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  • Washingtons Army

    Valley Forge: Diary of Albigence Waldo (1777-1778)

    ~ by James Still ~ Albigence Waldo was an army surgeon at Valley Forge. Disease, especially smallpox, was one of the most dangerous enemies for Washington’s army. John Adams noted, “Disease has destroyed Ten Men for Us, where the Sword of the Enemy has killed …

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  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge (1777-1778)

    ~ by James Still ~ On December 19, 1777, one day after America’s First National Thanksgiving, Washington’s army marched into Valley Forge to begin preparations for winter camp. Valley Forge, named after an iron forge on Valley Creek, was about 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia, …

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  • Thanksgiving

    First National Thanksgiving (1777)

    ~ By James Still ~ In the fall of 1777, American and British forces engaged in two battles near Saratoga, NY. After suffering heavy losses, the British army fled to Saratoga and surrendered when surrounded by additional American forces. In recognition of this victory, Congress …

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  • Martyr's Park in Dallas, Texas

    Dallas’ Lee Park Gutted and Martyr’s Park Desolate

    Context: On September 15, 2017, the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was removed from Lee Park, Dallas, Texas, and became the latest in a series of Confederate monuments disappearing from cities across America this summer and fall.   News of the Great Fire that …

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  • The Marquis De Lafayette

    Marquis de Lafayette: America loved Lafayette (1834)

    ~ by James Still ~ Marquis de Lafayette served passionately during America’s Revolution. Along with Benjamin Franklin, Lafayette helped to obtain France’s involvement in our Revolution. Lafayette also helped secure a victory at Yorktown. During his final visit to America in 1824, Lafayette became the …

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  • ar 15 isis spread weapons

    Keeping Guns Out of the Hands of ISIS – One Possible Approach

    In order to stop the threat of ISIS in Southeast Asia, the US government must take measures to cut off ISIS’ access to firearms from the United States. A few days ago, Reuters reported that the Trump administration is preparing legislation that would make it …

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  • Harvey Texans Helping Each Other

    When The State Disappears, People Band Together

    One of the most common criticisms made of our belief in a small state, and limited government power, is that “in practice” it just wouldn’t work. This is a very convenient argument for those on the liberal left to make, because it is almost completely …

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  • Marquis De Lafayette

    Marquis de Lafayette: Lafayette loved America (1777)

    ~ by James Still ~ Marquis de Lafayette was born into French nobility and inherited a large family fortune at the age of 14. At the age of 19, and against the will of the King of France, Lafayette used his own money to secure …

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  • Monumental Errors

    Monumental Errors

    The News You may have noticed recently an unprecedented volume of news items about the destruction of Civil War monuments.  An outsider would just assume that these monuments are recent additions to the American landscape and that the general population was not consulted before they …

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  • Imagine

    Imagine

    In October of 1971, just one month after being released on a vinyl album, John Lennon released the song “Imagine” as a single.  Although it never achieved the coveted #1 spot on the charts in the U.S.A., it was critically acclaimed, not only as John …

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