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MJi: Generational Media Differences

My mother, Ruby Jeanette Crow, 61, was born Sept. 23, 1954 in St. Louis, MO. She moved to Jonesboro, AR when she was 12 years old, and currently resides in Hobart, OK, where she is the Assistant Scanning Coordinator at United Supermarkets. 940 more words


JFK and Snowden: two films by Stone

I just read Kurt Loder’s review of Snowden, Oliver Stone’s new film about Edward Snowden. Here are a couple of comments. I’ll try to go easy on context and explanation, to make the points briefly. 556 more words

Law And Society

JFK in Georgetown

(Visited 16 September 2016) Founded in 1751, Georgetown was a port city along the Potomac River 40 years before Washington D.C. was established. It’s now a destination for shopping and eating and is full of history, including Georgetown University which was founded in 1789 and is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit University in the United States. 211 more words

Historical Sites


September 15 in history:

September 15th of 1901 was Theodore Roosevelt’s first full day as president, after the assassination of William McKinley.  Roosevelt had been vice president for only six months before succeeding McKinley.  140 more words

Today In History

Ed Rendell: Some Very Effective Presidents Were Sick In Office

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell defended Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton after she collapsed while leaving a ceremony at ground zero on 9/11 and later revealed she is suffering from pneumonia, saying Clinton is in fine health otherwise. 415 more words

Heard On

Cohen: When should health concerns disqualify a candidate from seeking the U.S. presidency?

Today, Ottawa Citizen columnist Andrew Cohen begins a series of weekly columns on the U.S. elections from his perch south of the border for the 2016-17 academic year. 693 more words


Hillary Clinton's health is fine - focus on the real issues

I’m not a doctor, so this is not a medical diagnosis. But it is a reminder that we need to keep things in perspective. And when it comes to Hillary Clinton, part of that perspective is the fact that, when she was First Lady, her husband asked her to take on some policy duties and because she was a strong, intelligent, outspoken woman, conservatives went apeshit and have spent the last 30 years attacking her for having the audacity of not knowing “her place.” 182 more words

American Culture