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The Silly Remarks Of The President





Wednesday, November 19, was the 151st anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. This is seven score, and eleven years, ago. This is not as poetic as four score and seven. 390 more words

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World Toilet Day







World Toilet Day is celebrated November 19 this year. A billion people, mostly in third world countries, do not have access to commodes. They are forced to defecate in the open. 509 more words

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The Powers Of Government


“The only way in which our people can increase their power over the big corporation that does wrong, the only way in which they can protect the working man in his conditions of work and life, the only way in which the people can prevent children working in industry or secure women an eight-hour day in industry, or secure compensation for men killed or crippled in industry, is by extending, instead of limiting, the powers of government.” … 236 more words

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The Burning Of Atlanta




Around this time 150 years ago, Atlanta was on fire. General Sherman was preparing for his March to the sea, and wanted to destroy anything of value in the city. 163 more words

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The 50th Anniversary of The Civil Rights Act of 1964

In case you are visiting Washington, DC in the coming year, plan a visit to the Library of Congress’ new exhibit “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom.” The exhibit which recognizes the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is open to the public Monday-Saturday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm until September 12, 2015. 274 more words

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Random Trivia Questions

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5:52 am. Breakfast is cooking. A day out in the world awaits. Can You Answer 13 RANDOM Trivia Questions? The header ad is the Pillsbury doughboy. 527 more words

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