Category Archives: US Constitution

On This Day in History: 1931: “The Star-Spangled Banner” becomes official

President Herbert Hoover signs a congressional act making “The Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States. On September 14, 1814, Francis Scott Key composed the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” after witnessing the massive overnight British bombardment … Continue reading

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On this day in history, December 6th

1865: Slavery in the United States was officially abolished when the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirteenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

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Monday January 28th, 2013 On Sunday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill that allows those such as undocumented immigrants to receive a temporary driver’s licenses after residing in Illinois for more than a year. Quinn said “this … Continue reading

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Defiance Against Tyranny :: Jan Morgan Media

When Xerxes I of Persia demanded that the Spartans lay down their arms and surrender at the Battle of Thermopylae, King Leonidas I responded with defiance, “Molon labe”, “come and take!”. While Leonidas’ 300 could not stand forever against this … Continue reading

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Basic History: When People Are Disarmed, They Become Slaves

If there is just one lesson we are to learn from history, it is that an armed people are a free people, and that tyrants begin their rule by disarming their subjects. Gun control is the first step from citizenry … Continue reading

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The 3 Myths Obama Uses to Bully on the Debt Ceiling

The 3 Myths Obama Uses to Bully on the Debt Ceiling by William Bigelow 13 Jan 2013, 3:50 AM PDT In a clearly articulated, illuminating piece in Friday’s Wall Street Journal, authors David B. Rivkin and Lee A. Casey convincingly … Continue reading

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