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the facts.

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ask her (black woman who lost a son / partner/ 
questions (Do you feel for those who do not feel for you? 155 more words

Teddy Roosevelt Had Donald Trump’s Number

President Theodore Roosevelt

“Of all corruption, the most far-reaching for evil is that which hides itself behind the mask of furious demagoguery, seeking to arouse and to pander to the basest passions of mankind.”

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My mother is from Nevada and came from pioneer stock.  Her mother immigrated to the Tahoe basin in the early 1900s and her father was born on Sweetwater Ranch near Bridgeport, California; a lovely town in the mountains between Tahoe and Yosemite.  639 more words

August 28, 1862

On this day in the Civil War, the Battle of Groveton occurs with both sides suffering many casualties. The Federal troops are commanded by General Rufus King. 8 more words

The Civil War


In early August I wrote about an experience on the road between Boston and Rhode Island, an experience that I described to people as being in the midst of a Klu Klux Klan rally where no one wore a hood. 741 more words


The Pony Express in Prose and Poetry


On April 3, 1860, a mail pouch containing 49 letters, five telegrams and miscellaneous papers was handed to a young rider in St. Joseph, Missouri. 396 more words