Memorial Day Open Thread

Put him in, coach

Monday Open Thread

On this date in 1860 at teh Republican National Convention, Abraham Lincoln defeated William Seward for the Republican nomination for President.

Thursday Open Thread

On this day in 1787 the constitutional convention began in Philadelphia.

Tuesday Open Thread

Hancock’s Corps Assaulting the Works at the “Bloody Angle” by William T. Trego (1887)

On this date in 1863 the Union’s assault on “The Bloody Angle” during the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse resulted in over 17,000 casualties and is considered by many the most intense day of fighting in the Civil War.

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Pigman 4 Life, that’s me!

Thursday Open Thread

On this date in 1789 at Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York city , George Washington took the first oath of office as President of the United States. It’s been downhill ever since.

Tuesday Open Thread

President James Monroe was born on this day in 1758

Friday Open Thread

On this date in 1953 Queen Elizabeth II knighted Winston Churchill.

Commander in Chief

Former Bush Administration White House Press Secretary Dana Perino has a new book out. I heard her interviewed yesterday on the Hugh Hewitt radio show and she is, as fans of FOX’s “The Five” know, amazing — beautiful inside and out. The book sounds like a great read and an example of how to […]