Sunday Show 7-3-16
Speech about the Declaration of Independence – 1776
This speech was delivered by Samuel Adams on August 1st, 1776 before the Continental Congress in the State House in Philadelphia. The day after, August 2nd the document of the Declaration of Independence was signed by the members of the Congress.
Pope: Gays and others marginalized deserve an apology
Pope Francis says gays — and all the other people the church has marginalized, such as the poor and the exploited — deserve an apology.
Oregon mom shoots and kills stranger who broke into child's bedroom
An Oregon mother shot and killed an intruder she found inside one of her children's bedrooms, according to police. The 33-year-old woman had just returned to her Southeast Portland home with her two children, ages 5 and 10, when she encountered the man, KOIN 5 reported.
George Washington First Becomes a National Leader
One of his first orders to the new American military set a clear tone of what he expected from his troops and also told us much about his character. In that order, Washington urged: "...every officer and man will endeavor so as to live and act as becomes a Christian soldier, defending the dearest rights and liberties of his country."
Silence Dogood, No. 8, 9 July 1722
On June 11 the Courant had insinuated that the Massachusetts authorities were not making proper exertions to capture a pirate vessel reported to be off the coast. Exasperated by this “High Affront,” the latest of many, the General Court the next day ordered James Franklin to be confined in jail for the remainder of the legislative session.