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Shakespeare: Biggest impact on English outside of Bible

Miguel de Cervantes influenced the Spanish language in the same way William Shakespeare influenced the English language. Born in 1547, Miguel de Cervantes fought the Muslim Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto in 1571, where he was wounded and lost the use of his left hand. Four years after the battle, Cervantes was captured […] …

Indian removal: A shameful chapter in America’s history

Gold had been discovered in Georgia in 1828, resulting in a Democrat-controlled Congress rushing through the Indian Removal Act, which passed by a single vote in 1830. It was signed by Democrat President Andrew Jackson and carried out by Democrat President Martin Van Buren. Though unauthorized by the Tribe, prominent Cherokees John Ridge and Elias […] …

Indian removal: A shameful chapter in America’s history

Gold had been discovered in Georgia in 1828, resulting in a Democrat-controlled Congress rushing through the Indian Removal Act, which passed by a single vote in 1830. It was signed by Democrat President Andrew Jackson and carried out by Democrat President Martin Van Buren. Though unauthorized by the Tribe, prominent Cherokees John Ridge and Elias […] …

Barbara Bush-bashing prof rips ‘f***ing stupid’ farmers

The self-described Muslim professor at Fresno State University who fueled widespread outrage for celebrating the death of former first lady Barbara Bush, all the while boasting her $100,000-a-year job was not in jeopardy because she had tenure, has new troubles. A four-minute video with Randa Jarrar’s profanity-laced rants has found its way to social media, […] …

Little-known fact about Mark Twain’s birth and death

“Mark Twain,” a river measurement meaning 12 feet deep, was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Growing up on the Mississippi, Clemens left school at age 12 when his father died. He became a printer’s apprentice, then piloted steamboats until the War between the States suspended river traffic. Samuel Langhorne Clemens joined the Confederates, […] …

School official obsessed with claims of homeschoolers’ ‘sex trafficking’

An attendance officer in a West Virginia school district posted a Facebook message in support of public schools shortly after a teachers’ strike declaring 80 percent of homeschoolers “are drug addicts, have truancy charges, [engage in] childhood sex trafficking, etc.” Then a local family contacted the officer to inform the officer, as required by state […] …

Look who’s endorsing ‘breakthrough’ Gospel book

WASHINGTON – In announcing a fundraising project for what is described as a “breakthrough Bible book,” WND and WND Books has enlisted a who’s who of Christian leaders who are enthusiastically endorsing “The Gospel in Every Book of the Old Testament.” Researched and written by Joseph Farah over the last three years, the unique book […] …