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  • Pippinfest in Fairfield
    Fairfield’s Pippinfest is piping with apples
    Have you ever been to Pippinfest in Fairfield, PA? If not, it’s coming up this weekend, Sept. 27 and Sept. 28. For 34 years, Pippinfest has been a highly sought after fall festival in the region, occurring annually every last full weekend in...
  • The Judas Goat
    Barack Obama is a Judas Goat leading America to destruction Part 1 of 8
    Barack Obama is a Judas goat, either by his own design or those who are pulling his strings. Even if it is by those pulling his strings it is my opinion he is okay with his role. His ego is being fed enough to satisfy his appetite.President Barack...
  • State of Jefferson, part of northern California forming a new state?
    Northern California forming new state: Secession vote, Jefferson 51st state name
    Is northern California forming a new state? Voters in the highly rural and traditional area will in fact have the opportunity to put their voices to the test with an upcoming secession support vote that could make American history. If U.S....
  • Freedom for the birds?
    Freedom for the birds?
    “I am for freedom of religion,” wrote Thomas Jefferson to another Founding Father, “and against all maneuvers to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another.”The insistence on the separation of church and state...
  • Jefferson, Dickens, Tolstoy
    The story of Christ as told by Jefferson, Dickens and Tolstoy
    Have you ever wanted to ‘rewrite’ the Bible to better fit your worldview? Maybe edit out the nastier bits in Leviticus? Cut out the infrequently read Ester and Nahum? Give Revelation a happy ending? Then check out a new play at The...
  • Talkbacks with extraordinary guests follow select performances of world premiere
    Talkbacks with extraordinary guests follow select performances of world premiere
    An extraordinary array of talkback guest speakers following select performances of “The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord” at NoHo Arts Center are part of the programming associated...
  • Jefferson
    The Founders and Slavery: Misunderstood
    The Founders, in the way the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were worded, set the stage for the elimination of slavery in the United States. The Civil War was indeed about slavery, it was phase two of the American Revolution,...
  • Modoc County, Ca
    Second county votes for secession in California
    The Modoc County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0, with one supervisor absent to look into secession. They join Siskiyou County, in looking into forming a new state they plan to name Jefferson. Their goal is to attract 10 to 12 counties to join them...
  • First wine vinified with grapes grown at Monticello
    Jefferson-era attempts at growing European grapes in Virginia
    Virginians like to say that grape and wine production is part of their heritage dating back to 1619 with the adoption of the Twelfth Act of the Original Acts of the Virginia General Assembly that required every landowner to plant and maintain 10...
  • Can ‘Once Upon A Time’s’ Mad Hatter carry s own series? ABC thinks so
    Can ‘Once Upon A Time’s’ Mad Hatter carry his own series? ABC thinks so
    Due to the phenomenal success of ABC’s “Once Upon A Time,” ABC is considering a spinoff for the Mad Hatter according to a Feb. 22 report on Deadline.Due to the phenomenal success of ABC’s “Once Upon A Time,” ABC...
  • A Little Rebellion Is A Good Thing
    'A Little Rebellion Now And Then Is A Good Thing'- Thomas Jefferson
    'I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.' -Thomas Jefferson Letter to James Madison from Paris, January 30, 1787 after Shays Rebellion, a revolt of...
  • Prayer
    Day of prayer or day of reason?
    This year, May 3, 2012 has been proclaimedour National Day of Prayer. This is a day set aside that gives people of all faiths an opportunity to take time to reflect on and pray for our nation.In Richmond, any number of churches have already put...
  • yellow-spotted salamander
    Salamanders migrate throughout country (video)
    As the first warm, nocturnal rains of March fall over the eastern portion of the United States, a remarkable natural event is about to unfold: the yellow-spotted salamander migration. The Appalachain mountains, particularly, the Smokeys are the...
  • The Constitution
    Was America founded as a Christian nation: Pt. 1. The founders take a stand
    The poor founding fathers, if only they knew how their words were up for grabs these days they might return to menace the halls of both Fox News and MSNBC. It seems every person with a political or social opinion wants to claim them as their...
  • American Revolution
    "Let me have my farm, family and goose quill . . .”
    Born on October 30, 1735, John Adams joined a family who had several generations of American citizenship prior to his birth. His father was also named John and received an education from Harvard. His mother was Susanna Boylston. His family also...