Stephen Douglas

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Name: Stephen Douglas
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Archaeologists dig Into Chicago’s grisliest history

at 8:21 amArchaeologists race against time to discover what remains of Camp DouglasThe Chicago South Side neighborhood of Douglas doesn’t get a lot of attention these days, and when it does, it’s usually for its gorgeous early architecture, such as the ... [Published Civil War Courier - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

FOUL: Key point in county executive primary debate debate: Shhh

FOUL: There’s no more tedious and/or irritating political story than that of politicians arguing over debating each other. Case in point: Democrats Charlie A. Dooley and Steve Stenger blaming each other for their inability to find a mutually convenient ... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Cheery bus driver gets nod for award

'Best Bus Driver' nominee Sean Delaney said his love for his job makes it much easier to do.Sean was very surprised when he discovered he was one of five nominated in the bus-driving category of the 98fm Best Of Dublin Awards.Five different bus passengers ... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Flick Fact 7/9/14

QUESTION: The Lincoln-Douglas debates between Abe Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas are considered by some to be the greatest political debates of all time. Do you know what happened in Bloomington 156 Julys ago — July 1858 — that caused them?ANSWER : According ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Flick Fact 7/4/14

QUESTION: Can you name the Twin City location said to be the site where Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas once exchanged quips, Eleanor Roosevelt once dined and Adlai Stevenson II often played cards?ANSWER: The Vrooman Mansion at 701 E. Taylor St.. ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Compromise a virtue of real patriots

Patriotism, like religious faith, isn't rational. It comes more from the gut than the brain. You can be mad as hell at something your country is doing — ashamed, even, at its shortcomings — and still feel a welling up when you hear somebody singing "God ... [Published Times Union - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The eternal meaning of Independence Day

(Scott Johnson) On July 9, 1858, Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas gave a campaign speech to a raucous throng from the balcony of the Tremont Hotel in Chicago. Abraham Lincoln was in the audience as Douglas prepared to speak. Douglas graciously invited ... [Published Power Line - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

150th anniversary of Montana Territory: Revisiting the history behind our name

Why Montana?Had political push come to partisan shove 150 years ago – and lord knows it did at times in 1864 – we could be living today in the state of Shoshoni or Jefferson or, Granville Stuart’s preference, “To yabe-Shock up.”But in 1864 a Republican ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Protestors from Ministry of Works demand hazard pay

Nearly 100 employees from the Ministry of Works demonstrated opposite the Office of the Attorney General on John F. Kennedy Drive yesterday, demanding outstanding hazard pay they claimed was owed to them from 2005.As the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Reconciliation is crucial for worrying factions in S. Sudan

By Asiimwe StephenIf you want to test the mettle of a leader, you present him with crisis, African leaders have been tested in several fronts, the leadership of SPLA have been in the jungles fighting for liberation, signed comprehensive peace agreement ... [Published New Vision - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 4 reports

Another Gaffe: No, Hillary, Abe Lincoln Was Never a Senator

Via the Washington Times :. . .Mrs. Clinton mistakenly suggested Wednesday that Abraham Lincoln was a senator during his earlier political career, an ABC affiliate in Chicago reported.“I actually write about Rahm [Emanuel] in the book,” she said during ... [Published National Review - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 2 reports

Hillary Mistakenly Calls Lincoln ‘A Senator From Illinois’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton mixed up her Lincoln history in the land of Lincoln, mistakenly referring to the 16th president as “a senator from Illinois” during a speaking engagement in Chicago on Wednesday.Clinton made the misstatement while ... [Published Daily Caller - Jun 11 2014]

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Archaeologists dig Into Chicago’s grisliest his... [Published Civil War Courier - 7 hours ago]
Michael Allman Band at Sherman [Published Pocono Record - 15 hours ago]
FOUL: Key point in county executive primary deb... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 10 2014]
Cheery bus driver gets nod for award [Published Evening Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Flick Fact 7/9/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 09 2014]
Judging Ann: Callis tries to go to Washington [Published Chicago Lawyer - Jul 08 2014]
National Myths that Hide Our Patriotic Past [Published Cutting Edge News - Jul 06 2014]
Compromise a virtue of real patriots [Published Times Union - Jul 05 2014]
The eternal meaning of Independence Day [Published Power Line - Jul 04 2014]
Flick Fact 7/4/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 04 2014]
The Power — And Paucity — Of TV [Published MidWeek - Jul 02 2014]
Spotting a bad leader: A look through US Presid... [Published Yourstory.in - Jul 02 2014]
Judging Callis tries to go to Washington [Published Chicago Lawyer - Jul 01 2014]
Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘America’ Is Nuts [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 30 2014]
150th anniversary of Montana Territory: Revisit... [Published Ravalli Republic - Jun 29 2014]
Protestors from Ministry of Works demand hazard... [Published Nassau Guardian - Jun 28 2014]
And the Winner is…Fayemi! [Published This Day Online - Jun 26 2014]
Reconciliation is crucial for worrying factions... [Published New Vision - Jun 25 2014]
The Quincy Public Library to Celebrate 125th An... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 23 2014]
Stephen Colbert ridicules the GOP for trying to... [Published The Week Magazine - Jun 19 2014]
Tuesday reader's view: Debate between Ieuter an... [Published Midland Daily News - Jun 17 2014]
Guilty pleas for Tuesday, June 17, 2014 [Published My West Texas - Jun 17 2014]
Look Back 250 • Civil War explodes in street ri... [Published STLtoday.com - Jun 14 2014]
A Look Back: Connecting 200 years in a life [Published West Frankfort Daily American - Jun 13 2014]
Mmmmm History: Hillary Extols Abe Lincoln’s Sen... [Published Right Wing News - Jun 12 2014]
Another Gaffe: No, Hillary, Abe Lincoln Was Nev... [Published National Review - Jun 12 2014]
Hillary Clinton Backtracks On ‘Dead Broke’ Claim [Published Inquisitr - Jun 12 2014]
Hillary Mistakenly Calls Lincoln ‘A Senator Fro... [Published Daily Caller - Jun 11 2014]
Don’t Know Much About History, Hillary Edition [Published Power Line - Jun 11 2014]
Clinton’s Hometown History Lesson: Lincoln Was ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 11 2014]
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The eternal meaning of Independence Day [Published Power Line - Jul 04 2014]
(Scott Johnson) On July 9, 1858, Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas gave a campaign speech to a raucous throng from the balcony of the Tremont Hotel in Chicago. Abraham Lincoln was in the audience as Douglas prepared to speak. Douglas graciously invited ...
Don’t Know Much About History, Hillary Edition [Published Power Line - Jun 11 2014]
(John Hinderaker) We have commented a number of times about Barack Obama’s below-average knowledge of history. But he is not alone: his would-be successor in the White House, Hillary Clinton, wouldn’t fare well in a high school American history class, ...
Hillary’s Historic Fail [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 11 2014]
The terrible week continues for Hillary Clinton. At Wednesday’s Rahm Emanuel-Hillary Clinton show for her book tour, she was responsible for another unforced error. “I actually write about Rahm in the book,” Clinton said. “I asked him not to read it ...
6 Must-See NBA Playoff Series, First Round Edition [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 15 2014]
Source: RMTip21 / Flickr Finally. After grinding through the brutal regular season, during which even the truest fan is tested in the dog days of late March and early April, the NBA Playoffs start April 19. Finally. In the words of Chris Webber, ...
“Rights” of Obamacare [Published Power Line - Mar 31 2014]
(Scott Johnson) Abraham Lincoln’s argument with Stephen Douglas also came down to a disagreement over the Declaration of Independence. Lincoln articulated this disagreement with special gusto in his critique of Douglas on July 10, 1858. According ...
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