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Jury Duty


April 15 is the day income tax returns are due. Many self anointed conservatives make noise on this day. 364 days a year they loudly celebrate American exceptionalism. 416 more words

Politics

A Cure for Pokeritis

Movie #61 released in 1912 added to the Registry in 2011.

The Plot: A wife gets sick of a husband gambling and makes him promise to quit, when he doesn’t and hides it from her, she concocts a plan to scare him straight. 179 more words

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Drones


A giant art installation in Pakistan got some attention. An international committee displayed a large picture of a child, in an area that receives many drone strikes. 169 more words

Religion

Monument: Library of Congress

If not a monument, this place is monumental.  Founded in 1800, the Library of Congress in Washington DC is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution.   I just wish I were able to go in and not view it from behind the glass.  60 more words

Photography

A Bronx Morning

Movie #60 released in 1931 added to the Registry in 2004.

The Plot: Depicting life in the Bronx before New York City traffic really started in the morning. 215 more words

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A Pyramid in the Middle of Nowhere Built To Track the End of the World | Gizmodo

A huge pyramid in the middle of nowhere tracking the end of the world on radar, just an abstract geometric shape beneath the sky without a human being in sight: it could be the opening scene of an apocalyptic science fiction film, but it’s just the U.S. 72 more words

Librarianship

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Steamboat Willie

Movie #59 released in 1928 added to the Registry in 1998.

The Plot: Mickey Mouse works on a steamboat and has to get his duties done even though he fools off a lot. 146 more words

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