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Opinion | War, Distraction, and a Dying Administration

My friend Karl blew things up. His most famous explosion was the baby carriage in the park. The off-camera screams still ring in my ears. Film school is a special kind of place. 882 more words

K.g. Sambrano

Daily Ramblings - Daily Quote

Today’s Quote:

” Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” – Abraham Lincoln

So true folks. Whether you are trying to lose weight, learn a new language, earn a promotion, or whatever, the process does take hard work and sacrifice. 96 more words


Robert E. Lee: Good, Bad and Human

For your consideration:

The photo is from a Historical Marker Database entry, by my late friend Mike Stroud.  I might make the case this is more a “monument,” but the opening line says “in Memory of….” so maybe we put it in the memorial column. 805 more words

American Civil War

Review: Team of Rivals

I give this book 4 1/2 stars. I will admit that even though I studied history, American History was never really my passion. I viewed it as too new and my interests lied further back to societies long gone. 519 more words


Abraham Lincoln was a Racist: It's Time To Rename 667 Schools

“I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races… I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people.”–Abraham Lincoln… 80 more words

Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois - Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas Debate

Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, July 27, 2017

After exploring Fort Robinson for a couple of hours yesterday morning, I washed my face, changed my clothes, ate a hearty cooked breakfast in the restaurant in the main lodge, and drove east across Nebraska. 2,248 more words

Written By Amy Cools

Who is the party of minorities and women? Spoiler alert -- It is not the Democrats.

From its inception in 1854, the GOP has always supported blacks and minorities. The GOP was organized to oppose and abolish slavery.

  • It emerged in 1854 to combat the Kansas–Nebraska Act, an act that dissolved the terms of the Missouri Compromise and allowed slave or free status to be decided in the territories by popular sovereignty.
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