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The Conspiracy Theory Game

My favorite icebreaker game is one I came up with when I learned that Marion Cottilard 1. almost certainly had an affair with Brad Pitt and 2. 158 more words

For Fun

The Louisiana State Capitol

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

On Tuesday, 19 April 2011, during our spring-break trip to the Deep South, we took a daytrip from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital. 564 more words

Travel

WHAT IS WRONG WITH US

I watch the political demonstrations on television as ask myself why is this happening to our great nation.  The country has given everyone the right to free speech, but not the right to destroy or to hate.  786 more words

Blood and Soil

Steve Bannon emerged from the shadows yesterday to descant on his vision for our future for CPAC.

If you’re not scared by the phrase “deconstruction of the administrative state,” then how about “new political order”? 272 more words

Politics

Is President Trump Channeling the Ghost of Huey Long?

Many rational people across the globe are trying to understand the Trump phenomenon. His manner and affectations offer little in the way of encouragement. Unless one believes building a wall and destroying years of social progress a good thing. 562 more words

Mind Wanderings

Little Rock Look Back: Franklin D. Roosevelt

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.   369 more words

History

On the Death of America

It Can’t Happen Here By Sinclair Lewis

While not Lewis’ best what with his sarcastic and sardonic style in highest dudgeon, it does remind readers just how thin the layers of democracy and civilization are, more easily than we care to believe blown away like topsoil during the Great Depression. 524 more words

Books