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January 8. 1965: By Any Other Name

Illinois Republican Senator Everett Dirksen waged a perennial campaign on behalf of a symbol that was, he claimed, as American as the stars and stripes and the American eagle. 348 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

I am a man...

… of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times

– Everett Dirksen

Leadership

Tea party winning as it's losing

It’s time to give credit where it most definitely is due to the tea party wing of the once-Grand Old Republican Party.

Even when it loses it wins. 436 more words

The Congress: The Covenant

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Wretched Richard's Almanac: By Any Other Name

January 8. 1965

Illinois Republican Senator Everett Dirksen waged a perennial campaign on behalf of a symbol that was, he claimed, as American as the stars and stripes and the American eagle. 254 more words

Humor

A billion here, a billion there ...

A Dallas Morning News blog notes that “A billion dollars isn’t what it used to be.”

Boy, howdy.

http://dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com/2013/09/a-billion-dollars-isnt-what-it-used-to-be.html/

It talks about a list of billionaires in which the starting point now stands at $1.3 billion. 179 more words