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Category: Diversions

What was unique about Pennsylvania’s founding?

Pennsylvania became the second state to join the Union, Dec. 12, 1787. Pennsylvania was where the Continental Congress met, where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and where the Liberty Bell was rung. The Continental Army spent the freezing winter of 1777 at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania was where the U.S. Constitution was written […] …

Which Hollywood heartthrob loves Trump?

Actor and former model Antonio Sabato Jr. is running for Congress in California’s 26th congressional district as a Republican. Yes, that’s right – this 45-year-old Italian-born Hollywood star is a Republican in one of the most notoriously liberal states in the country, and he supports President Donald Trump. “Thank God we have President Trump,” Sabato […] …

This day in WND history: NBC show stars Jesus, pill-popping priest

NBC show stars Jesus, pill-popping priest Dec. 11, 2005: NBC began promoting a new weekly show centering around a troubled, pill-popping Episcopal priest played by veteran actor Aidan Quinn, who talked with a manifestation of Jesus, played by Garret Dillahunt. “The Book of Daniel,” written by a homosexual, was touted as the riskiest new show of […] …

Hey Millennials: You want socialism? Read this

Rasputin, described as “The Holy Devil,” moved to St. Petersburg in 1906 and began to gain access to the royal family of Tsar Nicholas II. Posing as a mystic, Rasputin was known for strange prophecies, claims of superstitious healing powers, and sexual excesses. As the Tsar and his family came under Rasputin’s spell, the monarch’s […] …

‘Trapped’ script semifinalist for huge Kairos honor

WND is proud to announce that George Escobar, vice president for WND Films, has been selected as a semifinalist in the 12th Annual Kairos Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Filmmakers. Escobar’s screenplay, “Trapped,” co-written with producer Ken Carpenter, is among 10 semi-finalists chosen in this prestigious category and contest. Based on the book “Trapped […] …

This day in WND history: WND introduces WorldNet

WND introduces WorldNet Dec. 10, 1999: WND announced it was launching its monthly magazine, WorldNet, commencing in January 2000. “We’ve designed WorldNet as the perfect companion for readers of our WorldNetDaily.com daily newspaper,” said WorldNet founder and Editor Joseph Farah. “It contains some of the most compelling articles readers will ever encounter, and provides a unique […] …

Why did the Jews establish modern Israel?

The lay “Fiddler on the Roof” recounts the story of Jewish persecution in Eastern Europe and Russia. President Abraham Lincoln, shortly after he signed the Emancipation Proclamation, met with Canadian Christian Zionist, Henry Wentworth Monk regarding the oppression of Russian and Turkish Jews. Lincoln showed sympathy for Monk’s pleas of: “restoring them to their national […] …