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Time to Repeal the Heritage Act

Rain and sleet do not deter Gary Votour, of SC Onward from attending his organized protest rally at the State House. Although inclement weather turned-away attendees, he was concerned that participants would show up without seeing a last-minute cancellation on Facebook. 323 more words


#blogbookaday: Blue Sky White Stars

Summary:  “Wonderfully spare, deceptively simple verses pair with richly evocative paintings to celebrate the iconic imagery of our nation, beginning with the American flag. Each spread, sumptuously illustrated by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson, depicts a stirring tableau, from the view of the Statue of Library at Ellis Island to civil rights marchers shoulder to shoulder, to a spacecraft at Cape Canaveral blasting off. 391 more words




Vientiane is a much nicer city than we had anticipated, and we were quite excited to have a good look around. We wandered along some lovely little streets, past loads of impressive temples, and eventually settled down in the park to relax for the afternoon with books and music. 191 more words

Kneeling For the Right Things

The shirt that the man in this photo is holding says it all in regard to the debate about whether or not to stand when our national anthem is being played. 10 more words

The Librarians Should Hit The Books A Little Harder

I should have enjoyed the show a lot. I did. Well, I enjoyed it, but like a dirt clod on the Mona Lisa, there was one scene that not only threw me out of the show, I couldn’t think of anything else the rest of the show. 602 more words

Personal Development

North and South Korea will march together under one flag at the Olympics

(Source: www.vox.com)

North and South Korea plan to march under a united flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremonies and compete together on their first joint Olympic team — a diplomatic breakthrough that suggests a thaw in tensions between the two nations. 621 more words


BBC News: Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games

I hope the politicians can all take note of this, and follow suit.

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it: 17 more words