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  • Why Cursive Should Be Taught In School(and perhaps why it is not)

    09/27/2015 5:35:19 AM PDT · by knarf · 118 replies
    The Tudor Tutor | September 27, 2015 | knarf
  • Huntington Bank discovers original checks signed by Lincoln, Washington, Edison, Twain and others

    01/15/2012 12:07:29 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | Teresa Dixon Murray
    Huntington Bank discovers original checks signed by Lincoln, Washington, Edison, Twain and others (photo gallery) President Abraham Lincoln made out this First National Bank printed check to "self" for $800 on April 13, 1865, two days before he died. BROOKLYN -- Dozens of personal checks -- some 150 to 200 years old and signed by the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, George Washington and Thomas Edison - have been unearthed by Huntington Bank. Some of the historic checks, all signed by U.S. presidents, were unveiled Tuesday and are on display at Huntington's newest branch in Brooklyn. The display is...
  • Liberate the Letter! (George Washington on Religious Tolerance)

    07/11/2011 1:09:09 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 9 replies
    The Jewish Daily Forward ^ | 15 July 2011 issue | Editorial Staff
    When Ron Chernow was travelling the country last year to talk about his new biography of George Washington, he was often asked about Washington’s 1790 letter to the Jews of Newport, R.I. — the one that famously promised that the United States government would give “to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.” “There were very few speeches that I made where people didn’t ask about that letter,” Chernow recalled. “I can vouch for the fact that there’s tremendous curiosity out there.” He’s curious, too. Even though Chernow spent six years reading through Washington’s papers to research his book, and...
  • 3 PARTS: Congratulations America / Countdown to Socialism / Satan’s Strongest Weapon

    03/07/2003 6:20:02 AM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 16 replies · 1,218+ views
    Restoring America ^ | August 2001 | Joe Larson
    3 PARTS:Congratulations AmericaCountdown to Socialism in AmericaSatan's Strongest Weapon Congratulations America The following is the first in a three-part series written by our Chairman, Joe Larson. Mr. Larson intents this series to be a wake-up call for America’s Christian Men – men who have long been asleep at the wheel. His words may be bruising, but his message is a blessing. – webmaster Part One of Three - Congratulations America: Today there are over 10,000 openly Marxist professors and thousands of Humanist professors controlling the universities and colleges that produce America’s teachers and other professionals. Varying forms of Marxist-Humanism are...