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Always Have Your Wingman

The bolted front door was unlocked by a facilities manager who walked around the first floor with me while telling a tale of WW I amputees, an excess of removed limbs and something about the basement and a concrete burial. 218 more words

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America’s Conservative Road to Destruction – A Brief History

I’ve recently Friended Bruce Bacon from a mutual progressive facebook group, and this article was published from one of his posts.  It’s long, but concise, to the point, and weaves together all the pieces which I believe to be true as causes of today’s effects. 177 more words

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States License Plate Challenge

   

Are you staying somewhere with a lot of foreign service families? We are at Oakwood, possibly the best parking lot in the U.S. to try to find a license plate from every state! 177 more words

A Critique from the Midwest Book Review

5.0 out of 5 stars A remarkable look at the war for basic American rights, recommended, October 5, 2011 By Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI USA) … 108 more words

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19th Century Roadtrip

A crowded stagecoach, c. October 19, 1887.

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Happy News Cafe

Lightfoot Solomon Michaux (1885-1969), an evangelist preacher and tv show host, with patrons of his Happy News Cafe, 1727 7th St, Washington, DC.  Taken by photography studio… 11 more words

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Why the Honduran Children Flee North

By Dennis J Bernstein in Consortium News

AP: Hillary Clinton was probably the most important actor in supporting the coup in Honduras. In part, perhaps, one would assume because one of her best friends from law school, Lanny Davis, who had actually run her campaign for a while, her presidential campaign against Obama, was hired immediately following the coup by the most powerful business group in the country, that supported the coup, as the representative for the Micheletti coup government in Washington.

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