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"Arms are the only true badges of liberty.  The possession of arms is the distinction of a free man from a slave." -- Andrew Fletcher 1698

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Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday blew off a Fox News reporter asking her why she thinks "communities of color" should be prioritized for hurricane relief funds in the name of "equity."

Posted on: Oct 03 17:36

A digital marketing firm’s CEO was harshly criticized on LinkedIn after he made an unforgivable cringeworthy post, to which he attached a selfie that showed him in tears as he announced layoffs.

Braden Wallake, the CEO of HyperSocial, an online marketing services firm based in Columbus, Ohio, took to his LinkedIn profile page to announce the firings to the affected employees. Braden did not reveal how many employees the company has laid off.

Posted on: Oct 03 17:11

Claude Josephine Rose "Claudia" Cardinal (born 15 April 1938) is an Italian film actress. He has starred in several acclaimed European films of the 1960s and 1970s, starring in Italian, French and English language films.

Born and raised in La Goulet, a Tunisian neighborhood, Cardinale won the "Most Beautiful Italian Girl in Tunisia" contest in 1957, the award in the form of a trip to Italy, which quickly led to film contracts, topped by Franco's. The partnership led to Cristaldi, who served as his mentor for many years and later married him.

Posted on: Oct 03 16:30

The immobility of trench warfare that characterized World War I led to the need for a device that would protect soldiers from enemy fire and help them move through the highly irregular terrain of battlefields.

Apart from a few exceptional cases, these mobile personnel shields proved too cumbersome and heavy for the strength of a person under fire, and would operate only over short ranges and on friendly ground.

Posted on: Oct 03 16:18

Secretary of State Antony Blinken hailed the destruction of the Nord Stream pipelines as "a tremendous opportunity" in a press conference on Friday.

Posted on: Oct 03 16:18

During the summer of 1914, train stations across Europe erupted with the sound of leather boots and the rumble of weapons, mobilizing millions of enthusiastic young soldiers for the most spectacular struggle since the Napoleonic Wars.

In the eyes of many men, pride and honor shone in competition with the zeal of a wonderful adventure and the knowledge to correct some perceived infringement on the interests of their respective nation.

However, within a few weeks, the euphoria and glory gave way to horror and anonymous death, brought on by the dreaded new machines of war, which took control of the old fields of honor and left them in desolate moons littered with corpses and rubble. changed into

 

 

Posted on: Oct 03 16:16

These incredible color photographs of the German battlefield were taken by Hans Hildenbrand during World War I, 1914-1918. Although color photography has existed since at least 1879, it did not become popular until several decades later. Most of the photos taken during World War I were black and white, giving the conflict a stark beauty that dominates our visual memory of the war.

Posted on: Oct 03 16:11

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 was a heroic and tragic 63-day struggle to liberate World War II Warsaw from German occupation.

The uprising began on 1 August 1944 as part of the nationwide Operation Tempest launched at the time of the Soviet Lublin–Brest Offensive.

The main Polish objective was to drive Germany out of Warsaw, while helping the Allies defeat Germany. An additional, political goal of the Polish Underground state was to liberate the capital of Poland and claim Polish sovereignty before the Soviet-backed Polish Committee for National Liberation assumed control.

 

Posted on: Oct 03 16:06

The pattern of the 1957 Influenza outbreak is largely similar to that of COVID-19. A new and deadly strain of flu emerges in Asia, then spreads around the world and arrives in the United States. Pandemic has been declared.

The new virus was first reported in 1957 in Singapore, in February of the same year, and then made its way to Hong Kong. In June, the disease reached America.

Posted on: Oct 03 15:58

Medical science in the early parts of the 20th century had advanced greatly since the days of the medieval leech, but even so, most treatments and medical equipment were misguided and often barbaric by our modern standards.

Sounds good to mean, bizarre contraptions were created, claiming to help sick patients. A bit of pseudoscience and quackery were also added to the mix.

Posted on: Oct 03 15:56

Sophia Loren (born 1934, Rome, Italy), is an Italian film actress who rose from poverty-stricken origins in post-war Naples to be recognized as one of Italy's most beautiful women and its most famous film star. .

She was named by the American Film Institute as one of the greatest female stars of classical Hollywood cinema.

 

Posted on: Oct 03 15:35

In 1966, Italy was shaken by a woman's daring efforts to challenge the country's treatment of rape victims – lessons whose lessons are sadly still relevant.

Franca Viola became the first Italian woman to refuse a "rehabilitation marriage" ("matrimonio reparator" in Italian) with her victim after being kidnapped and raped. She was one of the first Italian women who was raped and publicly refused to marry her rapist.

 

Posted on: Oct 03 15:17

Renee Bethia (born 1909) was the last person to be publicly killed in the United States. An African-American man, about 26 years old, confessed to the rape and murder of a 70-year-old white woman named Licia Edwards, and was publicly hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky after pleading guilty to her rape Went.

Mistakes in the executions and the surrounding media circus contributed to the end of public executions in the United States.

Posted on: Oct 03 15:08

A United Nations official told the World Economic Forum on Thursday that they "own the science" on "climate change" and have partnered together with Google to suppress opposing viewpoints in search results.

Posted on: Oct 02 21:31

A new body cam footage released by Arizona authorities shows a male suspect being shot to death after pointing a handgun at a police dog’s head. The incident occurred on August 25 in Tucson, Arizona.

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Posted on: Oct 02 19:26

"President Joe Biden on Friday personally called to thank a Coast Guard rescue swimmer -- who is facing discharge over Biden's vaccine mandate -- for saving people's lives during Hurricane Ian," Breitbart reports.

Posted on: Oct 02 18:09

The Army fell 25% short of its recruiting goal this year despite the Biden regime offering free sex change operations to all servicemembers and training in "white rage."

Posted on: Oct 02 14:41

Joseph Stalin

Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili A revolutionary turned Soviet leader turned brutal dictator known as Joseph Stalin. He first began to use the name, which was inspired by the Russian word for steel and which meant it, after publishing his better work, Marxism and The National Question, which had previously been under other pen names such as Soselo and Koba. was published under

Posted on: Oct 01 15:34

 

Since it was launched into space on Christmas 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope has been sending back incredible images of deep space. The scientific community and most of the general public have celebrated the telescope's achievements, but some have advocated changing the telescope's name.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:30

The photos displayed here are taken by Hugo Jagger, Adolf Hitler's former personal photographer. He came to power and traveled with Hitler during World War II.

He was one of the few photographers who were using color photography techniques at the time. When the war was ending in 1945, Jagger hid the photographs in a leather suitcase. He then faced US troops, raising fears of possible arrest and prosecution for carrying so many images of such a wanted man.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:23

Many Americans first encountered the phrase "The American Way" on giant billboards that had spread to hundreds of American cities and towns by 1938.

While shopping for groceries, going to work, or entering an empty stretch of highway, they're suddenly struck by a giant tableau of a cheerful American family greeting Dad at the end of the workday, or a family gathering. Were taking a Sunday drive with the dog.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:17

This photo was taken by Dorothea Lange in 1936, while employed by the US government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) program, which was formed to raise awareness of and support poor farmers during the Great Depression.

In Nipomo, California, Lang came with Florence Owens Thompson and her children to a camp full of farm workers whose livelihoods had been devastated by the failure of pea crops.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:10

The Falling Soldier became famous for the way it captures with terrifying urgency, the moment a bullet fatally strikes a Spanish loyalist militiaman; Later, it became famous for allegations that the picture was "fake", or at least staged (although this was common practice at the time).

The soldier is falling backwards due to a fatal bullet in the head. He is wearing civilian-looking clothing but a leather cartridge belt, and his rifle is slipping through his right hand. This photo was taken by Hungarian Jewish photographer Robert Capa. From 1936 to 1939, Capa worked in Spain, photographing the Spanish Civil War.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:04

Assassin's bullets ended the life of a man who earned a reputation for making bold decisions in foreign affairs, a reputation based on his decision in 1977 to travel to make peace at the camp of the enemy of Egypt, Israel Was.

President Sadat was the first Arab leader to recognize the State of Israel since its creation in 1948. In September 1978, he met Israel's Prime Minister Menachem Begin in the United States, where they negotiated a peace deal and a peace treaty in 1979.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:00

These street photos of the City of a Thousand Towers show the rapid growth and transformation of Old Cairo at the turn of the 20th century.

Cairo was founded by the Fatimid dynasty in AD 969, but the city's history goes beyond that. There was an important ancient religious center in On (modern Heliopolis).

Posted on: Oct 01 14:57

Mummy drawings have been found throughout Egypt, but are most common in the Faiyum Basin, particularly from Hvara in the Faiyum Basin and the Hadrianic Roman city of Antinopolis.

"Faume Portraits" is usually used as a stylistic, rather than a geographical, description. While the cases of the painted Cartonese mummy date back to the Pharaonic period.

Posted on: Oct 01 14:50

During the Victorian era of the 1800s, Napoleon's conquest of Egypt opened the doors of Egyptian history to Europeans. At the time, mummies were not given the respect they deserved from the European aristocracy and, in fact, mummies could be bought (as shown in the picture) from street vendors as main events for parties and social gatherings. used as. In the 18th century.

Posted on: Oct 01 14:42