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Quote of the day

In consideration of the impending presidential elections, a quote by former President Theodore Roosevelt.

“Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official, save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. 913 more words

History

Sports Park: The Nationals' Last Homestand vs. the Diamondbacks & Marlins, 9/26-10/2/16

Your Nationals (Photo Credit: Keith Allison)

11 things to look forward to during the last Nationals’ homestand of 2016.

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Diamondbacks – September 26-29… 298 more words

Sports Park

Passports

When the phone rang, I was attempting to get three things done at once. I sighed with exasperation at yet another interruption before picking up. A friendly voice on the other end of the line greeted me, then said, “I was calling to see if you’d be interested in an all-expenses paid trip to Italy.” 715 more words

Why Do We Buy Guns? It Sure Isn't Because We Need Them.

In 1883 a young New Yorker named Theodore Roosevelt went out on a hunting trip to the Dakota and Montana territories.  His goal was to get a trophy-sized American bison and mount the trophy in the family home at Oyster Bay.  624 more words

Blogs

Do You Want A Fainting Grandma For President?

Although her political pals are frantically trying to hide it, Hillary Clinton (68) probably collapsed on Sunday due to advanced age. It happens all the time in hallways of nursing homes. 111 more words

REVIEW: Saffire by Sigmund Brouwer

I could feel the humidity and sense the mosquitos in this book set during the construction of the Panama Canal.  The canal zone, with rights to build by the US purchased from France, was going to go through Panama, no matter the scandal, the cost, or the disruption to Panama life.  130 more words

Book Reviews

I Had To Share This Animated Gif Of Teddy Roosevelt And An Oreo

After yesterday’s post about Oreos, I decided to do a quick search for “oreos animated gif.” I’m tired after taking a trip over the long weekend and needed something quick for today. 29 more words