Tag: history

75th Anniversary of D-Day

Seventy-five years ago today, on June 6, 1944, Allied soldiers taking part in the D-Day invasion of World War II were encouraged by the words of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, who stated: The eyes of the world are upon you. More than 160,000 Allied troops were supported by over 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft, fighting […]

The study of history is a powerful antidote to contemporary arrogance. It is humbling to discover how many of our glib assumptions, which seem to us novel and plausible, have been tested before, not once but many times and in innumerable guises; and discovered to be, at great human cost, wholly false. Paul Johnson

None of this that is happening on the left is random. None of the riots, none of the protests. They are not the result of the left being offended by individual acts. Antifa didn’t show up in Charlottesville because they found out something was going to happen that offended them. They showed up in Charlottesville […]

When I was growing up, we were taught the stories of people whose inventions and scientific discoveries had expanded the lives of millions of other people. Today, students are being taught to admire those who complain, denounce and demand. THOMAS SOWELL

Charles Martel Tote Bag

Charles “The Hammer” Martel was a Frankish statesman and military leader who, in the Battle of Tours (a.k.a., Battle of Poitiers) of 732 A.D., defeated the Islamic invasion of Western Europe to preserve Christendom. Hence, he is often referred to as the “champion of the Cross against the Crescent”. Available in three sizes, this tote […]

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. WINSTON CHURCHILL

Biden: No SCOTUS Pick Until After Election

On June 25, 1992, (then) Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE), delivered an emphatic floor speech, stating: …it is my view that if a Supreme Court justice resigns tomorrow or within the next several weeks, or resigns at the end of the summer, President Bush should consider following the practice of […]

Charles Martel Large Coffee Mug

Charles “The Hammer” Martel was a Frankish statesman and military leader who, in the Battle of Tours (a.k.a., Battle of Poitiers) of 732 A.D., defeated the Islamic invasion of Western Europe to preserve Christendom. Hence, he is often referred to as the “champion of the Cross against the Crescent”. Enjoy this coffee mug.