June 2009

Common Sense was the name of a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine and published in January of 1776, just prior to the American Revolution. Common Sense presented the American colonists with a powerful argument for independence from British rule and was written in a style that common people understood.  The pamphlet became an immediate success; [...]


Eisenhower’s D-Day Message

by Jimmy on June 6, 2009 · 16 comments in Freedom

Today marks 65 years since the D-Day invasion of Normandy by the US and Allied troops, and 65 years and one day since Eisenhower’s D-Day Message to his troops. “June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General [...]