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The time I corrected NPR

…proving once again how devastatingly smart I am.  That’s right, I corrected NPR.  It was all done in the name of honest, high quality journalism, the likes of which our readers have come to expect from ye olde Chronicles. 351 more words

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Salmon Sleeps With the Fishes

What kind of parents name their son after a fish? Salmon P. Chase was Abraham Lincoln’s Treasury Secretary. He later was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. 867 more words

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The Fourteenth Amendment addresses many aspects of citizenship and the rights of citizens.

The most commonly used — and frequently litigated — phrase in the amendment is  “ 56 more words

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The Revolutionary & Important 14th Amendment

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As I work on my Civil War and Gettysburg text I continue to write about truth, and truth can be very uncomfortable. 1,406 more words

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Texas Fights Immigrants' Lawsuit Over Birth Certificates

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Texas health officials on Wednesday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by immigrant parents who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children because local authorities refused to recognize as valid certain forms of identification. 570 more words

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Lost and Found - July 9th Edition

What to remember about July 9th…

  • 1776  Declaration of Independence read aloud to George Washington’s troops in New York
  • 1850  President Zachary Taylor dies unexpectedly and is succeeded by Vice President Millard Fillmore…
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Where was this voice on gay marriage?

Of all the voices heard across the United States of America that were commenting — pro and con — on the historic Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage, one voice was conspicuously silent. 220 more words

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