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On the Tracks of History

“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

History

Lost and Found - March 28th Edition

What to remember about March 28th…

  • 1834  President Andrew Jackson is censured by Congress for refusing to provide documents requested by lawmakers
  • 1862  Union forces halt Confederate invasion of New Mexico at Battle of Glorieta Pass; hopes of capturing western gold mines are foiled…
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History

Did Dwight Eisenhower say, "plans are useless?"

“in preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Quotes

~Train Art~

“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” 24 more words

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The View From the Prairie

I greatly enjoyed and learned a lot from our guest contributor on ISIS and the Moslem view generally. I hope she will return. But it made me think, I doubt they understand what the American people think either, so maybe I should write  a bit on that. 1,114 more words

Church/State

Unrehearsed Passion



“We have the disgrace of racial discrimination, or we have prejudice against people because of their religion,” he said. “We have not had the courage to uproot these things, although we know they are wrong.”

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US Presidents in the Period 1945-73

Harry S. Truman (1945-53) – Democrat

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-61) – Republican

John F. Kennedy (1961-63) – Democrat

Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-69) – Democrat

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Equality In The USA