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THIS WEEK IN HISTORY

August 26, 2015:  WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, along with cameraman Adam Ward, shot and killed on live TV at Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, VA. Parker’s fiance, Chris Hurst, ran for office and is now a member of the House of… Read More ›

Lawyers United!

Economist Milton Friedman [MF], icon of free marketeers, libertarians, and most conservatives, contributed to headaches and cut classes during undergraduate studies. While some of his ideas may seem peculiar, others stubbornly persist in our current political climate. Friedman was especially… Read More ›

This Week in History

July 30, 1619: The first legislative assembly in America convenes–in Jamestown, Virginia. July 30, 1965: Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare bill. July 31, 1991: US and Soviet Union sign Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. Aug. 1, 1914: Germany declares war against… Read More ›

Somewhere in Time . . .

  July 21, 2016:  Donald Trump accepts the nomination as the Republican candidate for President of the United States July 23, 1952: Egyptian military seizes power July 23, 2000: Tiger Woods completes Career Grand Slam July 24, 1911: Machu Picchu discovered… Read More ›