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Among the many positive changes within the federal government since the end of the Obama Administration and the arrival of the Trump Administration, perhaps none surpass those brought by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under new Chairman Ajit Pai.

And the most welcome and beneficial change undertaken by the new FCC is its action to rescind Obama FCC decisions to begin regulating the internet as a "public utility" under statutes passed in the 1930s for old-fashioned, copper-wire telephone service.  The Obama FCC's action instantly began to stifle new broadband investment, and was subject to legal reversal.  The internet thrived for two decades under both the Clinton and Bush administrations precisely due to the federal government's "light touch" regulatory policy, and there…[more]

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By CFIF Staff
Thursday, November 09 2017

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Take CFIF’s 11-Question Veterans Day Quiz and test your knowledge of the brave men and women who defend our freedoms.

(Answer key may be found at the bottom)


1. Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11th for which one of the following reasons?

a. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on that date
b. The WWI armistice occurred on that date
c. The American Revolution ended on that date
d. Pearl Harbor was attacked on that date

2. Which of the following is the highest military decoration which can be awarded an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States?

a. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard Cross
b. Distinguished Service Medal
c. Medal of Honor
d. Silver Star

3. What is the oldest continuously occupied military post in the U.S.?

a. Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia
b. Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York
c. U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
d. U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland

4. Until 1947, the U.S. Air Force had been most closely associated with which one of the following service branches?

a. U.S. Army
b. U.S. Navy
d. U.S. Coast Guard
d. U.S. Marine Corps

5. “Semper Paratus” (Always Ready), is the motto of which one of the following services?

a. U.S. Marine Corps
b. U.S. Coast Guard
c. U.S. Army
d. U.S. Navy

6. The Friday before Mother’s Day is traditionally recognized as which one of the following?

a. Armed Forces Day
b. Memorial Day
c. Military Spouse Appreciation Day
d. V-E Day

7. In which one of the following years did Congress pass its first Declaration of War?

a. 1776 
b. 1812
c. 1917
d. 1941

8. Which one of the following was the first federally authorized housing and medical facility for disabled U.S. veterans?

a. The Naval Home
b. The Soldiers’ Home
c. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
d. Walter Reed Army Medical Center

9. Which U.S. President signed legislation to establish the Department of Veterans Affairs as a cabinet agency?

a. Herbert Hoover
b. Jimmy Carter
c. Ronald Reagan
d. George H.W. Bush

10. Which pair of the following U.S. Presidents both served on an aircraft carrier and had one named after them?

a. John F. Kennedy & Dwight D. Eisenhower
b. Ronald Reagan & John F. Kennedy
c. George H.W. Bush & Gerald R. Ford
d. Harry S. Truman & Jimmy Carter

11. Which one of the following patriots from the American Revolution is credited with stating, “I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death?”

a. Patrick Henry
b. Nathaniel Greene
c. Nathan Hale
d. Paul Revere

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"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance" President Thomas Jefferson


Answers:  1(b); 2(c); 3(c); 4(a); 5(b); 6(c); 7(b); 8(a); 9(c); 10(c); 11(a)

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