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Going with it

After not diving for three years it was finally time to submerge again. The day before, I’d checked with the dive center about the possibilities. I should have known. 495 more words


Book Club

Book Club meets today. We have read “Killing Kennedy” by O’Reilly for this month’s discussion. I was quite young when the Bay of Pigs incident happened, a disaster for the new President, and then the subsequent Cuban Missile Crisis which showed Kennedy’s growing maturity as a leader. 297 more words


Vote to Update OMB’s Three-Decade-Old FOIA Fee Guidelines, "28 Pages" Not the Only 9/11 Documents Still Senselessly Withheld, and More: FRINFORMSUM 4/21/2016

The FOIA Federal Advisory Committee voted unanimously to update the Office of Management and Budget’s three-decade-old FOIA fee guidelines during its most recent meeting on Tuesday, April 19.  1,296 more words


This Just In! The Dick Cavett Show and GD255 Video/MP3

Where else can you get Nixon, Nazis, Archie Bunker, Gurkha Cigars, The Muppets, William F. Buckley, and that’s just in and around the topic of the Viet Nam War and the dumbing down of television? 419 more words


Jerry Enos served aboard USS Essex at Bay of Pigs & USS Enterprise during Cuban Missile Crisis

Jerry Enos of Port Charlotte, Fla. loved his time in the U.S. Navy. He signed up at 17 in 1955 when he was still in high school and spent almost 20 years on the decks of some of the Navy’s biggest and fastest ships as an aviation structural mechanic. 1,582 more words

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The United States, Cuba and Chariots of Hope

Barack Obama last month became the first president since Calvin Coolidge to visit the island of Cuba. His three-day trip marked the culmination of a process of political rapprochement which was foretokened two and a half years ago by a… 1,563 more words