Browsing: February 13

A Brief History On February 13, 2022, ironically during Black History Month, the National Football League is making a mockery of American society by featuring ill-advised radical and divisive racial aspects to the sport they like to think of as our “National Pastime.”  We call upon all decent Americans to send a strong message to the NFL by boycotting this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. Digging Deeper A lot of the substance for our displeasure with the NFL stems from the “entertainment” scheduled for half-time and some of the ads to be aired during the game, one of which is…

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A Brief History On February 13, 1981, an incredible 13 miles of sewers and streets in Louisville, Kentucky blew up, the explosion caused by the detonation of hexane gas vapors.  Even more incredibly, no people were killed, although 4 were injured.  The Louisville Sewer Explosion is exactly why we cannot trust industry to “do the right thing.” Digging Deeper Hexane gas is not your normal sewer gas that you might have heard referred to in the past, but the product of industrial waste illegally dumped by giant feed and animal food company Ralston-Purina.  The Ralston-Purina plant located in Louisville processes…

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A Brief History On February 13, 1920, the Negro National League of professional baseball was founded, not the first all African American baseball league, but the first to last more than one season and the foundation for African American professional baseball in the United States.  In honor of Black History Month, February of every year in the US, we ran an article appropriately titled February 9, 1971: In Honor of Black History Month…. Just 4 days ago in which we discussed some of professional baseball’s Black pioneers.  Until the Brooklyn Dodgers hired Jackie Robinson to play second base in 1947,…

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A Brief History Biographical sports comedy-drama film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Fighting with My Family on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10 in Mayfield Heights, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://gofobo.com/main/code_redeem and enter the following code: HHFighting8374.  This pass is valid for up to two seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  You must be with your guest to enter.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper   Fighting with My Family follows the journey of professional wrestler Saraya “Paige” Bevis, from…

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A Brief History On February 13, 2009, the Internet Safety Act was introduced to the United States House of Representatives by Representative Lamar Smith, a Republican from Texas, and the United States Senate by Senator John Cornyn, also a Republican from Texas.  Neither bill was passed by Congress. Whether it be on the internet or elsewhere, if there is one thing that takes priority over all else in life, it is your family’s safety. These days, it is even more difficult to make sure that your family is safe at all times, mostly because of the rise of the internet and…

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