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Earth Daze

Earth Day(s) is considered to be of the most celebrated days throughout the world, but not too many people realize that there are in fact, more than one “Earth Day.”

Harriet Tubman to grace U.S. currency

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 22, 2016 — The last time America’s currency evolved on a large scale, Calvin Coolidge was still president. The first major image change in a long time is about to be made to the $20 bill, where Harriet Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson. Ms. Tubman, a favorite American historical ...

Is a citizen’s right to vote still respected?

Americans should try to remember why sleepy boys and tired men awoke, and got up out of bed, and grabbed their muskets and shot to stand their ground against their own government. It may very well be a time Americans need to awaken once again.

April 1861: Wise words fail, war explodes

If Americans started to actually believe that America was founded upon such self-evident truths, and the Founding Fathers had meant what they said in the Declaration of independence, the white southern aristocracy would soon be doomed – they responded to Abraham Lincoln in armed aggression to defend their “rights.”

Thomas Jefferson, Freedom, and Our God-given rights

The amazing reality is that although Thomas Jefferson was indeed not present in Philadelphia at the writing of the Constitution, the future Secretary of State did influence James Madison via significant correspondence from across the Atlantic.

The blood-thirsty gods of Mexico: Heroin

The New York Times says the opium production of our southern neighbor is up 50 percent in an attempt to meet the demand of America’s willing sacrificial victims leads to murder

Women’s History Month: Dolley Madison

FORT WORTH, Texas March 4, 2016 — Dolley Madison’s likeness should be on Mount Rushmore. Why? First of all, she forged and defined the role for the wife of the President of the United States. She was the first “First Lady” in name. How can that be? Martha Washington, Abigail Adams and Martha Jefferson Randolph ...