I was working and I missed it: Happy Religious Freedom Day! (a little late)

January 18, 2008

January 16 was Religious Freedom Day. I missed it again.

But I celebrate it most days, and you can, too.

They just don’t make many like Thomas Jefferson any more.

Thomas Jefferson, in bas relief, in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Architect of the Capitol photo.   C. Paul Jennewein, sculptor

Thomas Jefferson, in bas relief, in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a gallery of lawgivers who contributed to the heritage of U.S. law and freedom. Architect of the Capitol photo. C. Paul Jennewein, sculptor

 


Millard Fillmore, fulcrum of history

January 18, 2008

Without the fanfare the act deserves, Elektratig has been revealing secrets of the history of Millard Fillmore, including this one, “Millard Fillmore, fulcrum of history. 

Fillmore’s role in the creation and passage of the Compromise of 1850 may be more substantial than most accounts of the time allow.

In any case, for our much-overlooked 13th president, Electratig points researchers to more information to tell the story.  He’s got several posts on Fillmore, more than a dozen in the recent past; noodle around and find all of them.  For example:


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