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1941: The Year Slavery Finally Ended

Slavery by Another Name

PBS (2012)

Film Review

This shocking documentary reveals how virtual slavery persisted in the South for 80 years after the Civil War and the enactment of the 13th amendment. 811 more words

Hidden History

Earth Day - 2015

Hey all,

To save you the unnecessarily long, “I’m back” post, I’m back.  Here’s hoping I stick with it again.

I decided to start again today, on Earth Day, namely because I wanted to share with you some of my favorite environmental minded quotes.   579 more words


Is Mt. Rusmore Good or Bad

Taking Indian land for gold speculation= bad

Making said land a national park = bad

Having a White Supremacist carve that land with public money = bad… 40 more words

Review of "Theodore Roosevelt: A Life" by Nathan Miller

Theodore Roosevelt: A Life” by Nathan Miller (published in 1992) was the first comprehensive, single-volume biography of Roosevelt in over three decades. Miller was the author of more than a dozen books including “ 453 more words


Dear Governor Christie ... Ever thought about going full-on 'Teddy'?

@ Drumthwacket, on the second leg of my ‘Meet & Greet the Candidates’ tour *: After my serendipitous coffee chat with Hillary a few weeks ago, I’m determined to get an audience with another oft-maligned character in the vetting of 2016 presidential candidates. 1,522 more words

Political Musings

Army Morale Remains Low Under Obama

When I read the following story’s headline, my first response was,

Well, duuh!

USA Today reports that

More than half of some 770,000 soldiers are pessimistic about their future in the military and nearly as many are unhappy in their jobs, despite a six-year, $287 million campaign to make troops more optimistic and resilient, findings obtained by USA TODAY show. 1,224 more words



It is not the critic who counts ,not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better.  283 more words