This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1816 on this day, an announcement appeared in Baltimore newspapers, “Gas Light Without Oil, Tallow, Wick or Smoke.” It was a sensational headline for the time, but was followed by a description of the new gas lighting on display at the Peale Museum. An admission fee was charged for the public to enter and observe the innovative lighting. The Peale Museum was the first public building in the United States to use gas lighting.
This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. On this day in 1792, Congress passed The Coinage Act, which created the mint and authorized construction of a mint building in the nation’s then-capital, Philadelphia.
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – You see, folks, we’re political animals. Everything that happened generates a political response. This is the crux of Buchanan’s argument that I wanted to bring up today. There is nothing that can happen that’s newsworthy that does not generate a political response, meaning the urge by Chuck Schumers of the world, the urge by Peter Kings and Lindsey Grahams of the world to jump in and legislate it to fix it and make it all go away. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – I always look for historical angles to talk about these things that we discuss here on the program. I was wondering if all the people of all of Taxachusetts were as blindly and meekly following the orders of their state and city overlords on Friday. Would that translate to the rest of the state? Massachusetts does have a western part as well. Is there any historical precedent for this? It turns out that there is. Check out today’s audio and transcript for the rest…
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – This is an impressive rollout of State security force here. Again, I don’t know under what authority the governor is acting. I don’t know if he’s acting under any authority whatsoever. Is there an executive order? AG, have you seen any posts of an executive order from the governor or is he just going to television microphones and barking out orders over CBS? Check out today’s transcript for the rest…