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Trump, Like JFK, Should Make Nuclear Test Ban Top Priority

President Trump’s first treaty might be closer than you think, if he chooses peace. It’s the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which bans all nuclear test explosions. 62 more words


Newly Declassified CIA Report Exposes Over 25 Years Of U.S. Plans To Destabilize Syria

Source: Mint Press News

Anti-Assad protesters burn a picture of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with ‘Corruption’ written across his face. (AP/Kostas Tsironis)

SYRIA — While the nearly seven-year-long sectarian “civil war” in Syria is widely believed to have started in 2011, revelations in recent years have shown that the sectarian war that has sunk Syria into chaos actually precedes the “official” start of the conflict. 487 more words

Caleb Gee reblogged this on United States Hypocrisy and commented:

The CIA and the U.S. military industrial complex have been sharpening their knives for Syria for a quarter of a century now. Much of the chaos and bloodshed we are seeing there now are a part of this decades-long design.

Beauty and The Beast Movie Review

For a generation, the 1991 animated adaptation of Beauty and the Beast has defined how modern audiences view fairy tales.

This past weekend, the live action… 376 more words


Fraggle Report~ Washington Old Hall ~July 2016 ~part 1

It was a lovely day when Sophie and I went to visit Washington Old Hall which has a (tenuous) link to the 1st President of the USA, George Washington, I say tenuous as it is his ancestral home, but… 365 more words


Theme for the Week - Quirky Dorset Part 3


So, continuing my ‘Theme for the Week’, we are looking at odd, strange, unusual, weird, puzzling things and there is none more quirky than this! 461 more words


The Marx Brothers: The Chico Years | Travalanche

Time once again to celebrate the birthday of Leonard “Chico” Marx (1887-1961). Today seems to me an appropriate time to float a notion I came up with the other day, a way of looking at … 31 more words


Jumping Over to Jumping Pound Hall

I promised I would get back to some historical place posts.  Today’s posting is about the Jumping Pound Hall.  Located just southwest of Cochrane, the hall was originally built in 1927, at least according to the sign in front of the building. 439 more words