Did you know that Ninety years ago today, the right to vote in the United States was extended to women through the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Here’s the text of the 19th amendment, which was ratified on August 18, 1920, by the Tennessee General Assembly: “The right […]
“I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” –Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826 ____________________________________________________ Thomas Jefferson died July 4, 1826… exactly 50 years from the day he signed the Declaration of Independence […]
Dates to Fly the American Flag: I can remember when I was a Boy Scout back in the mid-1960s. Each major holiday we would meet at the scout hall at about 6:30 a.m. to load approximatly 100 flags, which were rolled up on their seven foot flag poles, into the back of a pickup truck. We […]
D-Day 65 Years ago: “Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor… Some will never return. Embrace these, Father, and receive them.” -President Franklin D. Roosevelt, radio address, June 6, 1944.