London Gin Craze Had Roots in Nascent Consumer Society – Bloomberg
- Gin’s Next of Kin (mensjournal.com)
- Gin and Tonic: A Short History of a Stiff Drink (activehistory.ca)
The view from the Prairie, with an emphasis on Energy
Lineman, Electrician, Industrial Control technician, Staking Engineer, Inspector, Quality Assurance Manager, Chief Operations Officer
Tench Coxe: “As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow citizens, the people are confirmed by the article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.” in “Remarks on the First Part of the Amendments to the Federal Constitution,” under the pseudonym “A Pennsylvanian” in the Philadelphia Federal Gazette, June 18, 1789.
“Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves? Is it feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man against his own bosom. Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birthright of an American… The unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.” – Tenche Coxe, The Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788.
You’re St. Melito of Sardis!
You have a great love of history and liturgy. You’re attached to the traditions of the ancients, yet you recognize that the old world — great as it was — is passing away. You are loyal to the customs of your family, though you do not hesitate to call family members to account for their sins.
Inspiration and motivation for every life situation.
" God cannot alter the past, though Historians can. "
I write to search for the real me.
Exploring What It Means To Be Born American.
My life as a daughter of the King
Discovering the beauty of truth
With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample our enemies. Psalms 109:13
I will lead her into the wilderness and I will speak to her heart - Hosea 2:14
UK Defence Issues and the odd container or two
Writing in words and pictures
A Catholic woman blogging about life
Creative Writing and unfinished business...
Local, National, & World News; Expert Reviews, Biased Commentary, Raw Polls, & Random Musings
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Talking through my research