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Monthly Archives: February 2013
1 March 1642 – Georgeana (York), Maine, became the first American city to incorporate. 1776 – French minister Charles Gravier advised his Spanish counterpart to support the American rebels against the English. 1780 – Pennsylvania became the first U.S. state … Continue reading
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York sought to combat violence by rushing the nation’s toughest gun control measure into law after the Connecticut school shootings that killed 26 people, but the state is now carving out an exemption to make sure … Continue reading
The Voice of Freedom and Warning Obama and the National Media A love affair going sour? Watergate reporter of fame Bob Woodward of the Washington Post received a threat from White House Senior Official Gene Sperling, … Continue reading
28 February 1610 – The Virginia Company takes further steps to instituting absolutist rule when it appoints Thomas West, Lord Delaware, as the first lord-governor and captain-general of the Virginia colony. The broad political and military powers granted to Lord … Continue reading
Rumor control: Did the Dept. of Homeland Security recently request to purchase 21,600,000 rounds of handgun ammo?
On February 5, 2013 the Department of Homeland Security issued a “Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Item” for ammunition to be purchased and delivered to the DHS Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico. The ammunition being purchased is “Commercial … Continue reading
Just in case you thought the Democratic push for a federal ban on assault weapons might die a quiet death in the House, where Republicans hold the majority, now comes Sen. Dianne Feinstein to assure otherwise. Assault weapons are “personal … Continue reading
Before the re election, Obama said no to the UN Gun Treaty. The day after he was re elected, it was re introduced in the UN…….Obama wants this to happen and will do whatever he can to get his way. … Continue reading
26 February 1775 – British forces land at Salem, Massachusetts to capture the colonists’ arsenal. They are repulsed with no casualties. 1793 – Alexander Hamilton, first Secretary of the Treasury, submits to the Senate the first list of cutters with … Continue reading
25 February 1779 – Fort Sackville, originally named Fort Vincennes, was captured by Colonel George Rogers Clark. Col. Clark led a force of some 170 men from Kaskaskia to lay siege to Fort Sackville in January, and received Hamilton‘s surrender … Continue reading
Two days after Senate Democrats claimed they would not seek a ban on modern firearms and feeding devices, Democrats in the Oregon House introduced just that. Seven Senators joined with eight House Reps to introduce a sweeping ban on virtually … Continue reading
24 February 1582 – Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bull, or edict, outlining his calendar reforms. The old Julian Calendar had an error rate of one day in every 128 years. This was corrected in the Gregorian Calendar of … Continue reading
I just posted an article about “Universal Background Checks” a couple of days ago. It seems that there is now discussion in the senate about private gun sales. Not only are the senators trying to make the background checks as … Continue reading
23 February 1795 – U.S. Navy Office of Purveyor of Supplies is established. This is the Navy Supply Corps Birthday. 1822 – Boston was granted a charter to incorporate as a city. 1822 – Congress authorized the Revenue Cutter Service … Continue reading
22 February 1630 – Indians introduced pilgrims to popcorn at Thanksgiving. 1786 – In London, John Adams meets with the ambassador of Tripoli in order to negotiate a settlement to end piracy on American shipping in the Mediterranean Sea and … Continue reading
There is no hidden agenda with this administration when it comes to gun control. This administration is making a huge push to ban certain guns, come up with a National gun Registration and Universal Background checks. The National Rifle Association … Continue reading
The Voice of Freedom and Warning The National Debt…. Smoke & Mirrors & Flat out Lies The General Accounting Act of 1921 requires the President of the United States to submit an annual federal budget for the … Continue reading
CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama called Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at approximately 10 p.m. on the night of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told CNSNews.com. That was more … Continue reading
21 February 1775 – As troubles with Great Britain increased, colonists in Massachusetts voted to buy military equipment for 15,000 men. 1792 – US Congress passed the Presidential Succession Act. 1846 – Sarah G. Bagley became the first female … Continue reading
Many continue to ask why the media and lawmakers have not spoken to or brought forth those who survived the deadly attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi last September. The truth of the matter is the Americans who survived … Continue reading
20 February 1792 – President Washington signed an act creating the U.S. Post Office. 1809 – The Supreme Court ruled the power of the federal government is greater than that of any individual state. 1815 – USS Constitution, under Captain … Continue reading
19 February 1674 – Netherlands and England signed the Peace of Westminster. NYC became English. 1688 – Governor Edmund Andros suggests to the English crown that New York annex the territory of New Jersey. 1803 – Congress voted to accept … Continue reading
Freshman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and six other House Republicans have proposed legislation that would spend $30 million a year on federal grants to help put police officers in schools across the country. The Protect America’s Schools Act is a … Continue reading
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) could see a primary challenge from local businessman Matt Bevin, who sources say is reaching out to Tea Party groups in the state to gauge support for a 2014 Senate run. Sarah Duran, president … Continue reading
18 February 1688 – At a Quaker meeting in Germantown, Pa, German Mennonites penned a memorandum stating a profound opposition to Negro slavery. Quakers in Germantown, Pa., adopted the fist formal antislavery resolution in America. 1814 – The British schooner … Continue reading
To state the obvious, all Patriots know that there is a massive push by the current regime and the Left (the single word for me to refer to the enemies of Freedom) for gun control. As “Dead fish Ballet Dancer” … Continue reading