Early America had more abolitionists than people realize

William Lloyd Garrison published the Boston anti-slavery paper “Liberator” and founded the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1833. Suffering hundreds of death threats for his politically incorrect stand on the value of human life, William Lloyd Garrison died May 24, 1879. William Lloyd Garrison wrote: “I desire to thank God, that he enables me to disregard […] …

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The massive but unheralded industry that makes the world tick

The SS Savanah left May 22, 1819, from Savannah, Georgia, and 25 days later arrived in Liverpool, England, completing the first trans-Atlantic voyage by steamship. To pay tribute to the American Merchant Marine, President Franklin Roosevelt designated May 22, 1933, as National Maritime Day. Ronald Reagan commented, May 20, 1986: “When steam-powered vessels began to […] …

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Did this pope understand evils of the world?

“The family is especially under attack,” stated Pope John Paul II, Aug. 15, 1993. In 1979, Pope John Paul II appointed West African Archbishop Robert Sarah of Guinea. Archbishop Robert Sarah was appointed Cardinal in 2010. On Sept. 1, 2010, Sarah rejected Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi’s call for Europe to become Muslim as being disrespectful […] …

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‘Paid agitators’ nothing new in history

President Calvin Coolidge warned in a speech given May 15, 1926, at the College of William and Mary: “But there is another … recent development … the greatly disproportionate influence of organized minorities. Artificial propaganda, paid agitators, selfish interests, all impinge upon members of legislative bodies to force them to represent special elements rather than […] …

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