Category Archives: History

Mmmmm History: Hillary Extols Abe Lincoln’s Senate Career (Hint He Was Never a Senator)

-By Warner Todd Huston Hillary Clinton is an Illinois girl, right? Oh, and Hillary Clinton is the smartest woman in the world, isn’t she? Then how come she thinks Abraham Lincoln got elected to the Senate before he became President, … Continue reading

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Illinois General Helped Create Memorial Day

-By Warner Todd Huston A few years after the Civil War as the nation started upon its long road toward reconciliation, rebuilding, and healing the wife of one of the war’s union generals noticed the touching devotion of Confederate widows, … Continue reading

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Amer. For Prosperity Il: A Celebration of Ronald Reagan’s Birthday

-By Warner Todd Huston On the evening of February 6–Ronald Reagan’s birthday–I attended a small event put on by Americans For Prosperity-Illinois (AFP-IL) to celebrate President Reagan’s birthday. We were regaled by a talk from Reagan’s personal, post presidency assistant, … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation: The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget … Continue reading

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Noted Marxist-Inspired President Hopes Opponents Learn From Lincoln?

-By Warner Todd Huston Does President Obama have gall, or what? Obama, a man famed for being born to a Marxist from Kenya, trained by communist Frank Marshal Davis, and bathed in the destructive tactics of radical, anti-American leftist Saul … Continue reading

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Hultgren Statement On 70th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released the following statement on the 70th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. “Today marks seventy years since the … Continue reading

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Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese ‘Sneak Attack’ On Pearl Harbor ‘Will Live in Infamy’

On Dec. 9th, 1941, the Japanese launched a sneak attack on our forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. As a result, America formally joined the war against the Axis powers. 2,402 American servicemen were killed and 1,282 were wounded. In memory … Continue reading

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A Day of Thanksgiving in the New World

-By John F. Di Leo On October 3, 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation declaring Thursday, November 26 of that year as a national day of Thanksgiving and prayer. Various states continued to hold their own Thanksgiving celebrations on … Continue reading

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Abe Lincoln and His Convicted Felon Pal, Bill Cellini?

-By Warner Todd Huston This is the kind of nonsense that we get with political influence peddling and corruption. A painting that now hangs in the new Lincoln library and museum in our state capitol has a ridiculous tie to … Continue reading

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