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April 30th, 2020 - 1:05 am § in America

FACEBOOK on the Louisiana Purchase

On Saturday, April 30, 1803, the Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed by Robert Livingston, James Monroe, and Barbé Marbois in Paris. President Jefferson announced the treaty to the American people on July 4. After the signing of the Louisiana Purchase agreement in 1803, Livingston made this famous[...]

April 9th, 2020 - 1:30 am § in Misc.

When and Where Did Writing Begin?

11 Ancient African Writing Systems READMORE at the Atlanta Black Star The importance of oral culture and tradition in Africa and the recent dominance of European languages through colonialism, among other factors, has led to the misconception that the languages of Africa either have no written form [...]

March 3rd, 2020 - 1:01 am § in Jews, Misc.

Where did the renaissance come from?

Answer. There was no renaissance.  The sparks that enlightened Europe came from the Muslim world.[...]

March 4th, 2019 - 1:37 am § in Misc.

March 4: Anniversary of Andrew Jackson Taking Office As President

On March 4, 1829, Andrew Jackson took the oath of office and became the seventh President of the United States. He went on to conduct a war of genocide against indigenous Americans in South Carolina.[...]

November 11th, 2018 - 4:08 pm § in Misc.

The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month

A century ago this week, the guns fell silent on the Western Front. Officially, it was called an Armistice, but in reality the Central Powers led by Germany were defeated and submitted to an ignominious surrender. In some sense, there was really only one World War, with a pause between its first and[...]

July 8th, 2018 - 1:47 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Sorry Luke .. the Jesus in Josphus doesn’t seem to be YOUR Jesus

A FB religious fanatic. Luke Lefebvre ,(what I call a Godder) insists that the historian Josephus mentions Jesus . This is important to  Luke Lefebvre because he is worried that the skeptics claim there are no contemporary Roman records of Jesus ever existing.  Luke is correct but not in the way[...]

December 12th, 2017 - 1:13 am § in Misc.

The hair lady

Mary Babnick Brown (1907 – 1991) was born in Colorado, the eldest of four children of Slovenian immigrants. She left school at age 12 to help support her family, and ended up working 42 years in a broom factory. She loved to dance, and taught G.I.s how to dance during World War 2. Brown had [&[...]

October 11th, 2017 - 1:35 am § in Misc.

Einstein Makes His Biggest Mistake

This Day in History 1939: Jarred by a student’s discovery of nuclear chain reactions, Albert Einstein wrote to FDR, urging America to develop nukes before Germany would, a letter he would regret. read more: http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/this-day-in-jewish-history/1.746926[...]

August 6th, 2017 - 1:48 am § in Jews, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Where did the Phoenicians originate?

Researchers have successfully sequenced the first complete genome of 2500 years old remains of a young man discovered in Carthage. The aequencing revealed that the ancient boy’s genome contains a rare European hunter gatherer genes; the finding has the potential to trigger the rewrite of the migra[...]