Louisiana Purchase

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Name: Louisiana Purchase
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

In the court of King Barry…

( )is where we seem to be with Obama’s declaration that the debate on Obamacare is over and he won. Is there a red-blooded American who doesn’t recoil at such talk? Someone in a position of authority really ought tell him to stuff it, someone like the ... [Published Power Line - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Remembering the Past: A Classical Approach to History

The classical model of education relies on the skills of the Trivium—Latin for “three roads.” These three roads refer to three sets of skills that a learner employs to approach a new subject. The three roads are commonly known as Grammar, Dialectic, and ... [Published Crosswalk - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Bass Tourney has dual purpose

This spring may be taking a little longer to bring about the consistent, warm temperatures, but it will not halt a major staple to the Northeast Louisiana area next month when the Ronald McDonald House hosts its 23rd annual Big Bass Tournament.The event ... [Published Monroe News Star - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Holiday in Dixie festival wrapping up

You still have time to celebrate one of the longest running festivals in Louisiana.Holiday in Dixie will continue through Sunday, April 20 at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport.The festival celebrates the beginning of spring and the Louisiana Purc ... [Published KTAL-TV - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Louisiana Purchase
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Children invited to find 22,000 eggs at Zoo Eggstravaganza Saturday

Youngsters are invited to bring their Easter baskets to the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo Saturday for the Annual Zoo Easter Eggstravaganza.The event is sponsored by the Louisiana Purchase Zoological Society and the public is invited. Some 22,000 ... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

The Louisiana Purchase And Compliance Focus Group – Changing The Game

In 1803, the fate of the United States changed in ways that could have never been contemplated, when the French Minister Talleyrand offered to sell France’s entire Louisiana Territory in North America to stunned American negotiators, Robert Livingston ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

3 Myths About Thomas Jefferson

This week holds some critical dates. April 15 haunts most Americans as a tax deadline. April 18 and 20 this year commemorate the pinnacle in Holy Week -- Good Friday and Easter. But April 13 still stands as an important day that eludes most Americans. ... [Published Town Hall - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Governor Scott Walker Celebrates Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker released the following statement commemorating the anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s 261 st birthday.Today, we remember Thomas Jefferson, a leading figure in America’s founding, whose words that all men are created ... [Published U.S. Governor of Wisconsin - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Falkirk men who helped to shape the USA

Tartan Week in the USA had a Falkirk flavour this year with the models of the Kelpies attracting huge interest in Chicago and several events in New York at which the delights of the district were presented to potential visitors and investors.Let’s hope ... [Published Falkirk Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

World-Herald editorial: Founders prudent on debt

Bill White, a former mayor of Houston, has written a fascinating new book titled “America’s Fiscal Constitution.” In it, the Democrat looks at the Founding Fathers’ attitude toward government debt. They weren’t fans.During the nation’s first decades, ... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Holiday in Dixie Festival celebrating 66 years

The Holiday in Dixie Festival is in its 66th year of operation. The festival is held to celebrate the beginning of spring and the Louisiana Purchase."It's kid friendly, bunch of rides, great food, it's always fun," says Sharon Green, a festival go-er ... [Published KTAL-TV - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

This Brit Misses the U.S. Mark

British-born author Simon Winchester is an America booster withan angle.A freshly naturalized U.S. citizen, he can't get over how acountry this big got pulled into one nation.He credits our bumper crop of never-stay-down inventors andentrepreneurs.It's ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 12 2014]

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Unencumbered by the truth, Nancy Pelosi famously told us about the secretive, 2,400- page bill: "We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it." Democrats viewed ObamaCare as the magic elixir. The rest of us viewed it as an unnecessary suppository
Though Jefferson expanded U S territory through enactments such as the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, he knew that when it comes to expanding government, "the natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground."
"It's kid friendly, bunch of rides, great food, it's always fun" says Sharon Green, a festival go-er
"I addressed the Louisiana Purchase and the true British intention," Chapman said. "I continue to speak [publicly] about the importance of what happened around the corner [from Nunez] in Chalmette and how important that part of the Battle was to America. The true British intention was to disavow the Louisiana Purchase."

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In the court of King Barry… [Published Power Line - 11 hours ago]
In the court of King Barry… [Published Power Line - 12 hours ago]
The Debate Will Be Over When the American Peopl... [Published Weekly Standard - 15 hours ago]
Remembering the Past: A Classical Approach to H... [Published Crosswalk - 17 hours ago]
Bass Tourney has dual purpose [Published Monroe News Star - 22 hours ago]
Holiday in Dixie festival wrapping up [Published KTAL-TV - Apr 17 2014]
Newspapers in Education: our final feature in a... [Published Saratogian - Apr 17 2014]
Children invited to find 22,000 eggs at Zoo Egg... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 17 2014]
Bluegrass ensemble joins UL Lafayette Tradition... [Published KATC 3 - Apr 16 2014]
Sebelius May Be Obama's Late Term Abortion [Published Christian Post - Apr 16 2014]
The Louisiana Purchase And Compliance Focus Gro... [Published JD Supra - Apr 15 2014]
3 Myths About Thomas Jefferson [Published Town Hall - Apr 15 2014]
Yarn 'graffiti' takes over at Clermont [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Apr 15 2014]
The Louisiana Purchase and Compliance Focus Gro... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Apr 15 2014]
Governor Scott Walker Celebrates Thomas Jeffers... [Published U.S. Governor of Wisconsin - Apr 14 2014]
Falkirk men who helped to shape the USA [Published Falkirk Herald - Apr 14 2014]
World-Herald editorial: Founders prudent on debt [Published Omaha World-Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Holiday in Dixie Festival celebrating 66 years [Published KTAL-TV - Apr 13 2014]
3 myths about Thomas Jefferson [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 13 2014]
Jefferson and Napoleon [Published Examiner.com - Apr 13 2014]
This Brit Misses the U.S. Mark [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 12 2014]
Look Back 250 • Disputes over land, gunfire mar... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 12 2014]
Today is my Presidents Day [Published Coshocton Tribune - Apr 12 2014]
Nunez author, historian and professor from Cham... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 11 2014]
April 11, 1803 [Published Missoulian - Apr 11 2014]
Top 10 for Friday: 10 best things about a visit... [Published Delco Times - Apr 11 2014]
Briefly: Burn Run fundraiser to benefit children [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 11 2014]
Holiday in Dixie celebration in Shreveport this... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
Brit’s take on U.S. capitalism misses the mark [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 10 2014]
City Council to hold final adoption vote on new... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 07 2014]
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In the court of King Barry… [Published Power Line - 12 hours ago]
(Scott Johnson) is where we seem to be with Obama’s declaration that the debate on Obamacare is over and he won. Is there a red-blooded American who doesn’t recoil at such talk? Someone in a position of authority really ought tell him to stuff it, someone ...
The Louisiana Purchase and Compliance Focus Gro... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Apr 15 2014]
In 1803, the fate of the United States changed in ways that could have never been contemplated, when the French Minister Talleyrand offered to sell France’s entire Louisiana Territory in North America to stunned American negotiators, Robert Livingston ...
Replicating Bourbon Street [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Apr 05 2014]
Editor’s note: following is an excerpt from Tulane University geographer Richard Campanella’s new book, “ Bourbon Street: A History ” (LSU Press, 2014), which traces New Orleans’ most famous and infamous space from its obscure colonial origins to ...
Today’s Supreme Court [Land] Patent Decision [Published Patent Law Blog (Patently-O) - Mar 10 2014]
by Dennis Crouch Today the Supreme Court decided an interesting patent case in Brandt v. U.S . The patent at stake was a land patent that the Supreme Court here defined as “an official document reflecting a grant by a sovereign that is made public, ...
How the Filibuster Might Cost Democrats the Senate [Published Firedoglake - Mar 10 2014]
Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) could lose her seat because the 60 vote threshold in the Senate forced her to vote for legislation unpopular in her state There is poetic justice to the fact that some of the Senators who selfishly defend the filibuster ...
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