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Land of Liberty - or land of war criminals?

You be the judge.

Beginning in 1980, we have seen a dramatic shift away from Godliness in the white house, to ugly, covert war criminal activity. 221 more words

True Patriots

The Original Common Sense Tom (99 Word Blog #081)

On this very day, January 10, 1776, egalitarian Thomas Paine published his pamphlet… Common Sense.

Within those 48 pages, he presented his moral and political beliefs to the 13 Colonies’ inhabitants… i.e., that… 69 more words


ON THIS DAY: January 10, 2017

January 10th is

Oysters Rockefeller Day * ….    Save the Eagles Day

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Cut Your Energy Costs 

Peculiar People Day


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Today in history 1/9/2017


Today in history, Thomas Paine (see picture below) publishes Common Sense, a scathing attack on King George III’s reign over the colonies and a call for complete independence in 1776. 87 more words

Today In History

January 9, 1776

Thomas Paine’s pamphlet, “Common Sense,” appeared in the session of the Continental Congress.

At the time, Paine was virtually unknown.  Living in his birthplace of England, he had met… 469 more words

American History

Lost and Found – January 9th Edition

What to remember about January 9th…

  • 1776 Patriot Thomas Paine 1st publishes his pamphlet on independence from Britain “Common Sense”
  • 1788  Connecticut becomes 5th state admitted to the Union…
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More “times that try men’s souls”

As Thomas Paine wrote in The American Crisis in 1776: “These are the times that try men’s souls.” And women’s and children’s souls as well, he might have added. 439 more words