Wentworth Cheswell Black Patriot & Son of Liberty

A Black Patriot: Wentworth Cheswell

Wentworth Cheswell
At WallBuilders we strive to “present America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious, and constitutional heritage,” so Wentworth Cheswell (sometimes Chiswell or Cheswill) is a perfect subject for our attention.He was the grandson of black slave Richard Cheswell (who early gained his freedom and in 1717 and became the first black to own property in the colony of New Hampshire); and he was the son of Hopestill Cheswell, a notable homebuilder who built the homes of several patriot leaders, including John Paul Jones and the Rev. Samuel Langdon. Wentworth was named after the famous Wentworth family, from whom came several state governors, including Benning Wentworth – the governor at the time of Wentworth’s birth.

In 1763, Wentworth began attending an academy in Byfield, Massachusetts (30 miles from his home), where for four years he received an extensive education, studying Latin, Greek, swimming, horsemanship, reading, writing, and arithmetic.

In 1767, he returned home and became a schoolteacher, also marrying Mary Davis (they eventually had 13 children – 4 sons and 9 daughters). At the age of 21, he had already become an established and educated property owner and a stalwart in his local church, even holding a church pew.

The following year, Wentworth was elected town constable – the first of many offices he held throughout his life. Two years later in 1770, he was elected town selectman (the selectmen were considered the “town fathers” of a community). Other town offices in which he served included seven years as Auditor, six years as Assessor, two years as Coroner, seven years as town Moderator (presiding over town meetings), and twelve years as Justice of the Peace, overseeing trials, settling disputes, and executing deeds, wills, and legal documents. (View an 1813 document signed by Cheswell as justice of the peace.) For half a century – including every year from 1768 until 1817 – Wentworth held some position in local government.

In addition to his civic service, Wentworth was also a patriot leader. In fact, the town selected him as the messenger for the Committee of Safety – the central nervous system of the American Revolution that carried intelligence and messages back and forth between strategic operational centers. Serving in that position, Wentworth undertook the same task as Paul Revere, making an all-night ride to warn citizens of imminent British invasion.

In April 1776, he signed a document in which he pledged, “at the risk of . . . live and fortune,” to take up arms to resist the British, and in September 1777, he enlisted in a company of Light Horse Volunteers commanded by Colonel John Langdon (Langdon later became one of the 55 Founding Fathers who drafted the U. S. Constitution, then a framer of the Bill of Rights, and later the New Hampshire governor). Langdon’s company made a 250-mile march to Saratoga, New York, to join with the Continental Army under General Horatio Gates to defeat British General Burgoyne at the Battle of Saratoga – the first major American victory in the Revolution.

After returning from Saratoga, in the spring of 1778, Wentworth was elected to the convention to draft the state’s first constitution, but some unknown event prevented his attendance.

Wentworth also served as Newmarket’s unofficial historian, copying town records from 1727 (including the records of various church meetings) and chronicling old stories of the town as well as its current events. Additionally, having investigated and made extensive notes on numerous artifacts and relics he discovered in the region around Newmarket, he is considered the state’s first archeologist. Therefore, when the Rev. Jeremy Belknap published his famous three-volume History of New Hampshire (1784-1792), he relied on (and openly acknowledged) much information he gleaned from Wentworth.

In 1801, Wentworth helped start the town library to preserve and disseminate useful knowledge and virtue. His commitment to providing helpful information is not surprising, for not only had he become a school teacher in 1767 but in 1776 he was elected as one of five men to regulate and oversee the schools of Newmarket.

In 1817, in his 71st year of age, Wentworth succumbed to typhus fever and was buried on the family farm, where other members of his family were later buried. In fact, when his daughter Martha died (his last surviving heir), her will provided that any members or descendants of the family could forever forward be buried on the farm. Unfortunately, that family graveyard long lay in disrepair, but in recent years friends and family have managed to restore it.

The legacy of Wentworth Cheswell is a lasting one: a patriot, teacher, and church leader; an historian, archeologist, and educator; a judge and official elected to numerous offices (he is considered the first black American elected to office in America). He is truly one of our forgotten patriots but he is a laudable example for all Americans – a hero worth remembering and honoring.

The above was copied from Wallbuilders.com .

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Liberty TEA Party Patriots Host MN GOP Chair & Deputy Chair Candidate Forum March 2

The Liberty TEA Party Patriots are having a Forum for Delegates & Alternates to the MNGOP State Central Committee featuring the Candidates for State Party Chair & Deputy Chair at Willy McCoy’s-Champlin.

Republican Party of Minnesota (RPM) Chair Candidates:

Jennifer Carnahan    David Hann   Chris Fields   Rick Rice

RPM Deputy Chair Candidates:

David Pascoe   Jennifer DeJournett  Andy Aplikowski

What:  Liberty TEA Party Patriots Hosts Panel Discussion for RPM Chair & Deputy Chair Candidates

Where:   12450 Business Park Blvd N, Champlin, MN 55316 Willy McCoy’s Forum Map 

When:       March 2, 2017


6:15 pm     Social/network/menu order Willy McCoy’s Menu
7:00 pm    Panel discussion with the MN GOP Chair & Deputy Chair candidates

Cost:  Free, unless you order off the menu



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Someday Soon Your National REAL ID Card Will Be used to Spy on You

The scare mongers of both parties in the MN State Legislature are trying to get you to support REAL ID.  They are doing it for their re-election in a few years.  To ensure the sovereignty of the State of Minnesota and your individual rights FIGHT for ENHANCED ID.

Oddly enough we are seeing the pro-imigrant and pro-illegal alien groups take sides with us. REAL ID is national ID card that a threat to your individual civil rights and Minnesota’s 10th amendment rights and state sovereignty.

We know a little bit about losing our right to self determination, the SPRCC lost that in 2014 when the Jim Carson Regime fiated that the citywide caucus to elect our Delegates, Ward Officers, and Executive Officers be ended. They set up a puppet regime to dictate–one has to be a delegate or alternate to CD4 GOP to belong to it.

Proponents say REAL ID is one of the things the 9/11 Commission came up with to make sure we are safe in the Homeland. To get one citizens will have to show their birth certificate and their social security card and prove they are a citizen regardless of age.

The REAL ID proposal has been around longer than 9/11 and it found its way into a defense authorization bill much like the Johnson Amendment did in 1954. Like Senator LBJ’s amendment there wasn’t much debate on REAL ID.

*(Open the link and you’ll see the response to the question “Is DHS trying to build a National Database with all our information?” their answer is No. The truth is that at a later time it will be easy for a Obama-like President or a DHS Secretary to do so.  This is a National ID Card and violates the 10th Amendment and your right to privacy).

Right now there is no Official national identification card or papers. Many forms of ID like a Social Security Number, a driver’s license, passports, credit cards with a photo on them, electronic messaging devices can help to identify someone but we don’t live in a police state yet that requires them.

In old World War movies and TV shows about Nazi Europe or Imperial Japan, or the old Soviet Union you will see scenes where characters need to produce papers that say who they are or allow them special traveling passes. Those papers are what REAL ID cards are.  They are a way to track the movements of individuals.

There’s a particular scene in the movie “The Hunt for Red October,” where the first mate of the defecting crew of the Soviet Sub asks his Captain if America will allow him to buy an RV and drive to Montana in it.  Captain Ramius played by Sean Connery, says that he could do that without papers. The first mate is astonished that Americans can move about without papers.

Well that freedom will be a thing of the past with REAL ID. Ironically proponents say you won’t be allowed to get on a plane or train to travel without it.

So what is the alternative?

Enhanced ID is an identification card that allows travel but it is for the intended purpose of being a citizen without the government knowing every little detail about you. Really the government goons can find out about you through your Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram accounts without a warrant.

MN State Senator Limmer (R-Maple Grove) is leading the fight against REAL ID in the State Senate and Twila Brase of Citizens Council For Health Freedom (CCHF) is leading the fight in the public as well.

What really is at stake is the Government’s control over what you do. Maybe not now but someday when a US President turns our sovereignty over to the United Nations or the Anti-Christ you will have a card that will be able to track everything you do and it will block you from buying and selling in order to live. Thus was foretold in the book of Revelations Chapter 13 Verses 16-17.

Revelation 13:16-17  New English Translation (NET Bible)

16 He also caused everyone (small and great, rich and poor, free and slave) to obtain a mark on their right hand or on their forehead. 17 Thus no one was allowed to buy or sell things unless he bore the mark of the beast—that is, his name or his number.

There is a downright fear of these National ID cards or Apple Pay or devices that spy on you because of Revelations 13:16-17.

Let’s put up a roadblock here in Minnesota and end this insanity.  Remember like Common Core just because other states are doing it doesn’t mean it is good for you.

Find your state Representative & State Senator (www.leg.state.mn.us/leg/districtfinder) and tell them to vote No on REAL ID and Yes to Enhanced ID.

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Capitol Republican Women Host a Panel Discussion with MNGOP CD4 Officer Candidates Feb 20th

The Capitol Republican Women (CRW) will host a candidate forum for the CD4 Officer Candidates on February 20, 2017 at Yarusso’s Italian Restaurant at 635 Payne Ave, St. Paul, MN 55130.   Yarusso’s Map

What:  CRW Hosts a CD 4 Republican Officer Candidate Panel Discussion

When:  Monday, February 20, 2017

Where:  Yarusso’s Italian Restaurant at 635 Payne Ave, St. Paul, MN  55130  Yarusso’s Map


  • 5:30 pm   Short meeting while ordering from the DELICIOUS Menu!
  • 6:00 pm  start for the panel discussion – JOIN US! come with questions for the candidates!

Cost:  $5.00

CRW member Karen Bauman is running for CD4 Deputy Chair, come out to support her, see her flyer for information about her Republican activities.

Karen Bauman for CD4 Deputy Chair Flyer

At this time we know of only two candidates for CD4 GOP Chair:

Michelle Manke (the current CD4 GOP Deputy Chair, a friend of Jim Carson)

Dave Sina (his wife Candy ran for the SD 42 seat in the last election)

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MNGOP BPOU & CD Convention List from February 13 to April 22, 2017

We are posting the Republican Party of Minnesota BPOU Convention list and also the Congressional District Convention list as a courtesy to Minnesota Republicans, those curious about the party, and for members of the press.

We noticed that there is no mention on the events calendars of either the CD4 Republicans nor the Republican Party of Minnesota.  The Deputy Chairs of both of those organizations are running for the Chair for their respective group.  You would think they would oversee the posting of this information to their websites?  They have not but we are.

The following list was prepared by Melissa Hamilton, the Political Director of the RPM, and was sent out to Candidates for the Organizing Offices in the CDs and also the State Party.  Thanks to Dave Sina, candidate for CD4 Chair we obtained this list.

We will list the BPOU Conventions for a week starting February 12 (Lincoln’s Birthday).  Then according to the Date, Congressional District, then from the lowest numerical bpou to the highest.

Lastly we will post the location of the State Central Committee Convention to be held on April 29, 2017 in St Cloud, MN.

Thank you for allowing us to serve you.  ~~ Publius Jr.


Week of February 12 to 18

Date  CD   BPOU    City   Registration/ Convention Start   Convention Maps

2/13   8       Cook County      Grand Marais        6:45/ 7:15pm          Map

2/14   1        Dodge County    Kasson                 6:30/ 7:00 pm          Map

2/14  3 & 5      SD40              Brooklyn Park      6:30/ 7:00 pm        SD 40-Map

2/14   7       Grant County     Elbow Lake          8:00/8:30 am          Map

2/14   7    Roseau County     Roseau                6:00/7:00 pm            Roseau Map

2/16  7    Renville County   Bird Island         5:30/6:30 pm             Renville Map

2/16  8   Chisago County   North Branch    5:30/6:30 pm              Chisago Map

2/16  8   HD 7B                   Duluth                 6:15/ 6:30 pm              HD 7B-Map

2/18  1   Martin County  Fairmont              10:15/ 10:30 am            Map

2/18  2  SD 57                   Lakeville              9:30/10:00 am              SD 57-Map

2/18 3&5  SD 49              Bloomington      7:30/ 9:00 am                SD 49-Map

2/18 3,5,6  SD 37             Fridley                 9:15/ 10:00 am              SD 37-Map

2/18  3    SD 34                 Maple Grove      8:00/ 8:30 am               SD 34-Map

2/18  3   SD 48                  Eden Prairie      8:30/ 9:00 am               SD 48-Map

2/18 4,6  SD 39                 Stillwater          8:30/ 9:00 am                SD 39-Map

2/18  4    SD 43            White Bear Lake   9:00/ 9:30 am                SD 43-Map

2/18  4   SD 53                  Woodbury         8:30/ 9:00 am                SD 53-Map

2/18  5   SD 45                  Crystal               9:30/ 10:00 am              SD 45-Map

2/18  6  Wright County  Buffalo               1:00/ 2:00 pm                Wright-Map

2/18  6   SD 14                  St Cloud            8:00/ 9:00 am                SD 14-Map

2/18  6   SD 35                  Anoka                8:15/ 9:00 am                SD 35-Map 

2/18  7  Becker County   Detroit Lakes   8:30/ 9:00 am                Becker-Map

2/18  7  Meeker County  Litchfield          8:30/ 9:00 am                Meeker-Map

2/18  7  Murray County   Slayton            9:30/ 10:00 am               Murray-Map

2/18  8  Cass County        Hackensack   9:30/ 10:00 am                Cass-Map

2/18  8  St Louis County  Cotton             8:00/ 9:00 am                Map

2/18  8  HD 3B                   Duluth            8:00/ 9:00 am                HD 3B-Map

2/18  8  HD 15A                  Milaca            9:00/ 10:00 am              HD 15A-Map

Week of February 19 to 25

Date  CD   BPOU    City   Registration/ Convention Start   Convention Maps

2/21  1      Olmstead County   Rochester   6:00/ 7:00 pm      Olmstead-Map

2/23  5     SD 46                        Hopkins     6:30/ 7:00 pm       SD 46-Map

2/25  2   Goodhue County      Goodhue    8:00/ 9:00 am       Goodhue-Map

2/25  7   McLeod County      Silver Lake  8:15/ 9:00 am        McLeod-Map

2/25  7  Yellow Medicine Co  Canby         9:45/ 10:00 am      Map

Week of February 26 to March 4

Date  CD    BPOU                     City            Registration/ Convention Start   Convention Maps

2/28  3       SD 33                     Orono        6:30/ 7:00 pm                              Orono Map

3/4    1        Rock County         Luverne    5:30/ 6:30 pm                               Rock Map

3/4   7         Sibley County       Gaylord     8:30/ 9:00 am                              Sibley Map

Congressional Districts 1-8

The following CD Conventions will be listed by earliest date.

Date  CD     City            Registration/ Convention Start   Contact Person     Convention Map

3/18   2      Lakeville     8:00/ 9:00 am         Lloyd Cheney                               CD-2 Map

3/25   6     Albertville   8:00/ 9:00 am         Luke Yurczyk                               CD-6 Map

4/1     1      Owatonna   9:00/ 10:00 am        Carol Stevenson, Pam Seaser  CD-1 Map

4/6    5      Crystal         6:30/ 7:00 pm          David Pascoe                               CD-5 Map

4/22  4      Roseville    TBD                             Jim Carson                                   CD-4 Map

4/22  7   Thief River Falls    8:00/ 9:00 am  Craig Bishop                              CD-7 Map

More Info on the CD 3, 4, & 8 Conventions and Maps

MN RPM State Central Committee Convention

Date         City        Location         Registration/ Convention Start               Convention Map

4/29  St Cloud  River’s Edge Convention Center 7:30 am/ 9:00 am  State Central Map

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OPPOSE REAL ID, FIGHT FOR ENHANCED ID on February 7th, 1:00 pm

We are posting this from the newsletter Citizen’s Council for Health Freedom.  (No time to format it properly). ~~ Publius Jr.




REAL ID is an attack on state sovereignty. It is not innocuous, it is not just another type of state driver’s license…and it is not required to fly, despite what many say. REAL ID is a federally-controlled ID card. MN legislative leadership is pushing for passage, even as 116 PENNSYLVANIA legislators sent a letter to PRESIDENT TRUMP asking him to stop Homeland Security’s unconstitutional overreach. Under the Tenth Amendment, no state needs to conform to REAL ID…or pay the millions of dollars each year to do so.

We can still stop REAL ID in Minnesota! But we need you!

PLEASE COME:  Tuesday, February 7, 20171:00 PM

The Senate Judiciary committee will be devoting the entire hearing to testifiers (pro and con) and member’s questions. Please let us know if you intend to testify or can join us as a visible support in the room.

Here’s what you need to know:

Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy – MN Senate Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer (R-Maple Grove) 1 pm – 2:30 pm Room 1100 – Minnesota Senate Bldg. Senate File 166 (Sen. Pratt)

The details of SF 166 will be presented and public testimony will be taken during the first hour. Remaining time will be for Q&A with testifiers.

TO TESTIFY: If you wish to testify, call or email in advance to be listed on the testifier list. Those wishing to testify, please call Angela Cook at 651-296-4842 or email angela.cook@senate.mn.

NOTE: The committee will not be voting on the bill during this hearing. They will meet again on Wednesday, February 8 to discuss the bill and vote.

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom 161 St. Anthony Avenue, Ste 923, St. Paul, MN 55103 Phone: 651.646.8935  |  Fax: 651.646.0100
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2017 Black American History and Heritage Month

This month We will post a number of stories about the contributions of Black Americans who have contributed to achievements to better our nation and our culture.

Many of them you probably have never learned about in school. Which is not surprising what with the eroding nature of our Public School System.  In St Paul Public Schools nearly 3/4 of the students are not Caucasian and they seem to be neglected by the DFL who like to pose with them for photo ops during their campaigns for School Board.

We are glad to produce articles about Black Americans.  They have contributed the most and have sacrificed the most for their freedom and a shot at the American Dream.  The stated goal of the 1854 Republican Party was to free the slaves and ensure their civil & voting rights.  During the Civil War we secured their freedom and during the Reconstruction Period from 1865-1875 we Republicans enacted the 14th & 15th Amendments that gave Citizenship, Civil Rights, and Voting Rights to former slaves.  Most people don’t know that the Slaves almost were given their freedom at the start of our country but that motion failed in the Constitutional Convention.  This is where the worst compromise was put into place the 3/5 clause that would award southern states with Representation for the number of slaves they had.

There is more History to be found this month, and we are glad to present it to you.

~~ Publius Jr.

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Why are there Still Palestinian Refugees?

It has been almost 69 years since the Palestinians who fled Israel in May 1948 have been Refugees.  There are camps in Jordan, Gaza, Lebanon, and in Syria.  You would think that their muslim brothers & sisters in the countries that surround Israel would have taken them into their populations and helped them to become citizens there.  Yet they still are there pretending they are suffering.  We can thank the United Nations for this mess.  When will the UN ever get something right?

We found this PragerU video featuring Dumisani Washington, Diversity Outreach Coordinator for Christians United for Israel interesting.  We think you will too.

~~ Publius Jr.

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To Save Social Security Roe v Wade needs to be Overturned in Congress

Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law Social Security. He also had declared that the USA was a Christian Nation as numerous Supreme Court case opinions have shown.

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) and Congress enacted Social Security it was a pension system designed after a German plan that would reward retirees at the ripe old age of 65. It was rare that people lived to that age back then to even claim Social Security. So the Democrats knew that this was a sleight of hand back then. They knew it was a pyramid or Ponzi scheme where for every retired worker there would be a number of workers supporting that person through their wages.  There was no lock box, just smoke and mirrors.

The Democrats never thought many things about social security: that your number would be your tracking #, that the ratio of workers to retirees would change, that it would be used for other things than retirement, that interest rates would spiral out of control, and that abortion would be a plank of their party.

Abortion has doomed Social Security’s solvency. When the Baby Boom generation made the previous generation solid it doomed itself by demanding abortion be made legal. Since 1973 over 59 million people have been discarded at the convenience of the living. Now at the time when 64 million boomers are getting ready to retire, there isn’t enough people to support them. Changes will have to be made.

To ensure the current and future generations on social security abortion on demand must end and or the younger generations must be given a different path forward.

Star Parker said that if the US government were to start up a social pension plan today they wouldn’t have set it up the way FDR did it. She said as an example that if one were to put their money into US Savings Bonds their return on their money would be higher than the return that the current system has. Also taxing social security is detrimental to the person receiving it.  Parker says that at the time of the program’s start there were 40 workers to every retiree, now it is down to 3 workers to each retiree.

Minnesota is one of 13 states (MN, CO, CT, KS, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, RI, UT, VT, WV) that taxes people receiving social security. That may change soon after the MN Republicans took control of the State House and Senate in the 2016 election.

One might wonder what FDR would say about abortion and that it is a major plank of their party. Unlike the current Democratic Party FDR had declared that this country was a Christian Nation. The phrase, “Separation of Church and State,” had a different meaning then. Students in school could pray and study the Bible and the government didn’t dictate to those that freely associated as Christians what to do. Christians were welcome in government.  Homosexuals and other perversions were permanently in the closet or were ministered to as the Bible teaches.

It was always postulated what would happen if Christianity were held at arm’s length, weren’t allowed to practice in public, and divorced from public schools–exactly what we have now. The founding fathers and Christian First elected officials prophesied exactly what our country would be like from 1947 onward when the words Separation of Church and State were ripped from President Thomas Jefferson’s 1802 letter to the Danbury Baptist Church saying the Federal Government will never interfere with Christianity.

The Democrats have “cooked” up false claims over the years to get their way. They claimed indoctrination into Christianity to get School Prayer stopped then a year later Bible Study stopped. The first signs of that action produced the loose morals of the late 1960s and disruptive civil disobedience and disrespect of elders.  All the things that our society cherishes took a nose dive while social ills skyrocketed.  Our public education system has never recovered.  They also produced a “right” out of thin air to murder babies in the womb or moments away from an actual birth.

Abortion Rights were based on lies that were fabricated in the Roe v Wade court case. Norma McCorvey who was cast as “Jane Roe,” in the case admits it now that she is a born-again Christian that the case was based on lies. If it were a criminal trial most likely there would be a new trial now that new evidence has surfaced. The fact that tens of millions of babies have been murdered this case should be retried with the new evidence of tampering with the truth.

Here is a video from 2013 about Norma McCorvey.

When Roe v Wade is overturned there would be an intact generation of future workers to provide the numbers where future retirees can be secure in their retirement.

Morality must return to pre-1964 levels as well. The rate of illegitimate births spiralled out of control once there was no moral standard on sexual desires. The Church needs to get back in a position of leadership.

Other Fixes are Needed

The retirement age should be boosted up to an age where general capacity in contributing to a business is still viable. That age will be mostly on an individual basis but 70 or 75 is more reasonable than 62 or 65.

Different industries have different requirements for work. Industries that rely on manual labor such as farming and hand made short production diminishes with age. If companies can transition older workers to mentoring and advisory roles the loss of business experience when one retires can be retained. There is a certain age when workers can’t grasp new techniques or they refuse to be retrained, this should also be considered.

With private individual retirement plans one can determine when they retire. Individuals’ workspan freedom should be supported. The goal of ones life shouldn’t be directed at living in retirement from 65 to 90. With full supporting generations behind potential retirees Social Security and other retirement programs will be solvent for the future.

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Transparent Language Online & Lynda.com are MELSA’s Crown Jewels of Learning

This post was originally posted on gregcopeland911.wordpress.com site on January 13, 2017.  Greg Copeland started up the site to post his concerns about the St Paul Public Schools and for his campaign for the School Board in 2015.  ~~ Publius Jr.

Sometimes you don’ t have to look very far outside of a school to learn new things.  Not everything we adults have learned came from the inside of a classroom, sometimes having a zest for learning new things, new things just seem to find you.

If you attend any of the Metropolitan Libraries you may find MELSA’s (Metropolitan Library Service Agency) newest tools for flexible learning on your own time.  There are two such online tools that you can partake of for FREE. That’s right we said FREE.  They are Transparent Language Online and Lynda.com.

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online is a powerful language learning system that uses flashcards to teach you a set of words or phrases. It is the fastest possible way to lock foreign words and phrases in your long-term memory.

Once you have created your account you will be able to access Transparent Language Online from any computer with Internet access.  Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

To access the Transparent Language Account Set Up click here. This access is from Ramsey County.

You will identify your current language then select from a huge array of languages the one you want to learn.  The education course has a tutorial how to use the software and how to interact with it.  You will need a headset with a microphone to practice the spoken word, otherwise you can go around that and listen and practice writing the new words.

It could be a way to help you to prepare for a vacation where English is not the first language spoken, or to converse with a new neighbor who immigrated legally to this country.

How Does One Navigate Transparent Language Online?


Lynda.com teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills. Users will get unlimited access to a vast online library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized experts and working professionals.

Use your library card to login to Lynda.com for free.

To use Lynda.com without the Library will cost you quite a bit.  Thanks to the Library system here and across the country you can learn the latest software for work, school, or just learning something new that is interesting to you.

This is from the About Us section of Lynda.com:

Lynda.com leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

For 20 years, lynda.com has helped students, leaders, IT and design pros, project managers—anyone in any role—build software, creative, and business skills. Now part of LinkedIn, Lynda.com serves more than 10,000 organizations. With tutorials in five languages, Lynda.com is a global platform for success.

If you’re wondering what areas Lynda.com can instruct you in here are the categories:  Business, Design, Developer, IT, Marketing, Web, Photography, Video, Audio+Music, 3D+Animation, Education + Elearning, and CAD.

For each learning category there are three areas to explore: Topics, Software and Learning Paths.  In some categories there will be a Guide as well.

In each tutorial you’ll have a video and a text that is highlighted as the audio covers a topic.  You can stop it at any time and review what you just saw.

If say life interrupts your learning. You can log off where you are at and your account will list where you left off and resume after life has settled down.

The tutorials are by people who are credentialed in the field they are teaching.  As there is a need for new software or tools, more tutorials will be created.

The Library isn’t just about books only anymore…but it will always be about learning.  ~~ Publius Jr.

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