THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

June 1

1774 - The British closed the port of Boston as punishment for the 'Boston Tea Party.'

This worked wonderfully...Wonderfully for those trying to foment revolution.

Instead of coming back to the Colonists with a hand of reconciliation the Brits spit on them, which did nothing but turn more Colonists into Patriots.

1813 - The U.S. Navy gained its motto as the mortally wounded commander of the U.S. frigate 'Chesapeake,' Captain James Lawrence, was heard to say, "Don't give up the ship" during a losing battle with a British frigate:  War of 1812.

What a great motto for what has become the greatest naval power in the history of the world.


1941 - Germany banned all Catholic publications.

American Liberals could only hope for such a victory over religion...They've had no such luck so far, but they’re trying their best.


1964 - The U.S. Supreme Court banned prayer and Bible teaching in public schools on the constitutional grounds of separation of church and state.

Talk about sliding down a slippery slope...Ask yourself: Are we better off as a nation after this ruling, or not?

I'm not a religious person, but I’d say we’ve hit a moral low-point in American history since this ruling...And the education level of our students is little short of a national tragedy.


1990 - The U.S. and U.S.S.R. signed an agreement to stop producing chemical weapons.

You believe this, right? Sure.


1993 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled a criminal conviction must be overturned if the jury was given a constitutionally flawed definition of "beyond reasonable doubt."

So criminals get off on flawed logic even if they are guilty?

“The stench from the bench is making me clench.” - Michael Savage

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