This Week in History: Old Ironsides, Fort Mifflin, Esther Reed helps the war!

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, October 20 On this day in 1819, future Union Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles is born in Manhattan. He was not one of history’s more admirable characters! Two stories are typically told about him. […]

Poll: Americans Want to Scrap World Series

In honor of the World Series of Baseball, which is starting today, I am reposting a piece of satire that I wrote in 2011. Enjoy! A new poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly prefer to scrap the World Series. A shocking 68% of Americans instead believe that Major League Baseball should rely upon “total runs scored” […]

This Week in History: Battle of Saratoga, Anti-Federalists, and Agent 355

  Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, October 6 On this day in 1777, Americans lose the Battle of Fort Montgomery and Fort Clinton. But that defeat would end up playing to Americans’ advantage! At the time, British Gen. […]

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