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Abdicating the Throne and the Year of the Three Kings

On this day in 1936, After ruling for less than one year, King Edward VIII becomes the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne….

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And Paris is Liberated!

On this day in 1944, after more than four years of Nazi occupation, Paris is liberated by the French 2nd Armored Division and the U.S….

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The Stars and Stripes and Flag Day

Today’s date marks a notable confluence of coincidentally related events in history. To begin, it was on this day in 1777 that the Second Continental…

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Bonhoeffer Stood Strong unto his Death

In 1939 Bonhoeffer had considered taking refuge in the United States but returned after only two weeks in New York City, writing to his sponsor, the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, that “I will have no right to participate in the reconstruction of Christian life in Germany after the war if I do not share the trials of this time with my people.”

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Debunking Godwin's Law: Is It Okay To Call Today's GOP 'Fascist'? (VIDEO)

Everyone’s aware of Godwins Law, right? That it’s never appropriate to compare your adversary to  a fascist? That’s not exactly what Michael Godwin said. The…

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