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Act Like You Have Been There Before

This quote comes from the game of football, and many excellent coaches have been credited with the quote.  However, because of his impact on the game, I choose to attribute it to the great Paul Brown.  640 more words

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Rainbow Pride Born in Massachusetts 


Boston, like many cities this past week, has a lot to celebrate. Remember that the city of Cambridge, not too far north of the historic hub, was the first city to declare same-sex marriage a civil liberty. 217 more words

Editorial

The 14th Amendment - 146th Anniversary

Passed by Congress June 13, 1866, and ratified July 9, 1868, the 14th amendment extended liberties and rights granted by the Bill of Rights to former slaves. 188 more words

PBO

The Willie Horton ad campaign (1988)

“When George Bush used the Willie Horton ad, he knew what he was doing” Politician Paul Tsongas. 326 more words

History

So Far, So Good: 6 Ways We Know Attorney General Loretta Lynch Is On The Right Track

She’s only been with us for a short time, but if the last few months are any indication, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is definitely on the right track. 658 more words

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So Far, So Good: 6 Ways We Know Attorney General Loretta Lynch Is On The Right Track

She’s only been with us for a short time, but if the last few months are any indication, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is definitely on the right track. 658 more words

National

An overdue debate about the Civil War and truth in history

After Charleston, South Carolina, there is a new, vigorous debate about the Civil War, the Confederacy, race relations, slavery, and, about truth in history. It is all very healthy, and all long overdue. 783 more words

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