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History Lesson No. 2: Revolutionary War

In honor of Independence Day, I think it’s important to set the record straight, and dispel many of the myths related to the birth of our great country. First, Paul Revere, who is widely regarded as a hero who warned the townspeople of the impending British invasion, was grossly misquoted. Yes, the “one if by… Continue Reading

Federal Holidays

OK, admit it—the ten federal holidays are just another excuse to relax and take it easy. Most of them don’t really have any special significance to you, do they? Do you send birthday cards to all of the dead presidents on Presidents Day? Do you birth a bunch of babies on Labor Day? Of course… Continue Reading