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Thought for Thursday- 23/10/14- Birthday Reflections!

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years”- Abraham Lincoln.

Another year older, and another year better, inshaAllah! 266 more words

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Köln - Days of Schnitzel past.

Real time life update:

I’m currently sitting on the ICE 813 on my way to Frankfurt flugh (This is the airport, not something we all get in the fall/winter months).  778 more words

Comedy

bookbed recommends: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter and The Shining

For the month of October, the bookbed team shares with the rest of the community some of their favorite book covers.

by Kachi Parado

I needed to take out and look over all my books for this article because I don’t want to be unfair to any of them. 792 more words

Books

Comrade Abraham: Was President Lincoln a Closet Marxist? | Nomadic Politics

When we think of Lincoln, most of us do not consider the sixteenth president as a Marxist revolutionary.

Yet, a little research uncovers some very interesting- slightly confounding- connections between… 369 more words

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Black History Month special: Frederick Douglass (c. February 1818 February 20, 1895)

He was a slave, whom, aided by Quakers, escaped to become an anti-abolitionist and literary sensation. In 1848, Douglass was the only African American to attend the Seneca Falls Convention in upstate New York, which was the first serious forum apropos the rights of women. 147 more words

Black History Month

Learning to Perform without a Live Audience: A Student Docent’s Experience

Editor’s Note: For the inauguration of our new Student Tour of the Ford’s Theatre Museum, Nadia Duncan, 17, tells us about her experience as a student docent leading a tour—in front of a camera. 888 more words

Civil War

Bill O’Reilly: 'History Will Judge The Obama Presidency As A Failure’

By Dom Giordano

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dom Giordano talked with Bill O’Reilly about his new book Killing Patton on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

O’Reilly, whose book suggests General George Patton was murdered in December of 1945, said, unlike typical historians, he goes straight to the source of the information. 419 more words

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