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The Fourth Branch: An Editorial

by Mike LaForest

“ of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. 1,466 more words


AAS Visit

On Wednesday we as a class when to the American Antiquarian Society and got to physically see published and unpublished documents in person. The cool thing about this was being able to touch and feel how the paper felt during the time period. 740 more words

Primary Sources

Cabernet & Coins: Arrow&Branch

Arrow&Branch (lack of spacing intentional) is a small, estate winery located within the newest Napa Valley AVA of Coombsville.  It was purchased by proprietors, Steve & Seanne Conturisi, in 2007. 935 more words



Ei! Third day of the three days quote challenge! Thanks to Josh Fisher for including me in! Check his blog here: https://jfisher8404.wordpress.com/

The final quote I’ll be using is one that I should be taking in consideration a little more often in my everyday life. 101 more words

Random Rambling


Here’s the most important line from Melania Trump’s October 17 interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper:

“Sometimes I say I have two boys at home — I have my young son and I have my husband.” 1,186 more words

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Benjamin Franklin said ‘Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days’

Our front room smells of curry and farts
As two grown men have moved in… 103 more words