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Filling in the Hole in West’s Painting

Yesterday I showed an image of Benjamin West’s painting of the American diplomats who went to Paris to negotiate the end of the War for Independence.As shown above, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay signed the treaty of peace with Great Britain. Show More Summary

Recruiting Roundup: Sampson Decommits from St. John’s in Wake of Lavin Leaving; Ivan Rabb Nearing Decision

19 hours agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

By JOSH NEWMAN & ADAM ZAGORIA SYRACUSE — In the wake of Steve Lavin and St. John’s parting ways, four-star recruit Brandon Sampson will re-open his recruitment, according to multiple reports. The highest-profile recruit Lavin gained for the Class of 2015, Sampson’s high school coach, Jeff Jones, told ESPN’s Jeff Borzello that the Red Storm […]

CUFI Leader John Hagee confirms Christian Zionism is anti-Semitic

Evangelical pastor John Hagee, the leader of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the US' largest pro-Israel organization and the most powerful group in the Christian Zionist movement, has adamantly insisted that Christian Zionism is anti-Semitic.

A Sick and Twisted Culture

Tonight, the New York Philharmonic premiered a work by John Adams. Adams is probably the most famous and important composer in the world (classical composer). His new work is Scheherazade.2, a “dramatic symphony for violin and orchestra.” Before the performance, Adams himself took a microphone and spoke to the audience about the work. Show More Summary

President John Quincy Adams: Koran is Filled With Hate

Our founders better understood Islam than our current one appears to. Take our sixth president, John Quincy Adams, for instance. He understood clearly that Islam is a creed built on hate, violence, murder, and conquest. It is NO religion of peace. Show More Summary

Why spy

(Scott Johnson) Yesterday the Wall Street Journal’s Adam Entous reported in a page-one story leaked by the Obama administration that “Israel spied on Iran talks with US” (accessible here via Google). John commented on the story here....Show More Summary

Prop Jones in talks over Blues deal

Former Wales prop Adam Jones is in talks with Cardiff Blues over a possible contract extension, says coach Paul John.

March Madness: Round One results, Round Two votes!

5 days agoNews : ComPost

Wow, what a first round! Friends, I am very excited for this bracket. Already there have been some huge upsets. Stunners: John Adams defeated Beyonce. Handily. Lady Macbeth beat Kanye West. Zelda Fitzgerald took down Percy Shelley. Art Garfunkel won. Surprises: Bacon barely squeaked out a win over jelly (admittedly, I think the poll was […]

Liveblogging the American Revolution: March 21, 1777: John Adams

John Adams: [To James Warren](http://www.masshist.org/publications/apde2/view?id=ADMS-06-05-02-0065): " >Philadelphia March 21. 1777 >Dear sir >It is not easy to penetrate the Designs of the Enemy. What Object they have in View, cannot certainly be determined. Show More Summary

Thursday assorted John Adams links

1. Christian Zeal and Activity (John Adams). 2. On the Transmigration of Souls (John Adams, 2002). I sometimes think of Adams’s best work as pretending to serve up corny and slightly obvious Americana, but in fact offering a mysterious, Eastern, and even Buddhist alternative history of the United States.  My other favorite pieces by Adams […]

Interview: The Lost World of Adam and Eve

Old Testament scholar John Walton affirms a historical Adam—but says there are far more important dimensions to Genesis. In recent years, John Walton, professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, has been both lauded and criticized for his interpretation of Genesis 1–2. Show More Summary

San Diego Opera seizes the hour with prophetic 'Nixon in China'

"We live in unsettled times," the president sings at the beginning of John Adams' opera "Nixon in China." He has just arrived in Peking (now Beijing) for his 1972 meeting with Chairman Mao, thus opening up relations between the U.S. and China and paving the way for China's global ascent....

Liveblogging the American Revolution: March 16, 1777: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams

John Adams: [Letter to Abigail Adams, 16 March 1777, letterbook copy](http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/archive/doc?id=L17770316ja): >Philadelphia March 16, 1777 >The Spring advances, very rapidly, and all Nature will soon be cloathed in her gayest Robes. Show More Summary

Josh Edgin To Undergo Tommy John Surgery– Out For Season

The New York Mets have been dealt a crushing blow as left-handed relief pitcher Josh Edgin will miss the entire 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN. With Edgin lost, the team will have to replenish...Show More Summary

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. - voice actors revealed

Henry Fleming – Adam Baldwin (Jayne Cobbe – Firefly) John Henry – Michael Dorn (Worf – Star Trek: The Next Generation) Lion – Fred Tatasciore (Saren – Mass Effect) Tiger Lily – Kari Wahlgren (Asche – Final Fantasy XII) Tom Sawyer – Jeremy...Show More Summary

L.A. Phil brings new 'New World' to Asia

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The second of the two programs that the Los Angeles Philharmonic will play on its Asian tour, beginning next week in Hong Kong, has an obvious American theme. John Adams' "City Noir" is an ode to old Hollywood. In Dvorák's "New World" Symphony, a noted nationalist Czech composer gave...

Joe Biden Does His Best Paul Ryan Impression

Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Vice-President Joe Biden did bicep curls with a 30-pound dumbbell while talking on the phone, as John Adams stared at him in admiration? This is Joe Biden we're talking about, so you knew this day would come. Although we only see... More »

Rahim Moore to Texans: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Veteran safety Rahim Moore is coming off a career season in 2014. He has reportedly cashed in on that success by agreeing to a deal with the Houston Texans. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the deal, while John McClain of the Houston...Show More Summary

Have Ryan Pace and John Fox Done Enough to Improve Bears in Free Agency?

The Chicago Bears have made several intriguing moves this offseason. Have the Bears made the right moves to this point in the offseason? Have they improved their defense? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL analyst Chris Simms discuss the Bears' offseason in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Lost Women of History: Abigail Adams

At some point during their education, American students learn about John Adams: an American founding father, the country’s second president, and an advocate of American independence from Britain. However, he was not an advocate for the...Show More Summary

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