This is a piece of history never talked about. It is a pretty long essay, but well worth the read. The parallels between what is happening to President Trump now and what happened to General George Washington during the Revolutionary war are stunning. There truly is nothing new under the sun.
Thomas Conway came from an Irish-born Catholic family that had fled to France because of English oppression when he was six. He served for years in the French military and also under the legendary Prussian Frederick the Great before coming to America, “to increase my fortune and that of my family,” in 1777, when he was forty-two.
One of our wonderful Founding Father that no one talks about. Please go to the web page and read all about him. Knowledge is power.
John Dickinson was the only major political figure active on the home front at every stage of the founding of the United States from the protest of the Sugar Act in 1764 through the ratification of the Constitution in 1789. He published more works for the American cause than any other individual, earning him from historians the title of “Penman of the Revolution.” Yet many scholars do not consider Dickinson among the principal Founders. His refusal to sign the Declaration of Independence damaged his reputation then and has perplexed historians since.
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Border Patrol detains Canadian teens who crossed border playing ‘Pokemon GO‘
HELENA, Mont. – U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game “Pokemon GO.”
West Coast meth boss allegedly used Facebook to run drug ring from Mexico
A fugitive from Washington State allegedly used Facebook and WhatsApp to run a major methamphetamine ring that stretched from California to Alaska.
Critics leery as aid groups clamor for federal refugee funds
Zeze Rwasama’s Idaho nonprofit gets $900 a head to meet Syrian refugees at the airport and help them adjust to their new lives in America, but some critics say the rush for federal tax dollars could put local communities at risk.
Study of Tweets Shows Washington State Is Most Welcoming to Refugees
Based on thousands of tweets, Washington State is the most welcoming to refugees of all the 50 states, a recent study analyzing certain hashtags on Twitter since January 2015 found.
Indian Government Abandons Costly Solar Power, Becomes World’s Largest Producer Of Greenhouse Gases
The Indian government is wasting huge amounts of solar power because the panels are too expensive to operate, according to a letter sent to the government Monday by the country’s green energy ministry.
Moon Travel is Getting Cheaper
Moon Express wants to send you into outer space. During an interview on the FOX Business Network’s Varney & Co., co-founder and chairman Naveen Jain outlined the company’s plan to monetize the moon.
Guy Johnson predicts Indian allegiances
On Staten Island on this day in 1776, Guy Johnson, British Superintendent of Indian Affairs, returns from England and shares his confidence that the Iroquois will choose to ally themselves with the British crown.