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20 July 2014 0 Comments

2014 the 100th anniversary of home air conditioning.

Charles Gilbert Gates was the first American to have air conditioning installed in his private residence. Air Conditioning was invented by Willis Havilland Carrier, a secular saint in my view.     Charles Gilbert Gates  The first US air conditioned residence   Willis Haviland Carrier, engineer and innovator   Cui bono? Who benefits from the […]

8 December 2012 0 Comments

Remembrances Last Full Measure of Devotion Marines Lt. Col. Raible and Staff Sgt. Atwell – September 14, 2012 Afghanistan

Three days after the bloody siege on our consulate in Benghazi, the Taliban waged an intricately coordinated, brutal attack on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Christopher Raible and Sgt. Bradley Atwell — have not been uttered publicly by the commander-in-chief. Their arrival back in the U.S. was not broadcast on network TV. But their […]

14 August 2011 0 Comments

Remembrances: America’s First Self-Made Woman Millionaire – Madam CJ Walker/ Sarah Breedlove

America’s first self-made woman millionaire: Madam CJ Walker A Lady for Liberty Twenty American Women Who Shaped American Liberty (John Bushnell) “I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I […]

10 August 2011 0 Comments

Remembrances: Last Full Measure of Devotion – Korean War Veterans – Highway Named

Act 5 Jun 15     HB  218 named the Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway This naming is a reminder of the importance and significance of President Harry Truman to confront Chinese Communist aggression into South Korea. Millions are free and prosperous because of those who gave the last full measure of devotion. A Leader of Men  […]

9 August 2011 0 Comments

Remembrances: The Last Full Measure of Devotion – CMSgt. Richard L. Etchberger- Highway Named

Bridge and Road names are ways we remember those who made a contribution. Many are named after those who died in war protecting us and American Freedom. Who we remember and what we remember is, in part, who we are and our culture. The Last Full Measure of Devotion: Act 4 May 27   SB 199 named […]

8 August 2011 0 Comments

Remembrances: Three Pennsylvania National Guardsmen Killed Afghanistan JULY 18, 2011

Three Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers Killed in Action July 18, 2011 Afghanistan   What were you doing on July 18, 2011 “Three members of the Pennsylvania National Guard have been killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. Guard officials identified the slain soldiers as Sgt. Edward Koehler, of Lebanon; Sgt. Brian Mowery, of Halifax; […]