Category Archives: Biographies and Selected Persons

President George Washington’s Birthday 2016

It was cold. It was wet. Yet George Washington was leading, and not from behind. He was a brave man. Ever in the thick of it. Seemingly unafraid.

A true leader.

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Justice Antonin Scalia: May He Rest in Peace

AntoninScalia - CopyJustice Antonin Scalia was a good man. You can see it in his eyes.

Not only was he a good man, but he was also blessed with a superior legal mind. His respect for the rule of law and the spirit as well as the letter of the Constitution made him a great man.

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Republican President Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday

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Happy Birthday to Republican President Abraham Lincoln!

As we all know, no longer is this day honored in the many states with a declared holiday. Lesser men have decided to combine Honest Abe’s birthday celebration with the commemoration of George Washington’s birthday. They have renamed it and re-purposed it as President’s Day, which is this coming Monday.

Honest Abe was the very first (and let us fiercely hope not the last) Republican president.

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Happy 100th Birthday, Ol’ Blue Eyes!!

Frank Sinatra, Ol’ Blue Eyes, would have been 100 years old today.

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O’Reilly Goes There Again

Why is Bill O’Reilly bringing this up again? The video clip (above) comes from this very week of O’Reilly’s television program. Once again, sans evidence, O’Reilly claims that Barack Obama was born in the USA. (Oh, and the UN says red meat causes cancer and global warming.)

Oddly, enough, Rush Limbaugh recently opined that he doesn’t believe that Joe Biden is truly out of the presidential race because there are a lot of skeletons in the closets of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama that might still be “leaked.” Hmm.

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It’s Real, and It’s Spectacular! The Donald’s Hair, That Is.

At a recent campaign appearance, the irrepressible Donald Trump, in response to rumors that he wears a toupee, called a woman onto the stage and asked her to authenticate his hair.

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Words of Wisdom About Our Beloved Republic

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Frank Capra

In a recent issue of Imprimis, Professor John Marini of the University of Nevada, Reno, wrote about filmmaker Frank Capra and “his” America. Marini’s article provides us with some pertinent words of wisdom:

. . . when they [U.S. citizens of 1858] look through the old Declaration of Independence they find that those old men [our Founding Fathers] say that “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,” and then they feel that that moral sentiment taught in that day evidences their relation to those men, that it is the father of all moral principles in them, and that they have a right to claim it as though they were blood of the blood, and flesh of the flesh of the men who wrote that Declaration, and so they are. That is the electric cord in that Declaration that links the hearts of patriotic and liberty-loving men together, that will link those patriotic hearts as long as the love of freedom exists in the minds of men throughout the world.    Abraham Lincoln

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