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Get Me to Which Church on Time

“Rubio himself goes to two churches. Sometimes the family attends a Baptist-affiliated service on Saturday night and a Catholic Mass on Sunday.” Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 189 more words

Politics

Trump, Choices and the Kingfish

People say Trump is a fascist.

They say he’s the ultimate expression of modern neoconservatism, the result of far right politics broadcast across the nation, from Glenn Beck to Rush Limbaugh. 733 more words

Politics

Little Rock Look Back: FDR

On January 30, 1882, future U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born.  In 1936, he visited Little Rock as part of a statewide tour in conjunction with Arkansas’ Centennial celebration.   363 more words

History

Robert E. Lee and the Politics of Historic Preservation

Podcast, Episode 4: Robert E. Lee and the Politics of Historic Preservation

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In this episode, Colin talks about the recent efforts to remove statues of Confederate leaders, including one of Robert E. 72 more words

A Louisiana Holiday Adventure

As I took the ornaments off the tree, I realize that my sweetie and I have truly blended our lives together. We now have ornaments from our adventures together. 845 more words

Is this a remake of an old movie?

And of course I mean….

The Donald.  Many of us would characterize him as a demigod, referring to the derogatory definition that elevates an individual to an impressive or important status for self aggrandizement.  487 more words

Campaign promises: the truth

Editor’s note: I don’t know what has been getting into Monty Skew lately.  It may be hard to keep a good man down, but it’s no easier doing the same to Mr Skew when he’s in such an excited state.  825 more words

Political Promises