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Vote yourself a Farm, How Abe Lincoln became President

While Lincoln is most famous for his emancipation of blacks, what really got him in to office was the “Vote Yourself a Farm” campaign which granted homesteaders land in the west.  This would almost be seen as a bribe in Read More

The Original Pledge of Allegiance did not say Under God, nor of the United States of America

Francis Bellamy (1855 – 1931), a Baptist minister, wrote the original Pledge in August 1892. He was a Christian Socialist. Francis and his cousin Edward share credit for the ideals laid down in the Original Pledge of Allegiance, which didn’t Read More

MySpace Login’s Temporarily disabled as Authorities Scrub Database

As part of investigating the recent events at Virginia Tech Authorities are scrubbing MySpace looking for who knew what, and when, and what signs there may have been prior to and immediately following the incident. Similar thing going on with Read More