The Smithsonian tells the story of Chester Greenwood, a teenage inventor who in 1877 patented his invention, an improved earmuff that proved to be so popular that it kept his hometown of Farmington, Maine employed for 60 years:
Greenwood’s true innovation, and the reason he got a patent, was a v-shaved swivel […]
Liberals are mad because Ben Carson referred to slaves as immigrants. But Obama liked that comparison so much, he made it no less than eleven times. Liberal outrage: zero.
That’s because liberals don’t believe in anything except power. Carson is on the other side and thus his success in that role represents a […]
Happy birthday to the great Theodore Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. He is, of course, best known for his classic children’s books, but his other work included drawing pro-U.S. propaganda cartoons during WWII. Here’s one of them:
John Thompson with his invention… the “Tommy” gun.
The Defeat of Ahmed Gragn by King Claudius on 21 February 1543 by Kegneketa Jemlieri Hailu of Gondar
on this date in 1543 a joint force of Portuguese soldiers and Ethipoian soldiers (led by King Gelawdewos — “Claudius”) defeated the Ottomans at The Battle of Wayna Daga.
On this date in 1962 John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth in space aboard Mercury 7.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Share these with the big government fan in your life.