Worth the read and then some. Check it out! 200 Years Ago, Davy Crockett Perfectly Explained the Limits on Government Spending – Not Yours to Give BY GUEST CONTRIBUTOR FEBRUARY 1, 2023 By Col. Davy Crockett Editor’s Note: This incredible story has long been a favorite among that segment of Americans who take the Constitution – … Continue reading A Word from Davy Crockett
Tag: American History
What’s for Lunch?
If you want something to eat that is inexpensive, look up these Depression-era meals. You may just find what you are searching for! Great Depression Grub – 5 Makeshift Meals People Made when Food was Scarce Nov 10, 2018 Barbara Stepko When the going gets tough, the tough get cooking—and at no time in U.S. … Continue reading What’s for Lunch?
The Female Soldier Who Fought in the War for Independence
I am not certain that I can call her the first female American soldier, readers. She is among the most famous, however. Only Molly Pitcher compares and “Molly Pitcher” was not her real name. Rather it was an affectionate name given to at least two different women who took part in the War for Independence, … Continue reading The Female Soldier Who Fought in the War for Independence
Water, Water Everywhere….
It is even in the pie, readers. Click the link to learn more! The Unusual Dessert Known As Water Pie Nov 17, 2021 Madeline Hiltz In our opinion, nothing finishes off Thanksgiving dinner like a delicious slice of apple or pumpkin pie. However, a recipe for a different kind of Thanksgiving dessert has recently resurfaced … Continue reading Water, Water Everywhere….
Running and Firing
Take a look at this, readers! Biography: Lewis Wetzel “The Death Wind" Lewis Wetzel (1763-1808) is considered the greatest of all frontiersmen, scouts, and Indian fighters of the Border Wars of the Upper Ohio Valley frontier. His grandparents were immigrants from Germany, and Lewis was raised on a farm on Wheeling Creek (now Marshall County, West … Continue reading Running and Firing
A Ballad to Remember
I actually have the rendition of this song that Bobby Darin sings. The song always did disturb me, and I thought it a rather macabre choice for such an upbeat tune. Now I know why it struck me that way – and why Darin’s and other versions were so popular! Click the link to learn … Continue reading A Ballad to Remember
Remembering the B-29
Click the link to learn more, readers! How the B-29 Modernized the U.S. Air Force The bomber that ended WWII also paved the way for a more modern U.S. Air Force. BY ALEX HOLLINGS PUBLISHED: OCT 21, 2022 On February 18, 1943, with World War II raging in Europe and Asia, a hulking structure rolled onto the tarmac … Continue reading Remembering the B-29
Scotty, Are You There?
Take a look at this piece on Star Trek’s most famous engineer, readers! 5 Things You Didn’t Know About James Doohan Jan 13, 2023 Samantha Franco Best known for his role as Montgomery Scott on the legendary television series Star Trek, James Doohan made a legacy for himself in more ways than one. He accomplished great … Continue reading Scotty, Are You There?
Classical Education – Necessary, Or Not?
Food for thought here, readers: The Enduring Relevance of Classical Education ESSAY OCTOBER 10, 2022 In an 1891 essay penned as a student at Harvard, future civil rights leader W. E. B. Du Bois asked a provocative question: “Does education pay?” Anticipating the rivalry with Booker T. Washington that would define much of his early … Continue reading Classical Education – Necessary, Or Not?
Remembering the U.S.S. Indianapolis
Learn more through the link, readers: USS Indianapolis survivors recount sinking, rescue By Henry Howard Aug 06, 2013 Fifteen of the 38 remaining survivors of the USS Indianapolis gathered in Indiana’s capital this past weekend in what could be their final reunion. "We’re more like brothers; we’re closer than a lot of brothers. We always … Continue reading Remembering the U.S.S. Indianapolis