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Out of Touch

Still paying attention to the national election, and still find it disturbing.  It is boggling to me that so many people, according to the polls, can still support Donny.   421 more words


this day in crime history: september 8, 1935

On the day in 1935, Senator Huey “The Kingfish” Long was shot in the Louisiana State Capitol.  He died two days later of complications from the wound. 159 more words

True Crime

"It’s not where you take things from—it’s where you take them to"*...

Early in the morning on Sunday, 28 August, the German artist Anselm Kiefer’s 35,000sq. m studio and warehouse space in Croissy-Beaubourg, about 25km west of Paris, was burgled and robbed, …

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TRUMP OF THE WILL: Is the Republican Nominee the Man in the Munich Beer Hall? 

            “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

                        –George Santayana

I quote this hackneyed aphorism only to tear it down. The problem, I would tell Santayana if we were to hash things out over a Starbucks coffee, is that the past never repeats itself in recognizable form. 534 more words



This will appear in the Bernice Banner, Bernice Louisiana the week of 7/10/2015.

Huey Long was a very controversial individual. Some called him a demagogue while other thought of him as a savior that would bring America out of the Great Depression. 624 more words


June 5th in history:

Only two U.S. Senators have been assassinated while in office.  One was Huey Long of Louisiana.  The other was Robert F. Kennedy, shot on June 5th, 1968, just moments after giving a victory speech at a Los Angeles hotel on the night he won the California presidential primary. 164 more words

Today In History

"The Thing That Launched Trump's Campaign": Birtherism; Trump’s Original Sin And The Media’s Latest One

Next time you watch the news, do me a favor. Take a look at the reporters’ arms. Do they seem tired to you? Overworked? They have to be a little sore at least. 1,013 more words