Today is Holocaust Rememberence Day. Which should also be called “Remember why we never ever ever let the government take away our firearms because the only reason to take them from law abiding people is so that they can then round up and shoot the now unarmed people without getting shot themselves” day. Remember this [Continue]
Today is the 6th anniversary of my sister’s 29th birthday! Also the anniversary of the Wall being torn down in Berlin, and Crystalnacht. Edited to add: hmmm…this was supposed to be posted on the 9th of November. I am not sure why it did not, or why I can’t change the date to stick in [Continue]
Happy Cinco de Mayo, where we celebrate a defeat of the French by the Mexicans. Special Cinco de Mayo version of the Machete trailer:
Happy Birthday to my Dad! He’s 64.
Ok, so the post earlier was not 100% correct, it’s not exactly breaking news. 235 years ago the Brits tried to confiscate a cache of weapons, and the local militia fought with them, thus kicking off the American Revolution.
lol Rehabilitating Pharoh: “Inspired by an Arnold Kling post, I’ve been thinking that we Jews, especially those who consider ourselves Progressives, have been way too hard on Pharaoh in our recounting of the Passover story. Consider Pharaoh’s achievements: (1) Green jobs: The Hebrews built the cities of Pithom and Ramses while emitting no greenhouse gases [Continue]
Texas turns 174 today! Happy Birthday!
Originally called Armistice Day, to celebrate veterans of WWI, later called Veteran’s Day to celebrate all Veterans of all Wars, and even though who served in peace time. Whatever you call it, as long as you don’t call it Obama Day, Happy Veteran’s Day!
Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps! Their 234 today.
Happy Birthday Glenda! Today she is…ummm…carry the three…34 years old! We went out to dinner last night, Mexican food, and had a good time. Hopefully her bday gifts arrive soon, I could not find them locally, so I ordered them off teh internets.
This day is call’d the feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam’d, And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours, And say ‘To-morrow [Continue]
Today is Shanna’s birthday! Happy Birthday Shanna!
Happy Consecutive Integer Day! (because at 12:34:56 today it was 12:34:56 on 7/8/09)
Happy Juneteenth! (*) Also Happy Birthday to Jenny! * For those of you who don’t know, June 19th, 1865 was when the Union officer let the slaves in Texas know that under the Emancipation Proclamation they were now freed. It had been written a few years before, but since it only freed slaves in the [Continue]
Today is the 65th anniversary of D-Day.