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The Last Time 2 Senate Seats And Governor Were Up For Grabs: 1978

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After two more women accused Al Franken of sexual misconduct Wednesday, the Minnesota senator seems poised to resign.

More than 20 Senate Democrats and several prominent Democratic leaders called for Franken’s resignation Wednesday after a woman accused him of trying to forcibly kiss her in 2006, and another said he groped her while taking a photo in 2009. 248 more words


“I Have No Idea What the Mission for General Westmoreland Was” Matthew Ridgway and the Questions We Need to Ask About Today’s Wars

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Tonight is one of those nights where I want to write about a number of topics but cannot really figure out which one to do a deep dive into, so I will post a thought from David Halberstam’s great book… 706 more words


Peace on Purpose

These days, I spend a good deal of time thinking about peace. I’ve thought about how peace is active, something that requires energy and attention. I came up with the phrase, Peace Is Not Passive. 46 more words



August 29 in history:

Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the U.S. on August 29th, 2005, leading to massive flooding in New Orleans when many levees on the Mississippi were breached.   153 more words

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The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.    ~Hubert H. Humphrey

Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA for International Students

USA Government

Deadline: before 1 Oct (annual)
Study in:  USA
Program starts Apr-Sept 2018

Brief description:

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. 460 more words

The Nix by Nathan Hill

As seen in Goodreads:

It’s 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson—college professor, stalled writer—has a Nix of his own: his mother, Faye. He hasn’t seen her in decades, not since she abandoned the family when he was a boy. 466 more words

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