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They're Supposed to Be Awful

Questioner: Was there more civility among politicians in the early years of the Republic?

Gore Vidal: Well that’s not what they’re there for. Civility among politicians is oxymoronic – they’re supposed to be awful. 174 more words

Politics

Announcing Revolutionary War Wednesdays!

History can resemble the peeling of an onion. There are multiple layers, each one resting on top of each other and, when peeled back, can provoke an emotion—anger, happiness, empathy, or a score of others. 292 more words

Emerging Civil War

The Final Push to Berlin: The History Behind “Fury”

History.com: By April 1945, the Allies had entered the heart of Nazi Germany and were weeks away from victory in Europe. Although the end was near, war never ends quietly. 87 more words

Culture

Are extra terrestrials visiting us?

For much of this century and the last century various news outlets have featured regular reports from people claiming to have seen unidentified flying objects in the sky, that they believe to be the spaceships of intelligent humanoid beings from other worlds sent here to observe us. 886 more words

Alien Abductions

Lost and Found - January 17th Edition

What to remember about January 17th…

  • 1706  American inventor, statesman, printer, and Founding Father Benjamin Franklin is born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1790)
  • 1781  Continental Army victory at Battle of Cowpens opens door for reconquest of South Carolina by Patriot forces; Tarleton and his Legion crushed…
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History

Bill Belichick compares Patriots' playoff preparation to Dwight D. Eisenhower quote

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – William S. Belichick quoted Dwight D. Eisenhower Friday.

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick was asked about the value of preparation going into Sunday’s AFC title game here against the Indianapolis Colts. 185 more words

NFL