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BJU & Dormsbury 1981-82

Hard to believe that this summer, these pencil and Flair pen doodles on notebook paper will turn 35 years old.  Seems like they should be married and have kids — at least get a job and stop living with me — but, no… 385 more words

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December 2 in history

1409 – The University of Leipzig opened.

1755 – The second Eddystone Lighthouse was destroyed by fire.

1763 – Dedication of the Touro Synagogue, in Newport, Rhode Island, the first synagogue in the United States. 734 more words

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My articles No.1 - The political decisions that led to the 1982 Falklands War between the UK and Argentina

Prior to the spring of 1982 few of us in Britain could have said with any certainty where in the world the Falkland Islands were. Why should we when the islands were little more than a barren group of rocks barely a few hundred miles north of the Antarctic. 3,925 more words

Politics Uk

Saddam’s Green Light

By Robert Parry, from the first investigative series published at Consortium News in early 1996

In summer 1980, Iraq’s wily president Saddam Hussein saw opportunities in the chaos sweeping the Persian Gulf.

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December 2 in history

1409 – The University of Leipzig opened.

1755 – The second Eddystone Lighthouse was destroyed by fire.

1763 – Dedication of the Touro Synagogue, in Newport, Rhode Island, the first synagogue in the United States. 737 more words

History

Ford Becomes Vice-President

The Presidency of Richard Nixon is known for its many precedents,  mostly negative. The Nixon administration was at the heart of some major Constitutionally relevant events. 1,237 more words

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