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September 27 in history:

Pope Urban VII (real name, Giovanni Castagna) died on this date in 1590.  He had only been the pope for 13 days, the shortest papacy ever.   141 more words

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The Story of the Kennedy Assassination in Jim Lehrer's Autobiography

Autobiography essay #3

For English I have been reading Jim Lehrer’s autobiography A Bus of My Own. Lehrer is a PBS newsman and an author of over 19 novels. 489 more words


The Curious Case of the Candidate's Body Double

Lately we’ve been spending some time at Netflix binge-watching episodes of a British documentary series about conspiracy theories, partly because we need some diversion from that awful presidential race but mostly because we enjoy a good conspiracy theory the way some readers revel in a good mystery novel. 819 more words


Vindication of skeptics, part two

Conspiracy theorists regard themselves as skeptics. They see people who accept mainstream or official accounts as credulous. A mirror image holds for people who reject conspiracy theories, and credit official accounts. 534 more words


Vindication of skeptics, part one

The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism. ~ Thomas Jefferson

There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite conventions to press our doubts too far. 1,338 more words



24 August 2016 McKinney Texas

Sometimes it takes me a while to get around to things.

In this case, it’s taken fifty three years. 333 more words

USA Music Tour 2016

What Difference Does It Make?

I’m so tired of seeing these Kennedy assassination shows, and I’m into history. I can only imagine what someone else must think.

Look, the man is dead. 257 more words

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