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Guys, why is Obama singing 'Davy Crockett'? No, really: LOOK (Hint: Media squee-fest alert) [video, photo]

This is not a joke. Repeat: This is not a joke.

In last week Obama has sung in Charleston (Amazing Grace), at camp-out (I Love Being a Girl Scout) and Tennessee (Davy Crockett theme)

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Trekking Through History in and Around Dandridge, Tennessee

Since our plans for an early morning trek to Cades Cove were dashed by the area being closed to motor traffic, as it every Wednesday and Saturday from early May to late September (I’m sure this is cool for bikers and hikers, but it eliminated our possibility of seeing wildlife, who like to hide well before 10:00.), we decided to start the day with retracing our steps around the short loop of Roaring Fork Road. 1,579 more words


The Political Life Of Col. David Crockett

“He went off to Congress and served a spell

Fixin’ up the Government and laws as well

Took over Washington so we heard tell,

and patched up the crack in the Liberty Bell. 1,524 more words

Brian McTamaney

I Don't Remember It That Way

THIS MORNING WHEN I ARRIVED at St. Arbucks for the 9 AM vespers/brewing I was surprised to see that five of the Usual Suspects were already there and engaged in a serious conversation. 579 more words


Remember the Alamo!

Remember the Alamo! by Kevin Randle and Robert Cornett
Charter Books, 1986 (originally published 1980)
Price I paid: 75¢

In 1836, Mexican troops under Santa Anna defeated a small band of Texan defenders at the Alamo.

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