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George Takei: Why I love a country that once betrayed me - YouTube

Having grown up as I have in a very conservative environment, and in many ways I’m very grateful for that, I repeatedly find myself struggling with one a few inconsistencies that I find in the fabric of the culture. 471 more words


The Banquet is Set

It would be a “sumptuous” banquet, according to the Navy, at this anniversary celebration at NTS San Diego.

The photograph comes from the National Archives

Chester Nez, misunderstood

Chester Nez, a Navajo American and the last of the original ‘code talkers’, died last month. Flags in the Navajo nation were lowered to half-mast and obituaries appeared in newspapers around the world. 871 more words

Chester Nez

My American Dream - NEW MUSIC

Hello everyone,

Two weeks ago, my Great Grandma passed away. She was quite the woman, and will be greatly missed. The days following her passing were filled with time spent with family, and many stories of both of my great grandparents. 147 more words

Aaron Clafton


I love the first paragraph of this memoir where Kostek, as he was known, describes himself as a loner. By the time you finish the manuscript you will not be surprised that someone who had to be so mentally strong and self sufficient withdrew into themselves as a survival mechanism. 604 more words


In Darkness: Schindler's List in the Sewers

Based on true events which took place in the Polish city of Luvov in WW2, this gruelling arthouse film revisits the emotional and factual territory familiar from Anne Frank’s diary and Schindler’s List. 434 more words

Film Reviews

Episode 157

The Indie Gentlemen’s Podcast
The Podcast of public record.

1. Theme Song “Red Horse Rising” by X-Proph3t
2. Bad Luck, bad Liver. By Soda Jerk. 151 more words