Mike McCormack's Blog Posts Tagged 'United States' (6)

A Sincere Reply Regarding 'America's Birthday and the Irish'

It been a while since anyone held my feet to the fire over what I wrote, but Patrick O'Toole questioned some of the facts in my 7/5/16 blog America's Birthday and the…


Added by Mike McCormack on August 4, 2016 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

The True Story of Thanksgiving

History, as written, is not always accurate. Revised versions of past events are often presented to support conclusions already reached - political or otherwise. Sadly, many of these revised…


Added by Mike McCormack on November 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — 14 Comments

America's Birthday and the Irish

At the dawn of what was to become an age of rebellion, Thomas Jefferson said, Rebellion is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government. The American revolution of 1775 to 1781 was the inspiration for rebellions…


Added by Mike McCormack on July 4, 2014 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Paddy Colvin's Unforgettable New Year

There were a number of Irishmen in Trenton, NJ prior to the Revolutionary War.  Among them…


Added by Mike McCormack on January 1, 2014 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

The Meaning of Thanksgiving

History is written by the winner, which accounts for the revised versions of some events.  Another reason is that some  rewrote history to support a specific agenda, quoting facts out of context, citing only those…


Added by Mike McCormack on November 2, 2013 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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