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How Come You Never Hear The NRA Talking About These Gun-Free Zones?

Now that Gun Nation has managed to get a bunch of craven politicians to vote for unlimited CCW in just about every state, you knew that sooner or later the next issue to be pushed would be abolishing gun-free zones.  629 more words


Imposter Syndrome

It is not the critic who counts; not the main who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.

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Teddy Roosevelt's Darkest Day was Not as US President

Teddy Roosevelt’s darkest day did not occur while he was President of the United States, but rather 17 years earlier.  On February 13th, 1884, Roosevelt was working in the New York state legislature in Albany, attempting in his usual energetic fashion to get a government reform bill passed.  544 more words

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Hobbies that Changed the World - WIF Imagination

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10. Tolkien’s Hobby Changed Fantasy Forever

The list of things inspired by Lord of the Rings and, to a lesser extent, … 2,084 more words


Today in Texas History - May 16

From the Annals of Jingoism – In 1898, Teddy Roosevelt arrived in San Antonio to recruit and train the First Volunteer Cavalry at the Menger Hotel… 141 more words

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Why Republicans Changed and now Ignore Environmental Destruction

Former President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt is credited with the beginnings of the environmental movement in our nation. He began stating his intention to preserve our natural resources by saying: “Our duty to the whole, including the unborn generations, bids us to restrain an unprincipled present-day minority from wasting the heritage of these unborn generations.” 495 more words

The American Bison Is Officially Our National Mammal

The story of the American Bison is an American story through and through. It’s the story of our shared darkness and our shared light. Last summer, the U.S. 394 more words