A thought for the day: Words from William Blake, When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Humorist Will Stanton said, Republicans study the financial pages of the newspaper, Democrats put them in the bottom of the bird cage.
On this date in history:
In 1848, gold was discovered at John Sutter's mill near Sacramento. The discovery touched off the great gold rush of 1849.
In 1908, the first Boy Scout troop was organized in ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English dramatist William Congreve in 1670
- Frederick the Great of Prussia in 1712
- British social reformer Edwin Chadwick in 1800
- author Edith Wharton in ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2017 with 341 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On January 24th, 1984, the Apple Macintosh went on sale for the first time.
A thought for the day: Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. -- Mark Twain