Monthly Archives: January 2013

This Day in U.S. Military History……February 1

1 February 1633 – The tobacco laws of Virginia were codified, limiting tobacco production to reduce dependence on a single-crop economy. 1780 – The British fleet carrying General Clinton’s 8,000-man army arrives from New York off Charleston, South Carolina. 1800 … Continue reading

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The voice of reason and warning. Could Obama’s Weak Mid-East Foreign Policy Lead To A Mid-East War? The failure of the Obama Administration to project a strong leadership role in the Middle East has caused chaos within the Arab countries … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……January 31

31 January 1620 – Virginia colony leaders wrote to the Virginia Company in England, asking for more orphaned apprentices for employment. 1734 – Robert Morris, Declaration of Independence signer, was born. 1863 – The 1st South Carolina Volunteers, later called … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……January 30

30 January 1798 – A brawl broke out in the House of Representatives in Philadelphia. Matthew Lyon of Vermont spat in the face of Roger Griswold of Connecticut, who responded by attacking him with a hickory walking stick. Lyon was … Continue reading

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US debt headed toward 200 percent of GDP even after ‘fiscal cliff’ deal

The nation’s long-term fiscal outlook hasn’t significantly improved following  the recent agreement between Congress and the White House over tax and spending  issues, according to a new analysis. The “fiscal cliff” deal, combined with the debt-limit agreement of August  2011, … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……January 29

29 January 1834 – The banks of the Potomac River erupted in violence, as workers on the then-unfinished Chesapeake and Ohio Canal rioted after a planned strike was brutally extinguished. Never exactly a fast friend of indecision or conciliatory action, … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……January 28

28 January 1791 – Alexhander Hamilton provides plans for dollar currency and US Mint. Following the Revolutionary War, the U.S. seemed as though as it would adopt copper as its coin of choice. However, various efforts to produce and standardize … Continue reading

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Obama suggests Republicans unwilling to compromise in gun control debate

President Obama is suggesting that House Republicans on the issue of gun  control appear neither willing to work with him nor inclined to listen to the  American public on the issue. “The House Republican majority is made up mostly of … Continue reading

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Release – Rokita Leads House Letter to President: New Gun Control Measures are a ‘Constitutional Non-Starter’

Rokita Leads House Letter to President: New Gun Control Measures are a ‘Constitutional Non-Starter’ (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita today led 42 House colleagues in sending a letter to President Obama vowing to protect Second Amendment rights from … Continue reading

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Social Security’s disability trust fund could fail to cover all benefits early as 2016

As President Obama faces pressure on the left to defend federal entitlement  programs from the benefit cuts that the Republicans say are necessary to keep  the programs solvent decades down the road, one part of Social Security could  fall short … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……January 27

27 January 1778 – Marines landed at New Providence, Bahamas; the American flag flew over foreign soil for the first time. The first American soldiers sent forth from the fledgling nation’s shores were a detachment of Marines. That amphibious raid–the … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……January 26

26 January 1784 – In a letter to his daughter, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over the eagle as the symbol of America. He wanted the turkey. 1787 – Daniel Shays leads his rebel force in an unsuccessful attack against the … Continue reading

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