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Triumphant Plutocracy - Episode #9

An insiders view on how bankers, corporations, and lawyers took over the United States Government and became the “Rulers of America” during the Gilded Age.  Written with true authority by a man who had a front row seat for it all, R. 310 more words

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Even More Interesting Stuff on Cleveland

I seriously underestimated this guy. The candy bar Baby Ruth was named after his baby Ruth, not Babe Ruth. His second child Esther was the first child born in the White House. 103 more words

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Tidbits about President Cleveland

So, I may have spoken too soon as far as my previous post saying that not much is jumping out at me.

He was the first President to recognize Labor and signed many bills legalizing the importance of national trade unions, the banning of imported contract labor, and cutting the workday for mailmen to eight hours. 59 more words

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Not Much Stands Out About Grover Cleveland As He Starts His First Presidential Term

I’m halfway through the book and he is in his first Presidency. In his career as Mayor and Sheriff of Buffalo and Governor of New York, he vetoes almost everything as he feels like most bills are “a raid on the treasury.” 54 more words

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Jerry Koosman ties the National League rookie record held by Irving Young (September 13, 1968)

Jerry Koosman ties the National League rookie record on September 13, 1968 when he hurls his seventh shutout of the season, blanking Pittsburgh on just three singles. 173 more words

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In defense of the Old Way

With Game of Thrones being back on the air, the memeverse is up and spitting out tumbler posts and it’s put a thought in my head. 868 more words

Ages and Stages - The "Hairy Arms"

“What in the name of God’s green earth is the Hairy Arms?  Well, the short form of the answer is the name of the place I lived in my Sophomore and Junior years in College.   1,909 more words

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