By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Hillary Clinton apparently suffered no injuries when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in Monday night was involved in a crash, NJ.com reported. >> Read more trending news Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, was traveling to a fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez in Jersey City, where she was the featured speaker. The Secret Service vehicle pulled into a parking garage, made a left turn and hit a concrete crossbeam, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.In its accident report, Jersey City police said the driver told them she drove into the garage and said the crossbeam was not marked with its height. All passengers refused medical attention, according to the AP.The former first lady left the vehicle and walked to the fundraiser. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Palm Beach County mugshots: Arrest photos from Palm … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton unhurt in Jersey City parking garage crash
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The gathering in Washington, DC, on Monday was a stark contrast to the angry leftist protesters who descended on the nation’s capital in recent weeks to protest now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination. Those gathered around the towering statue of Christopher Columbus at Union Station’s Columbus Circle prayed, sang God Bless America, saluted the flag, and honored the legacy of the Italian explorer who changed the course of human history.The celebration also included advocacy for the federal holiday and expressed opposition to “revisionist history” that paints Columbus as an evil man who brought disease and death to the “indigenous people” on the North American continent. A number of states have changed the holiday to Indigenous Peoples Day. Penny Starr/Breitbart News While Columbus has been regarded as a courageous and pious man throughout history, in recent years “many also came to view Western (i.e. European) civilization, … [Read more...] about Patriots Gather in D.C. to Celebrate Discovery of New World by Christopher Columbus, Counter ‘Revisionist’ History
TODAY is Columbus Day, a holiday celebrated in many countries across the New World including the USA. Here's the lowdown on the day that celebrates one of the greatest explorers in history. Why do Americans celebrate Columbus Day? Columbus Day is a public holiday in some areas in the USA and is always celebrated on the second Monday in October. It was informally celebrated by various Italian- and Catholic-American communities as far back as the late 1700s. Anti-Catholic and anti-Italian sentiments were common in the US at the time, and Columbus served as an uplifting symbol for these communities. In 1907, Colorado became the first state to officially observe Columbus Day. Italian immigrants Angelo Noce and Siro Mangini worked with state Senator Casimiro Barela to pass the holiday into law. Mr Magini’s daughter later told the Denver Post that Columbus was “one person Italian Americans would not throw rocks at”. Columbus Day was not named an official national holiday … [Read more...] about Happy Columbus Day 2018! Why do Americans celebrate the day and who was Christopher Columbus?
From right, Atthowe Fine Art Services Chief Rigger Esteban Granados, and Art Handler Ryan Rudie prepare to weigh the Christopher Columbus statue after moving it off its pedestal at San Jose City Hall in San Jose, California, on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The controversial statue will be relocated to the Italian American Heritage Foundation in San Jose. (LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group) Atthowe Fine Art Services Art Handler Ryan Rudie keeps an eye on the Christopher Columbus statue as it's lifted off its pedestal at San Jose City Hall in San Jose, California, on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The controversial statue will be relocated to the Italian American Heritage Foundation in San Jose. (LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds From right, Atthowe Fine Art Services Art Handler Brian Barreto, Chief Rigger Esteban Granados, Art Handlers Chris Fry and Ryan Rudie move the Christopher Columbus statue off its pedestal at San Jose City Hall in San … [Read more...] about Christopher Columbus statue in City Hall finds a temporary home
Updated 4:20 pm PDT, Thursday, August 30, 2018 In this Aug. 29, 2018 photo, a woman walks past the statue of Christopher Columbus in St. Louis. The statue is being called into question about a year after a Confederate monument was removed from another park in the city. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) less In this Aug. 29, 2018 photo, a woman walks past the statue of Christopher Columbus in St. Louis. The statue is being called into question about a year after a Confederate monument was removed from another park ... more Photo: J.B. Forbes, AP Photo: J.B. Forbes, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this Aug. 29, 2018 photo, a woman walks past the statue of Christopher Columbus in St. Louis. The statue is being called into question about a year after a Confederate monument was removed from … [Read more...] about Missouri commission to review Christopher Columbus statue