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Trompe le Monde (China wins again)

Yes, Trompe le Monde is a Pixies album, a quite good one by the way.  It translates to “Fool the World.”  That’s what truly interests me.  380 more words

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History of Valentine's Day Romantic & Courageous

Write-Up & Photo by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

Who would have thought the history of Valentine’s Day is rooted in both romance and courage?

Sweethearts will enjoy candlelight dinners this evening, while friends and loved ones exchange candy, flowers and cards throughout the day. 295 more words

Jacqueline Bennett

Teaching Teachers in Ignorant America

We Need to Rewrite the Textbook on How to Teach Teachers

by Simon Oxenham  at Big Think:

We need to completely rewrite the textbooks on how to teach teachers. 212 more words


February 14, 1929:

During the height of Prohibition, on this day in 1929, the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place. This event was as escalation of the rivalry between the two leading gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone, and the North Side Irish gang led by “Bugs” Moran. 311 more words

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Scalia Death....Once Great, USA, in Profound Crisis!

RIP   ANTONIN SCALIA….by Roger Kimball

“I just got the dreadful news that Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead, age 79, this morning at a Texas resort. 546 more words

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The Good Judge, Antonin Scalia Dead at 79

Scalia, The ‘Good Judge’

Antonin Scalia’s decades on the Supreme Court

by Terry Eastland  at the Weekly Standard

“My only agenda is to be a good judge!” 247 more words

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