Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Show Notes 02-03-2017

Friday Show 2-3-17

History of The Statue of Liberty
America probably could not have won its freedom from the British during the American Revolution without the help of the French. France provided arms, ships, money and men to the American colonies.
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History of The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty was not a gift from France to America. We have all heard the shorthand that implies that the statue was exchanged government to government.
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Symbols of The Statue Of Liberty
Torch: The torch is the strongest symbol that Bartholdi incorporated into the Statue. In fact the Statue's real name reflects its true meaning: "Liberty Enlightening the World".
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Emma Lazarus
The year was 1883 when Emma Lazarus, a young, high society New York poet and the descendant of Jewish immigrants, was asked for a favor.
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Emma Lazarus
Emma Lazarus was born into a large Sephardic-Ashkenazi Jewish family, the fourth of seven children of Moses Lazarus and Esther Nathan. The Lazarus family was from Germany and the Nathan family was originally from Portugal and resident in New York long before the American Revolution.
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AMERICA'S UNIQUE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE JEWS
After seven centuries of Islamic occupation, which included episodes of forced conversions and massacres, Ferdinand and Isabella drove the last of the Muslims out of Spain in 1492 – the same year they sent Columbus on his voyage to find a new route to India and China.
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Military Convoy Flying Trump Flag Belonged to SEAL Unit
The military convoy spotted on Sunday flying a Donald Trump flag near Louisville belonged to an East Coast-based SEAL unit, a Navy spokesperson told ABC News.
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Reservist Sentenced to Home Confinement for Threats to Mosque Members
Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man was sentenced to eight months of home confinement after pleading guilty to charges that he threatened members of a mosque.
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Obama Pentagon official says anti-Trump military coup now possible
In an editorial penned for Foreign Policy, senior Pentagon policy official Rosa Brooks publicly suggested a military insurrection against the Trump administration may be the only option to oust one of the most divisive presidents in American history.
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