Tags » John Kennedy

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

20 more words
Blog

The first rule of American war is not to believe what we're told

Summary: Another war starts with its barrage of propaganda on America, raising the usual questions. Can we learn from experience? Will we demand accurate information and better analysis, laughing at those who have been so often wrong?  1,275 more words

History

The Leila Fowler Murder case is pushed back to August 5th, 2015 to allow for more DNA testing.

The testing of unidentified DNA found on Leila Fowler is taking longer than expected and as a result the start of trial scheduled for May 18th, 2015 was pushed back to August 5th. 33 more words

KENNEDY'S COMMANDO

The lanky volunteer swapping banter with patients at the Wangaratta Hospital, remains anonymous to all but the most perceptive football person.

As a retired male nurse  of 36 years standing,  he’s seen first-hand the fillip that a caring visitor can bring to someone who’s been consigned to bed for a week or more. 1,077 more words

Don't Mess With Texas Art Fairs: On Dallas During a Week of Auctions and Openings

A few blocks away from the Dallas Art Fair—with its collectors rich by oil spending their loot on gorgeous works of art all of last week—is Dealey Plaza, where shots were fired at President John F. 1,630 more words

6 Poems 2016 Candidates Should Read

Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo famously said that “you campaign in poetry; you govern in prose” to contrast the difference between the soaring rhetoric of a candidate and the workaday efforts of an elected official. 670 more words

Jefferson: Bankers More Dangerous than Armies

Paper is poverty … it is only the ghost of money, and not money itself.

–Thomas Jefferson

The Colonies financed the Revolutionary War by printing Continental Currency. 2,259 more words