Will Connecticut vote to effectively eliminate the Electoral College?

Connecticut’s GAE Committee held a hearing on anti-Electoral College legislation earlier today. I testified before the committee and also submitted handwritten testimony, which I have reprinted below. If you are from Connecticut, I encourage you to learn more about this dangerous legislation before it is too late!  The Electoral College was designed to protect small states […]

This Day in History: A long-stranded B-17 crew is finally rescued

On this day in 1943, three members of a long-stranded B-17 crew are finally rescued from the Greenland Ice Cap. They’d spent 129 days in frigid temperatures and bitter winds. They’d lost friends. They’d fought gangrene, broken bones, and hunger. And yet they’d survived. The B-17 crew had been engaged in a search and rescue […]

This Day in History: The British are forced to evacuate Boston

On this day in 1776, the British army evacuates Boston. A bedraggled band of colonists had kept the city under siege for nearly a year—ever since the “shot heard ‘round the world” at Lexington Green! What a slap in the face for the powerful British Army. The British might never have been forced out but […]

This Day in History: Sergeant Stubby, a stray dog turned war hero

On this day in 1926, Sergeant Stubby passes away. Stubby wasn’t just any sergeant—he was a dog! He served with the 102nd Infantry, 26th Yankee Division during World War I. Some even claim that he was the “most decorated dog” in that war. Stubby was more than just a pet who occasionally cheered soldiers up. […]