THIS DAY IN HISTORY January 8
* 1835 – The United States national debt is zero for the only time.
* 1867 – African American men are granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C.
* 1982 – The break up of AT&T: AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions.
* 2005 – The nuclear sub USS San Francisco collides at full speed with an undersea mountain south of Guam. One man is killed, but the sub surfaces and is repaired.
* 2011 – The attempted assassination of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona at a Safeway grocery store, for which Jared Lee Loughner is subsequently arrested, kills six people and wounds 13, including Giffords.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
POLITICS AND RELIGION
* Update – Ryan Bell | Adventist response | Other Christian response
* Update – Educational website about child medical neglect in Idaho launched
* Transgender teen commits suicide due to parent’s religious treatment of her
* He’s not dead, just meditating
* Prohibiting discrimination is discrimination
* Alabama city want’s to declare God it’s owner
* Turning the other cheek: Christian MMA
* Zombie nativity defied take down order
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* @gwenexperience via Twitter on Christmas
* @gwenexperience via Twitter regarding Episode 75
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