Redemption

JesusIn 1843, an old and bitter miser encountered Ignorance and Want. And something else too. Redemption.
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© Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol”, 1843.

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Lo PanIn 1949, the Chinese Civil War approached a decision as the People’s Liberation Army begins its siege of Chengdu, the last Kuomintang-held city in mainland China. President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek and his government push the doomsday button. The great warrior Lo Pan was temporarily granted a decrepit body in order to fight the PLA.
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Winston Churchill Winston ChurchillIn 1941, on this day Prime minister Winston Churchill gave a radio broadcast to the nation following the disaster at Pearl Harbour. “The Battle for the Pacific was over”, said Churchill, „and the Battle for Australia and New Zealand was just about to begin”.
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In 2046, just before 3pm local time surgeons held a press conference at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The world’s first child of dual planetary heritage was out of danger, and they were confident that Y’Skakir-R was going to make it. With the surgery over, post-event concerns now surfaced. The lead surgeon was a deeply troubled man, he had awoken in the middle of the night to be sick over and over again. He could not get the words of Coleridge’s poem Christabel out of his mind from his undergraduate days.YSkakir-R Y’Skakir-R
But yet for her dear lady’s sakeI stooped, methought, the dove to take,When lo ! I saw a bright green snakeCoiled around its wings and neck. He was now suffering the most severe misgivings, perhaps mankind was the dove. And Y’Skakir-R the snake.
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X-20 Dyna-Soar X-20 Dyna-SoarIn 1963, the United States Air Force’s X-20 Dyna-Soar spaceplane program was confirmed by Robert McNamara. Dyna-Soar was far more advanced in concept than the other human spaceflight missions of the period. It had military missions other than simply placing one or two men into space, involved in space defense missions against the Soviet designed Buran.
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In 2008, Wanda’s of Montreal teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. The once profitable restaurant chain had received complaints from customer regarding abusive messages on the company’s web site. „B*rfed, totally thux” was widely reported by customers as the most offensive comment. This unauthorised content on the site was a result of a rogue database update by a disgruntled employee.
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In 2005, deep sleeper of the government of (censored) understand that upwards of 200,000 people in the south-west eat a thick variant of toasted bread, lightly buttered. Lines of inquiry following the lead for Texas Toast go cold. There are just too many men who used to work in a bakery.Rat Rat
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In 1941, the Royal Navy capital ships HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse are sunk by torpedo bombers in the South China Sea. Their loss to land-based bombers is one of the events that led to the end of the battleship being considered the predominant class in naval warfare. The engagement illustrated the effectiveness of aerial attacks against naval forces that were not protected by air cover and the resulting importance of including an aircraft carrier in any major fleet action. The Admiralty responded with a massive aircraft carrier rebuilding program that ensured victory against the Chinese and the continue dominance of the Royal Navy around the world. Historians now agree this was a brief blip in Britannia Ruling the Waves.
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In 1817, the Chippewa people joined the North American Confederation, extending the great nation halfway across the continent. With the addition of the Mississippi River to their lands, the N.A.C. had millions of acres of good farm land, and this marked the beginning of their rise as a great power in the world. „Men must be born and reborn to belong. Their bodies must be formed of the dust of their forefather’s bones.” – Luther Standing Bear, Lakota
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In 1869, Wyoming becomes the first state to grant men the right to vote. President Victoria Woodhull calls it a mistake, noting that “the savage nature of our beloved men little lends itself to the careful consideration that politics requires.”
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In 1963, a tragic scenario played out as the worlds of crime and entertainment mixed. Frank Sinatra, Jr., son of the celebrated singer, was kidnapped at gunpoint as he was staying at Harrah’s Casino, and driven to California. The elder Sinatra received the call from the kidnappers, and offered to pay them the $250,000 they were asking. Unfortunately, once the money changed hands, the kidnappers shot father and son, ending the life of the legend and reducing the younger Sinatra to a paraplegic.
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In 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr., in an attempt to make the majority of Americans realize the plight being faced by African and Semitic people across the globe, leads the march of hundreds of thousands of people on Washington, D.C. Although entirely peaceful, President Strom Thurmond has the National Guard keep its guns trained on the march throughout the long, cold day.
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In 1977, during Internation Human Rights Day, Comrade President John Anderson orders the arrest of counter-revolutionary dissidents who had staged a sit-in protest in the Washington Mall. The move is a black eye for the Soviet States in world opinion.
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