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(1990’s | journalese (film) | “the heartland,” “middle America,” “America’s breadbasket”)

While this term ought to be restricted to areas between the east and west coasts of the United States, it can be used for any region that feels marginalized in national politics or popular entertainment. 563 more words

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LISA MASCARO: Is Conservative Heartland Ready For Rubio

Los Angeles Times — As Marco Rubio sliced through a pork roast at an Iowa fairgrounds, not even a softball question about his family’s beloved Cuba could get the Republican presidential hopeful to veer from friendly chit-chat to engage in a more substantive political conversation. 49 more words

Politics

Townsfolk In Prairie Community of Plains, Kansas Rally Support For Long Needed Community Grocery Store

New York Times: Here in southwest Kansas, where small communities have struggled since the Dust Bowl to retain businesses and residents, a town’s viability is measured by what has not yet closed. 117 more words

Culture

Breaking heartland in August: Osage County

A Writer’s review.

SIX decades ago, great American playwrights like Arthur Miller, Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams only ever alluded to addiction, sexual diversity, mental health and suicide, or portrayed them in the hands of villains who always ‘got it’ at the end. 592 more words

Meryl Streep

American Heartland

The only thing I knew about Iowa before moving there was that the heavy metal band Slipknot was formed in Des Moines. This was a group whose live shows included men running around in jumpsuits and masks, wreaking havoc on stage. 747 more words

Forensic findings on Obama’s birth certificate: ‘A 100 percent forgery, no doubt about it’ | @ World Tribune Newspaper

Forensic findings on Obama’s birth certificate: ‘A 100 percent forgery, no doubt about it’ | @ World Tribune Newspaper

By Grace Vuoto

There is a problem with President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate: It’s a forgery, say multiple forensic experts who have examined it. 434 more words

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Picture blog: A Journey Through the American Heartland

I recently took a trip out west to Denver and was struck by the beauty and vastness of the American Heartland.  Here are few snapshots of that trip. 344 more words

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