Posted in History Military

Saving Washington

On this day in 1814, legend holds first lady Dolley Madison saves a portrait of George Washington from being looted and destroyed by British troops…

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Posted in History Human Interest The Courts

Riverboat Competition

On this day in 1816, the steamboat Washington, with a Henry Miller Shreve-design shallow draft ideal for western rivers, arrives at the docks in New…

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Posted in Domestic Issues History State Issues

From the Articles to the Constitution

On this day in 1788, the newly-minted Constitution becomes the official governing document of the United States of America when New Hampshire weighs in as…

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Posted in Gun Control Headlines Satire / Humor

Million Mass Murderer March To Take Place in Washington, D.C.

In the wake of the Republicans ability to defeat gun legislation that would have made it harder for criminals, crazy people and mass murderers to…

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Posted in Foreign Affairs Headlines

Four Myths About Afghanistan

Afghanistan. The Graveyard of Empires. Here are four commonly held myths about a place that if anything bears out the one universal human truth: that…

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