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We Need Better Heroes

Ever noticed that when we find someone we like, we overlook his or her faults?

I realize that sounds like a Christian virtue—not holding a person’s sins against them—and that is true to a point. 347 more words

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This Week In History: The Beatles, Ray Stevens, James Brown, Keith Richards, + Lance Bass

“Brooklyn’s Own” Joe Causi has been around a few blocks, quite a few times — so when he’s got some music history for you, you’d better take heed. 466 more words

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I Would Have Voted Nay

I know someone’s going to call me un-American …

Earlier this week, my wife and I spent a few days in Colonial Williamsburg. A great experience, especially for history nerds like my wife and me. 449 more words

This Week In History

This Week In History: The Turtles, Woodstock, Bob Marley, Frank Sinatra, and Neil Diamond

“Brooklyn’s Own” Joe Causi has been around a few blocks, quite a few times — so when he’s got some music history for you, you’d better take heed. 386 more words

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THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: MAY 2ND to MAY 6TH:

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: MAY 2ND to MAY 6TH:

Friday – May 6, 2016  –  Today in History:

1835 – James Gordon Bennett published the “New York Herald” for the first time. 1,153 more words

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This Week In History: Harrison, Springsteen, Jackson, Lennon, and Hill

“Brooklyn’s Own” Joe Causi has been around a few blocks, quite a few times — so when he’s got some music history for you, you’d better take heed. 359 more words

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ANZAC DAY – A VERY HARD BISCUIT

GUY COWARD

When I first contemplated writing something about ANZAC Day, I prepared myself to become very angry with the direction ANZAC Day was headed. Nationalism and patriotism seem to have replaced a day for sombre reflection. 761 more words

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