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One of Many Strange Alabama Political Facts

Who can answer this question related to Alabama political history? Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was the American Independent Party candidate for president in 1968, but he ran under a different party label in Alabama. 339 more words

1968 Presidential Election

Revisiting President Kennedy 

Roy Peter Clark, the great American writing coach, once told me that one always remains under the shadow of the prominent people after whom one’s educational institutions are named. 322 more words

Edward Mason Fellowship Program

07-03-2014 Journal Entry - 4th of July!

I’m sitting here quietly writing this blog on the 4th of July as I try to do every year.  I’m thinking about my late grandfather (born on the Fourth of July) and whose birthday we always celebrated along with the country’s.  All too often in the past I’ve fallen into the flag waving routine as many others do.  I love this country and as always I’m proud to be an American (95% of the time) even though Democrats and Liberals make 100% an unreachable goal. 572 more words

Just Saying Again

Without The Civil Rights Act, Clinton Says He Wouldn't Have Been President

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Former President Bill Clinton was in town Monday to accept the Dean’s Award for Public Leadership from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. 219 more words

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Misfits and Inglorious Bastards

I went back to my past a few weeks ago–and discovered they were tearing It down.

The past had been safely housed for over forty years inside the old gray stone monolith that was the… 1,188 more words