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The Destruction of the American Buffalo

In 1862 President Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act. Thus connecting the millions of Americans waiting for opportunity to an easy and effective means of transportation westward. 310 more words

Gratitude

I’ve heard a lot about “manifestation” in the last few years. The way it’s been explained to me  is that if you think of a goal or something you want and “put it out into the universe”, those wishes will manifest. 983 more words

The Key to Happiness: Coconuts

“…the key to happiness simple: Abandon your earthly possessions, move to a tropical island, become a nudist, and eat only coconuts.”

—Zoe Bernard,”The Curious Case of August Engelhardt, Leader of a Coconut-Obsessed Cult…

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The Dark "Divinity" of Donald Trump

Axios reported this morning that the Trump administration is now arguing that the President cannot be guilty of obstruction of justice because the constitution declares he is the chief law enforcement officer of the land.  496 more words

Christianity

"Manifest Destiny," National Hubris, and Trumpism

Axios reported this morning that the Trump administration is now arguing that the President cannot be guilty of obstruction of justice because the constitution declares he is the chief law enforcement officer of the land.  496 more words

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Climate Change and its Ruins

The United States has become a powerful country through the acquisition of different lands dating back thousands of years. Much of the United States’ expansion during the 18th century was believed to be their God-given right through Manifest Destiny. 973 more words

So Much History Today

Today in History, December 2: What a busy day in US History! 1775 – The American flag is hauled aloft aboard the first US Navy ship, the USS Alfred, by her commander, Capt. 120 more words