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Emergency Rally to Stop Sessions and the New Drug War!

“Emergency Rally to Stop Sessions & the New Drug War!” That’s the wording of the online notification I saw from the Washington Peace Center, which describes itself as “an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace, justice, and non-violent social change in the metropolitan D.C. 185 more words

D.C.

FACT ALTERNATIVES

Finding alternatives to what is clearly going on and looking to escape reality (‘denial’ as a harsh but accurate summary springs to mind) is a familiar, probably essential, and certainly very human component of all our lives. 329 more words

Wisdom

Donald Trump's bodyguard Suspected to wear FAKE hands during inauguration so he could hold a gun under his coat?

Social media is awash with claims one of the Secret Service agents protecting President Donald Trump had prosthetic arms, with his real hands on the trigger of a gun under his coat. 371 more words

America

Sir William Blackstone Statue

Being on leave from work for the past several weeks, first for the holidays and then unexpectedly for personal reasons, has made me miss my lunchtime excursions to explore the city.  326 more words

D.C.

A precedent-breaking inauguration

On January 20, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made history by being the first President to be inaugurated for a third term. 412 more words

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Uncomplicated thoughts: America

So very proud.

Photographs by Facebook friend, Fe Caces.  Thank you Fe for sharing your talent. 15 more words

Cluttered Closet

J. Franklin Jameson: the Father of the National Archives

Today’s post comes from Elle Benak from the National Archives History Office.

On December 28, 1954, the American Historical Association dedicated a plaque to J. Franklin Jameson, noting his “persistence and wise guidance” in establishing the National Archives. 506 more words

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