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"At all times, day by day, we have to continue fighting for freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom from want… from these are things that must gained in peace as well as in war." Eleanor Roosevelt America's great reforming leader and First Lady

10 Heroic Battlefield Medics

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the only woman in her medical school class in 1855. Walker volunteered her service to the Union Army, but was not allowed to enlist, so served as a volunteer. She was not allowed to serve as a doctor, either, so she served as a nurse -at first.

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Belligerent Leaders Using Nationalist and Religious Rhetoric to Mask Geopolitics Aims

JULY 2016 Unintended Consequences and the Warfare State: “The danger is, as ever with these things, unintended consequences.”  So wrote Prime Minister Tony Blair to President George W. Bush in as Bush prepared to invade Iraq.  Blair’s unstinting su…

Favorite Things Friday: The Constitution

Paul Jennings (1799 – 1874) was a personal servant, as a young slave, to President James Madison during and after his White House years. After buying his freedom in 1845 from Daniel Webster, Jennings is noted for publishing in 1865 the first White House memoir. His book was A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison, described as "a singular document in the history of slavery and the early American republic."

"Point of Lookout Mountain showing ladders used by Union soldiers at the "Battle Above The Clouds." November 24, 1863. Photograph taken the day after the battle." Besieged in Chattanooga following their defeat at the Chickamauga in September, Union forces begin their breakout with a victory in the Battle of Lookout Mt.

Actor Gary Sinise Demands Obama ANSWER for Men Who Died to Save ‘Deserter’ Bergdahl - Tea Party News

Actor Gary Sinise Demands Obama ANSWER for Men Who Died to Save ‘Deserter’ Bergdahl - See more at: http://www.teaparty.org/actor-gary-sinise-demands-obama-answer-men-died-save-deserter-bergdahl-91284/#sthash.gjicZqxD.dpuf

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#DailyPost What is false? The opposite of true; A distortion of truth; A partial or blatant lie; An illusion of reality; A prediction gone wrong; A report with details omitted; A story with secrets…