leftist territory, particular in his later (and less successful) years. But there is far too much that is valuable about...
  • Woman Allegedly Beats Husband for Forgetting Anniversary

    03/23/2018 7:40:28 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 66 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | March 23, 2018 | Brandon Lopez
    Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned – and that proved true after a woman in central Florida beat her husband after he allegedly forgot their wedding anniversary. According to Pasco County sheriffs, Carol Stone, 35, smacked the victim several times on his head and face area, leaving red marks on his face, along with minor scratches to his neck and chest. The victim provided video of the incident to police, which he recorded on his cell phone. Police said it shows Stone beating the victim. When sheriff’s deputies interviewed Stone, she admitted to beating him because he forgot...
  • ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ is horribly frightening: 1968 review(released 50 years ago, this summer)

    03/07/2018 11:12:12 AM PST · by simpson96 · 75 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 6/11/2015 | Kathleen Carroll
    Right to its bitter end, there is no escaping “Rosemary’s Baby.” On film Ira Levin’s best selling novel is as horribly frightening as it was on paper. Few people could put Levin’s book down. By the same token, viewers of the movie at the Criterion and Loew’s Tower East Theatres will find themselves compelled to see it through. It is that tantalizing a shocker. The subject matter is peculiarly repugnant. It is witchcraft, not as practiced in Salem or the like, but as taken seriously in our very own city. The setting is an apartment house modeled after those venerable...
  • March 5 is the anniversary of Winston Churchill's 1946 Iron Curtain speech

    03/05/2018 4:43:53 AM PST · by harpygoddess · 13 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 03/04/2018 | Harpygoddess
    March 5th is the anniversary of Winston Churchill's epoch-making "iron curtain" speech in 1946, at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri - the most famous acknowledgement of the existence of a "Cold War" between Russia and the West, which put an end to the alliance that defeated the Nazis in World War II. The Cold War, which would often became quite hot in places like Korea and Vietnam - and damn near led to a nuclear exchange during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962 - continued for 45 years until the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. "From Stettin in...
  • On this day in 1945, one of the most reproduced and parodied photos in history was taken

    02/23/2018 5:42:39 PM PST · by Saint X · 40 replies
    U.S. Naval Institute ^ | February 23, 2018 | U.S. Naval institute
    Photographer Joe Rosenthal admitted that when he took a shot of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima’s Mt. Suribachi on Feb. 23, 1945, he had no idea that he had captured something extraordinary. He was setting up for a different shot when he spotted the group of men planting the flag and quickly took a snap without even looking through the viewfinder. The chance photo would become iconic overnight and go on to win the Pulitzer Prize.
  • This Day in History: George Washington’s much-needed victory at Trenton

    12/26/2017 8:20:07 PM PST · by iowamark · 12 replies
    TaraRoss.com ^ | 12/26/17
    On this day in 1776, General George Washington wins the Battle of Trenton. 1776 had been a difficult year! The victory provided a much-needed morale boost. As discussed in yesterday’s post, the first weeks in December found Washington and British General William Howe on opposite sides of the Delaware River. As the weather deteriorated, Howe had decided to go into winter quarters. Washington, instead, decided to make a difficult crossing across the Delaware. His plan was to arrive at Trenton at 5 a.m., well before sunrise, so he could launch a surprise attack. Instead, Washington’s men arrived at Trenton at...
  • George Washington resigns his Commission . December 23, 1783

    12/22/2017 11:44:31 PM PST · by Nateman · 35 replies
    Free Republic ^ | dec 23 2017 | Nateman
    Today is the anniversary of a day all but forgotten. On this day , Dec 23 1783 , Washington resigned his commission. It would be as if Alexander the Great simply walked from his empire after having won everything.  "They wanted me to be another Washington," said the defeated Napoleon. King George III of England said "If he does that, he will be the greatest man in the world.". To find a similar example one has to go all the way to 458 BC. Lucius Quintus Cincinnati after his victory as Rome’s emergency dictator simply went back to his farm. As Good as...
  • On this date in 1864

    12/21/2017 1:58:38 PM PST · by Bull Snipe · 117 replies
    President Abraham Lincoln received this telegram from General William T. Sherman "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the City of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns and plenty of ammunition, also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton."