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Just left The World’s Saddest Baseball Game. C had tickets to his company’s cookout @Appalachian Power Field, and had asked me to join him. I’m riding (again) in the backseat to give his ass-hole uncle, D, some acreage-re room. 63 more words

Baseball

The 'C' Word

There is much controversy surrounding the word I’m thinking of.

You don’t hear it much out and about, but most know its meaning. It seems that it’s always used in a negative way, often as an insult, and has been known to induce attitude shock or offence (so much so that artistic expression of the concept is, in certain countries, considered so inappropriate that it’s actually illegal).  1,137 more words

Communism

The Untold History of the United States

This is a documentary series not a fictional movie by Oliver Stone’s and Peter Kuznick. Oliver Stone’s re-examination of under-reported events in American history. I was so amazed by how little I known about history. 70 more words

Documentary

Breaking Stalin's Nose

REVIEW

4.5 Bulls

Eugene Velchin’s Newbery Honor book Breaking Stalin’s Nose is an honest look at the struggle that was life during Stalin’s Soviet Union. Velchin masterfully demonstrates the level the Kremlin reached when it came to brainwashing the Soviet youth and he does so by somehow bringing humor and heartache together seamlessly. 45 more words

Review! Top Secret Files: The Cold War by Stephanie Bearce AND A GIVEAWAY!

Be sure to read to the bottom of this post for the link to the Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win a copy of this book! 723 more words

Bibliophile

Fly Me to the Moon, and Let me Blow it all Apart

Getting the late summer blues readers? The charm of the bugs, humidity, and swamp-ass starting to wear thin? Well, fear not because like Brutus to your Caesar I’ve got your back. 1,052 more words

Why Americans Believe that Bombing Hiroshima was Necessary

Gary G. Kohls, MD

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An estimated 80,000 innocent civilians, plus 20,000 weaponless young Japanese conscripts died instantly in the Hiroshima bombing raid. Hundreds of thousands more suffered slow deaths and disabilities from agonizing burns, radiation sickness, leukemia, anemia, thrombocytopenia and untreatable infections.

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Government