Statements about History

The very first meal on the surface of the moon was the Holy Communion.

The U.S. initially had three federal felonies: treason, piracy, and counterfeiting securities and money.

"Forty years ago ... about half of congressional districts were genuinely competitive. Today, only about 10 percent of House races on Cook Political Report are listed as ‘toss-ups’ or ‘lean’ to one party."

Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign has "exactly the same" challenges as Ronald Reagan’s successful 1980 bid.

Georgia’s illegal immigration crackdown laws should be called the "Brown Codes" because of their similarity to the "Black Codes" governing blacks after the Civil War.

"On the day of the New Hampshire primary in 1980, the top 13 people of Ronald Reagan’s staff quit."

"(Birmingham, Ala.) is the cradle of the civil rights movement."

If today's economy was rebounding at the rate of the "Reagan recovery," it would have created the equivalent of 25 million new jobs and raised federal revenue by $800 billion a year.

In the U.S. Constitution, "there’s a little section in there that talks about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

Says President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sent his advisers to study socialism with Soviet dictator Josef Stalin so the president could replicate it in the United States.

"You’ll find blacks in almost every regiment throughout the South who fought right alongside white Southerners," during the Civil War.

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