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January 26, 1784: Soar Like a Turkey

If Benjamin Franklin had had his way, the bald eagle would never have become a national symbol. He would have preferred the rattlesnake which he suggested was an appropriate symbol of “the temper and… 211 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

“Never leave that till tomorrow
which you can do today.”
Benjamin Franklin

Initiative Quotes

Benjamin Franklin

One of the Founding Fathers f the United States, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. 52 more words

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Quotation - Benjamin Franklin

A place for everything, and everything in its place.

– Benjamin Franklin

Weekly Post

You Can't Have Both

There are two links to two different stories here (bear with me, there’s a point).

  1. After a baby was maimed by police during a no-knock raid (a flash grenade was thrown and it landed in the baby’s crib), the state of GA is considering a law that would limit the use and legality of no-knock raids based on 4th Amendment privacy concerns.
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Politics

It's a great time on TV for American Revolution nerds

As you can see in my contributor bio down below, I am a proud history nerd—and no part of history tickles my fancy more than the good old American Revolution. 922 more words

By failing to prepare You are preparing to fail.

–Benjamin Franklin