This Day In History October 23, 1832 – The People Of Texas Mean To Govern Themselves

  This Day In U.S. History October 23, 1832 – Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness – Texian political delegates convened at San Felipe de Austin to petition for changes in the governance of Mexican Texas.   Mexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to Texas during the period between 1821 …

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Quote: George Washington Carver


Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. –George Washington Carver   Image credit angellee2066’s Bucket/AUTUMN WALLPAPER

This Day In U.S. History October 22, 1777 – The Battle of Red Bank, Fort Mercer, New Jersy – Attempted Revenge For Trenton Results In Hessian Humiliation

  1777 – Early in the Revolution in a chain of failed battles against the British, the American Patriots this day win a battle against a superior German Hessian force at Fort Mercer along the banks of the Delaware River, New Jersey. With support from six British man-of-war in the river the fort is attacked …

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This Day In U.S. History October 21, 1797 – The USS Constitution Is Launched – A Living Legend Still Sails

USS Constitution

  1797 – TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO THE USS CONSTITUTION IS LAUNCHED THIS DAY, NAMED BY GEORGE WASHINGTON AFTER THE U.S. CONSTITUTION – A LIVING LEGEND   This Day In U.S. History October 21, 1797 – A Living Legend in the U.S. Navy: In Boston Harbor, the 44-gun United States Navy frigate USS …

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Breitbart: USCIS Solicitation ‘Startling Confirmation of the Crisis Facing Our Republic’

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) warns of the crises executive amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants represents to the Republic.   His (Obama’s) planned executive immigration order will nullify the immigration laws of the United States and its sovereign people” Sessions: USCIS Solicitation ‘Startling Confirmation of the Crisis Facing Our Republic’. How do American’s protect themselves …

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This Day In U.S. History October 21, 1774 – First Liberty Flag Flown In The American Colonies Following A Decade Of British Tax And Punitive Acts

The first flag to represent any dissention amongst the Colonies, this flag was raised in the town of Taunton, Massachusetts as a symbol of the colonies frustration and unwillingness to be persecuted.  The flag was the first in a series that would warn the British that the Colonies were a force to be reckoned with, and would not accept the any loss of their rights or freedom.  The bold words “Liberty and Union” reflect the original sentiment of the Colonists, which was to be treated as equal citizens of the British Empire, (“No taxation with representation!”) rather then be excluded from it.


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Daily Quote – Benjamin Franklin

Faith, Strength & Transformation

Great faith is not gained until it is needed.   PSALM 23 A psalm of David 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, 3 He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for His name’s …

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This Day In History October 18, 1775 – The Burning Of Falmouth, Maine – Fanning The Flames Of Revolution

  This Day In History October 18, 1775, six months after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, while under siege in Boston, the British attack, bombard and burn the city of Falmouth, Massachusetts (modern Portland, Maine) during a campaign of retaliation along the New England coast for the nascent uprising in the Colonies. British Admiralty …

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This Day In History October 17 – Three Remarkable Events In The History Of Liberty

  This Day In History October 17 – The History of Liberty – 539 BC Cyrus the Great captures Babylon releasing the Jews from 70 years of exile, 1777 the Battle of Saratoga British John Burgoyne surrenders his army to the Americans a turning point in the American Revolution, and 1781 British Gen. Cornwallis surrenders …

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“America” the Trailer

A new movie “America” by filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza emphasizing what is good about America, and taking head on the Progressive, liberal view that the U.S. is based on theft and plunder. The film is set to be released around July 4, 2014.

American Spirit & Heritage – Appalachian Dulcimer & Music

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of America’s traditional songs and music have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies, hymns and traditional instruments reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, joys, travails, …

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Obamacare: The Increasingly Onerous Power To Tax And Regulate The Lives Of Americans

  21 new taxes accompany Obamacare A current article at Forbes Magazine highlights the poorly understood new taxes, 21 of them that accompany Obamacare. The largest tax is a sales tax for simply purchasing the now Federally mandated and enforced healthcare insurance, adding further burden to individuals and businesses during an economic recession. And most …

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This Day In History January 5, 1781 – Now traitor Benedict Arnold burns Richmond, Virginia to the ground

  This Day In History January 5, 1781: American Struggle For Independence And Self-Determination: Benedict Arnold captures and destroys Richmond, Virginia. Gen. Washington had warned the governor of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson, of imminent invasion; nonetheless, Jefferson was ill-prepared and doubtful of initial reports that British ships were sailing into the Chesapeake Bay.       …

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This Day In History October 20, 1881 – American Revolution: Ft. Ticonderoga Sermon & Prayer Compel Patriots To Fight The Righteous Fight

      This Day In History October 20, 1781 – American Struggle For Independence: Rev. William McKay gives a sermon at Ft. Ticonderoga admonishing the Patriots to be strong, brave and fight for the cause of Independence and Liberty, a spiritual-political message common amongst many religious leaders at the birth of the Nation   …

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Be Silent And The Rocks Will Cry Out

  ‘2016: Obama’s America’ to Screen at Churches Before DVD Release In possible defiance of an IRS code, churches are licensing a movie critical of Obama and showing it to their congregants.       A hit documentary film challenging President Obama will be screened in tax-exempt churches, whether the IRS likes it or not. …

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This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Revolution: The Continental Navy is formed

  This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Struggle For Independence: The Continental Congress authorizes the first American naval force, the Continental Navy   On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress authorizes construction and administration of the first American naval force—the precursor to the United States Navy. Since the outbreak of open …

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Early American’s Charge ~ Joseph Story (Supreme Court Justice) 1779 – 1845: Teach American Youth Their Noble Inheritance, Their History, Their Sacred Duty

  “Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance…”   “Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings and blood of their ancestors; and capable, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial blessings …

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This Day In History July 7, 1777 – American Revolution: Battle of Hubbardton, Vermont – British and German Hessians surprise attack Patriots retreating from Ft. Ticonderoga

  The Green Mountain Boys, the Massachusetts militia and Colonel Nathan Hale’s forces stave off the European oppressors at a sanguineous cost, while main Patriot force moves safely south and future victories.   On this day in 1777, British and Patriot forces in the Saratoga campaign engage in the only battle fought in Vermont territory …

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Sunrise At Washington Monument – Laus Deo

  The Washington Monument capstone inscription “LAUS DEO – PRAISE BE TO GOD”. A reminder of the Presence that has always been in Washington DC, indeed at the Founding of the Nation, that needs to be powerfully reemphasized.     On the aluminum cap atop the Washington Monument in Washington, DC are two words: Laus …

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