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Universal Human Rights Month


The Human Rights movement has been a primary interest of this blogger ever since the late 1960s.  It was during my high school years that I realized that authorities frequently fail to uphold basic human liberties. 974 more words

History

Alcohol and the American Dream

The Cocktail: the Influence of Spirits on the American Psyche

by Joseph Lanza (1995)

Book Review

The term “cocktail,” which first appeared during the Revolutionary War, refers to the adulteration of whiskey, rum, gin, vodka or other hard liquor with wine or non-alcoholic beverages to disguise the bitter taste. 738 more words

Things That Aren't What They Seem

Eleanor Roosevelt: The lady

Eleanor Roosevelt 

Eleanor Roosevelt is one of the most famous first ladies to exist.

She cared about people.

She used to do things like work in soup kitchens and traveled all around the world meeting regular and famous people. 102 more words

So Interesting

When Pigs Have Flown?

When Have Pigs Flown?

The idiomatic expression: “When pigs fly” has been around since the 1600s and implies sarcastically that something is NOT possible. I want to turn that expression on its head and suggest that there have been times when pigs have flown. 336 more words

Not done yet

On November 4, we took the biggest — and toughest — step forward, yet.

When Washington State said Yes to 594, we showed reformers across the nation that they can not only fight — but also beat — the gun lobby at the ballot box and bring commonsense reforms to our gun laws. 189 more words

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