Happy Birthday to the Jewish Refugee Who Gave Us the Songs Sung by Christians and Patriots

Happy birthday to Irving Berlin, one of the most successful song writers in American history. He is the author of “White Christmas”, even though he was Jewish, and “God Bless America”, even though he was born in Russia. In 1888, Russia ramped up it’s “Pogroms” against Jews. In Russian, the word pogrom means “to wreak […]

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Every Picture is Bigger

Early this morning I was perusing the internet and came across two intriguing pictures.  They were on a twitter site called “Weird history.”  They showed two boys. One of them a nine year old from New York named Kevin Gorman, the other is Dionni, the son of the Chief of the Masai tribe of Kenya. […]

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Happy Birthday Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury, former lead singer of the band “Queen” would have turned 71 today.  His voice and his persona were unique and unforgettable.   He was the voice behind the ballads and anthems we all knew by heart that became the soundtrack to our childhoods.  You have probably been at a ballgame when the entire […]

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