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The night of the election - Part III

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The night of the election – Part 3

Henry arranged to meet with Dan, they were good friends by now. 833 more words

Richard Kefford

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There’s never enough time.

This isn’t merely true; it’s a truism. It’s axiomatic, and it applies just about everywhere in life. There’s never enough time to get all the work done; there’s never enough time to visit family, see friends, play with the kids, or take the dog for enough walks. 326 more words

Notes On The Collapse

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Has the Time Come to Mandate Universal Service?

Photo above: John F Kennedy meeting with early participants in the Peace Corps, a program of people to people outreach in foreign countries. 1,623 more words
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The perils of codewords

An amusing (though historically significant) misunderstanding from Brian Cathcart’s “Test of Greatness: Britain’s Struggle for the Atomic Bomb”

“For security reasons the Manhattan Project had been ‘compartmentalized’ and as a result, to take one instance, no British scientist had ever laid eyes on the American plutonium piles.

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On This Day -- FDR Signs Neutrality Act [August 31 1935]

“Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that upon the outbreak or during the progress of war between, or among, two or more foreign states, the president shall proclaim such fact, and it shall thereafter be unlawful to export arms, ammunition, or implements of war from any place in the United States, or possessions of the United States, to any port of such belligerent states, or to any neutral port for transshipment to, or for the use of, a belligerent country.”

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1935 Neutrality Act